History

Thu 11 Jul 2019

Maryborough was tragic ship's final destination

premium_icon Maryborough was tragic ship's final destination

The Eastminister delivered hundreds of immigrants to Maryborough - plus the iconic bells that ring out at St Paul's Anglican Church.

Wed 10 Jul 2019

Can you help solve this church grave mystery?

premium_icon Can you help solve this church grave mystery?

Ground-penetrating radar has been brought in to try to solve the 83-year-old mystery of who is buried beneath the site of an old Queensland church.

Mon 8 Jul 2019

‘Total monster’: Outback horror house

‘Total monster’: Outback horror house

Behind the legend of two pioneers of Australia are the dark stories of their house which held human ears and skulls as souvenirs. WARNING: Sensitive content

Sun 7 Jul 2019

The untold story of beach cinema’s success

premium_icon The untold story of beach cinema’s success

This Gold Coast cinema was once Queensland’s biggest and most state-of-the art movie theatre. This is the untold story of Mermaid Beach cinema’s rise and fall.

Wed 3 Jul 2019

FLASHBACK: Most incredible moment of sportsmanship

premium_icon FLASHBACK: Most incredible moment of sportsmanship

Sports often brings out the best in people and the 2006 Gold Coast Marathon was no exception. It saw an incredible moment of sportsmanship from Melbourne runner...

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Queensland’s first McDonald’s ‘was so much fun’

premium_icon Queensland’s first McDonald’s ‘was so much fun’

It’s been 20 years since Queensland’s first McDonald’s closed its doors for the last time. Back then some famous faces spent time behind the grill.

America’s secret ‘lesbian’ First Lady

America’s secret ‘lesbian’ First Lady

Rose Cleveland served as US First Lady for 14 months. Now, love letters she sent to another woman reveal their passionate, 30-year affair.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Passion project's long journey to the screen

premium_icon Passion project's long journey to the screen

Actor Aaron Fa'Aoso hopes his Torres Strait documentary series inspires and stimulates.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Biography a soulful story of the 'forgotten aviator'

premium_icon Biography a soulful story of the 'forgotten aviator'

A Sunshine Coast woman's journey to discover more about her family has resulted in a 'rattling, searing, soulful' story about her father.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Tourist accidentally cracks 40yo mystery

Tourist accidentally cracks 40yo mystery

On a visit to a museum, Stephen Mills had a one-in-216,000 lucky break when he was shown a safe that had eluded people for decades.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

What happens when you get lost in Manila?

premium_icon What happens when you get lost in Manila?

Philippines' vibrant capital city is even better when you take a crowded bus off the beaten track.

Mon 27 May 2019

Indigenous culture plays big role at 1770 fest

premium_icon Indigenous culture plays big role at 1770 fest

There was a moving start to the opening ceremony over the weekend's events.

Wed 22 May 2019

Royal’s bizarre sex toy baffles fans

Royal’s bizarre sex toy baffles fans

Scandalous details of a British king’s sex life have been featured in a new doco — revealing the weird contraption a royal relied on to get laid.

Thu 16 May 2019

'We were born under that bridge': Fight to save history

premium_icon 'We were born under that bridge': Fight to save history

THE longest single-span timber bridge in the southern hemisphere will soon be demolished, despite community objection.

Wed 15 May 2019

STORY OF: A granddaughter of Fraser Island tourism pioneers

premium_icon STORY OF: A granddaughter of Fraser Island tourism pioneers

Judy Fischer reflects on a time when she could walk to the beach with her friends and feel absolutely free

Wed 8 May 2019

A century of animals making headlines in Bundy

premium_icon A century of animals making headlines in Bundy

A CUTE quoll arrived in Bundy this month but 100 years ago additions to the city's zoo weren't quite as exotic.

Sun 5 May 2019

‘We ate each other one by one’

‘We ate each other one by one’

When eight men escaped Australia’s most notorious prison, only one was found alive. This is the gory story of what happened to the rest.

Wed 1 May 2019

‘Your dad’s a murderer’: Reliving the tragedy of Senna

premium_icon ‘Your dad’s a murderer’: Reliving the tragedy of Senna

Twenty-five years after Ayrton Senna was killed during an F1 race, Claire Williams has relived the tragedy and revealed the abuse her family suffered.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Ancient Southern Downs timber mill found under 30ft cactus

premium_icon Ancient Southern Downs timber mill found under 30ft cactus

LANDOWNER'S surprise discovery: 'I've got a piece of history no one knows about'.

The crackshot queen who hunted dingoes at 101

premium_icon The crackshot queen who hunted dingoes at 101

HOW the fearless belle of Spring Creek Mountain became an overnight internet sensation.

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