History

Sat 24 Apr 2021

Councillor thanks the man who dug up 30-year-old memento

Premium Content Councillor thanks the man who dug up 30-year-old memento

A politician has had a chance to meet with the young tradie who discovered a relic from an accident that changed his life 30 years ago.

Sat 10 Apr 2021

Philip’s extraordinary life in pictures

Philip’s extraordinary life in pictures

Prince Philip began as more of a refugee than a royal – and went on to live an extraordinary life spanning almost 100 years.

Fri 19 Feb 2021

Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

Archaeologists have just uncovered proof that some of us have found doodles of doodles humorous for a very, very long time.

Fri 12 Feb 2021

Murder and shark attacks: The Bustard Head lighthouse story

Premium Content Murder and shark attacks: The Bustard Head lighthouse story

The history of Queensland oldest operating coastal lighthouse at Bustard Head reads like a Hollywood script.

Tue 2 Feb 2021

Historic Queensland estate sold for estimated $20m

Premium Content Historic Queensland estate sold for estimated $20m

One of Brisbane’s oldest homes has been sold and its new owner plans to restore the house and riverfront estate to its former glory.

‘Shocked’ Freemasons in battle to save historic home

Premium Content ‘Shocked’ Freemasons in battle to save historic home

A secret society is fighting to save its home of 130 years, saying the governing body in Brisbane listed a historic lodge for sale without consulting members.

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