History

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Woodford dust to be history

Woodford dust to be history

Woodford Folk Festival fans will soon be able to experience the event’s magic minus the dust with big changes to the iconic site.

Fri 23 Nov 2018

The mysterious tribes clinging to their ancient ways

The mysterious tribes clinging to their ancient ways

For thousands of years, these tribes have lived bountiful lives on their remote islands and highland valleys. But genocide has decimated their numbers.

Thu 22 Nov 2018

Killarney tornado helped start something Queenslanders need

premium_icon Killarney tornado helped start something Queenslanders need

WITH their tiny town in tatters, Killarney people told the government something needed to be done. The SES formed seven years later.

Brave act in storm sparked romance between Killarney lovers

premium_icon Brave act in storm sparked romance between Killarney lovers

'MY FIRST instinct was to shield her': Sparks flew between two lovers in the terrifying minutes when Killarney tornado hit.

Wed 14 Nov 2018

TOWN REMEMBERS: 'We didn't have time to do anything'

premium_icon TOWN REMEMBERS: 'We didn't have time to do anything'

RESIDENTS fear huge flood that ruined Southern Downs homes could happen again if water not properly managed.

Ancient computer uproar

Ancient computer uproar

THE world’s first computer — the 2200-year-old Antikythera Mechanism — holds such fascination that when someone cries ‘wolf’, everybody sits up and listens.

Tue 13 Nov 2018

Beloved international scholar at rest in Warwick Cemetery

premium_icon Beloved international scholar at rest in Warwick Cemetery

EIGHTY-SIX years after his death, the former principal has been visited by students of his school.

Sun 11 Nov 2018

Warbirds fly high on Remembrance Day in Warwick

premium_icon Warbirds fly high on Remembrance Day in Warwick

AERO Modellers day attracts three warbirds from Caboolture for successful open day.

Warwick Daily News extract from 1918 reveals armistice joy

premium_icon Warwick Daily News extract from 1918 reveals armistice joy

'THE grim tide of war has ebbed... today we are very properly rejoicing.'

Sat 10 Nov 2018

Call to value our heritage

Call to value our heritage

We are tearing down our history to make room for bigger buildings that make our suburbs all look the same

Wed 7 Nov 2018

Mysterious rocks found in canefield

premium_icon Mysterious rocks found in canefield

STONES inscripted with Phoenician carvings which are believed to herald the coming of a deity have been dug up on a Far Northern cane farm.

Wed 31 Oct 2018

Histories of Coffs Coast pubs retold

premium_icon Histories of Coffs Coast pubs retold

REVEALED: The grand history of the Coffs Coast's pubs and hotels over the years has been brought into the spotlight in this interactive map.

Sat 27 Oct 2018

Seven-figure punter drops historic Winx bet

Seven-figure punter drops historic Winx bet

A PUNTER who has placed over seven figures on Winx through the mare’s career broke his own eye-watering record on Saturday.

Sat 13 Oct 2018

How Toowoomba flourished from winery

premium_icon How Toowoomba flourished from winery

BOOZE buses and Sunday sessions sound like modern-day antics, however Toowoomba resident Jim Beh is here to set the record straight.

Mon 8 Oct 2018

1967 inquest: Go-go dancer killed in Bargara photo shoot

premium_icon 1967 inquest: Go-go dancer killed in Bargara photo shoot

WHAT was then a sleepy seaside town was shaken on November 13, 1966, when a teenage girl was shot to death in a flat.

Tue 2 Oct 2018

TRUE GOLD: Mateship the real treasure behind special award

premium_icon TRUE GOLD: Mateship the real treasure behind special award

Two Warwick legends share a heartfelt moment as they look back on 62 years of friendship formed over steam and steel on the railway tracks.

Wed 26 Sep 2018

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Best Little Town set to mark huge milestone

premium_icon HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Best Little Town set to mark huge milestone

MODERN township is ready to hark back to the days of the horse and buggy for a big community celebration.

Junabee's oldest Kemp recalls wild side of old historic hall

premium_icon Junabee's oldest Kemp recalls wild side of old historic hall

MORE happened in this hall than you'll find in books and pictures, but the oldest Kemp to own land in Junabee says everything was in the name of good fun.

Tue 25 Sep 2018

Walls speak volumes of settler town with new hall unveiled

premium_icon Walls speak volumes of settler town with new hall unveiled

JUNABEE'S oldest resident was whisked back in time as the doors of the new Junabee Hall were officially opened for the first time.

Thu 20 Sep 2018

A Warwick rose by any other name...

premium_icon A Warwick rose by any other name...

NAMED the Glengallan Rose, one man identifies the locally-grown wonder that has kept a town guessing for decades.

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