History

Thu 1 Aug 2019

PHOTOS: Lives lost in mine disaster never forgotten

premium_icon PHOTOS: Lives lost in mine disaster never forgotten

Those there during the explosion relived the horrific day in Ipswich's history

Sat 27 Jul 2019

LOCKED IN TIME: M'boro church celebrates 150 years

premium_icon LOCKED IN TIME: M'boro church celebrates 150 years

On this day 150 years ago, fresh milk was delivered to your door in a bucket and horse-drawn carts carried goods up Kent Street

Sun 14 Jul 2019

Scandalous life of King’s mistress

Scandalous life of King’s mistress

A mock lesbian wedding, a threesome and a bitten appendage: this is the scandalous life of King Charles II’s favourite mistress.

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...

Tue 2 Jul 2019

Last structure at M'boro's historic flour mill demolished

premium_icon Last structure at M'boro's historic flour mill demolished

Crews moved in to knock down the last remaining piece of the mill on Tuesday morning.

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.

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

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.

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