History

Thu 21 Jun 2018

It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

It's been 90 years since Smithy's historic flight

THE anniversary of an historically significant event involving Ballina passed by quietly last week.

Thu 14 Jun 2018

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

Toowoomba's Indiana Jones digs up a confronting past

HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.

Tue 1 May 2018

Murder and mayhem: The dark past of Mackay's forgotten jail

premium_icon Murder and mayhem: The dark past of Mackay's forgotten jail

Quiet suburban neighbour was once the stomping ground of killers

Sun 29 Apr 2018

How brutal motel killing of trans woman changed history

How brutal motel killing of trans woman changed history

JENNIFER was found semi-naked in the toilet of a seedy motel with strangulation marks on her neck, but a conviction was far from a given.

Wed 11 Apr 2018

Royal nod to castle restoration

Royal nod to castle restoration

DURING the Prince of Wales' visit to Queensland, Bundaberg man Grant Maclean fulfilled his wish of speaking to His Royal Highness.

Tue 10 Apr 2018

WAR HISTORY: Five stars on mother's badge

WAR HISTORY: Five stars on mother's badge

BUNDY mother Josephine Bainbridge was presented with a Second World War Female Relative Badge, but son Fred Bainbridge said few people know about them today.

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