History

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Shipwreck buried for decades exposed off Fraser Island

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It is believed to be about 30 years since the wreck was last visible

Tue 12 Jan 2021

LOOKING BACK: Braving the flood that inundated CBD

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More than 20 Maryborough businesses were inundated with muddy water, and people were stranded in their homes.

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Forgotten power plant eerie reminder of old days

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Abandoned and forgotten in the darkness at the bottom of the Barron Falls gorge is a seldom seen but permanent reminder of a successful engineering marvel

Sun 3 Jan 2021

Name plate displayed alongside other piece of history

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Mary Ann’s priceless original name plate will take pride of place on another piece of history aboard the replica steam engine.

Tue 22 Dec 2020

Flashback: The cure-all hair tonic made with borax

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Endorsed by princesses, the product promised long, wavy locks and a stop to dandruff, greys and hair loss

Mon 14 Dec 2020

Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

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A seasoned naturalist who first stripped off in the golden days says the haven is his ‘life’s work’.

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