History

Sun 8 Nov 2020

‘The best place’: What Surfers was like before high-rises

Premium Content ‘The best place’: What Surfers was like before high-rises

101-year-old Mary Browning grew up in a Surfers Paradise when it was still bush, wild horses roamed the beach and Jim Cavill was just getting started.

Fri 30 Oct 2020

‘You were young … you thought you were bulletproof’

Premium Content ‘You were young … you thought you were bulletproof’

BIG READ: One of Queensland’s last WWII vets, a 96-year-old Sarina soldier, will be honoured today in a special ceremony.

Fri 23 Oct 2020

‘Embarrassing’ AFL photo goes viral

‘Embarrassing’ AFL photo goes viral

It sounded like a dumb idea from the start and the end result has confirmed everyone’s worst suspicions about this grand final flop.

Thu 22 Oct 2020

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Playing with snakes was a dangerous business for Ram Chandra, who made it his career.

Wed 7 Oct 2020

Beach shack demolition in millionaire's row put on hold

Premium Content Beach shack demolition in millionaire's row put on hold

DEMOLITION of historic sand miner’s home in Byron Bay has been put on hold.

Tue 29 Sep 2020

Vietnam vet recalls horror of war

Premium Content Vietnam vet recalls horror of war

A Queensland digger still hears the sound of gunfire and death as if it was yesterday, almost 50 years on from the most brutal fire fight in South Vietnam.

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