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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

LOOKING BACK: Braving the flood that inundated CBD

Premium Content LOOKING BACK: Braving the flood that inundated CBD

More than 20 Maryborough businesses were inundated with muddy water, and people...

Forgotten power plant eerie reminder of old days

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Cairns history: Hydro power plant an eerie reminder of early settlement

Name plate displayed alongside other piece of history

Premium Content Name plate displayed alongside other piece of history

Mary Ann’s priceless original name plate will take pride of place on another piece...

Flashback: The cure-all hair tonic made with borax

Premium Content Flashback: The cure-all hair tonic made with borax

Endorsed by princesses, the product promised long, wavy locks and a stop to...

Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

Premium Content Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

A seasoned naturalist says the nudist haven is his ‘life’s work’

‘The best place’: What Surfers was like before high-rises

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Mary Browning remembers life in Surfers Paradise when it was still bush

‘You were young … you thought you were bulletproof’

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A 96-year-old soldier will be honoured today in a ceremony

‘Embarrassing’ AFL photo goes viral

‘Embarrassing’ AFL photo goes viral

End result has confirmed everyone’s worst suspicions

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Snake handling a dangerous business for Ram Chandra

Playing with snakes was a dangerous business for Ram Chandra, who made it his...

Beach shack demolition in millionaire's row put on hold

Premium Content Beach shack demolition in millionaire's row put on hold

Demolition of historic sand miner’s home in Byron Bay put on hold

Vietnam vet recalls horror of war

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Vietnam veteran Garry McGlone recalls horror of Battle of Nui Le

Outrage over ‘offensive’ children’s costume

Outrage over ‘offensive’ children’s costume

Retailer slammed for ‘offensive’ Anne Frank Holocaust Halloween costume

Maryborough fishing vessel celebrates 100th birthday

Premium Content Maryborough fishing vessel celebrates 100th birthday

‘I hope the MV Ella’s colourful and important journey continues for many years to...

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Meet one of Mackay’s most influential architects

Most of his collection is entered in the local and state heritage registers for the...

Bushfire emergency at historic Quarantine Station

Premium Content Bushfire emergency at historic Quarantine Station

Firefighters were forced to battle a bushfire late Thursday night

Historic statue defaced in Sydney

Premium Content Historic statue defaced in Sydney

The historic Queen Victoria statue which stands outside Sydney CBD’s Queen Victoria...

Incredible story behind 110-year-old pub

Premium Content Incredible story behind 110-year-old pub

One woman had a vision for something big

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