History

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.

Tue 19 Jan 2021

Shipwreck buried for decades exposed off Fraser Island

Premium Content Shipwreck buried for decades exposed off Fraser Island

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

Wed 6 Jan 2021

Forgotten power plant eerie reminder of old days

Premium Content Forgotten power plant eerie reminder of old days

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

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