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Riverfront cafe memories: ‘It was the best food in town’

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In the early 1970s, the YMCA really was a ‘place you can go’.

The mystery of Madame Thozet’s statue

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In the first of Mr James Lindley’s essays on local history, he traces the history...

Cancer fight: The Life, Loves and Legacy of James Lindley Jr

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“Please, my darling children, do not die wishing you had learned to play the...

Looking back in time: Collection of past photos of Rocky

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Lucas Taxis was a reputable business back in the day, founded 1916

Historic home from the 1900s up for sale

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Originally built in Rockhampton, the home calls Emu Park home now

A century in history books

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A centenary celebration will be held next month

Restoration in store for historic CBD building

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The 120-year-old building is set for a facelift

Cabinetmaker has big plans to restore 123-year-old home

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Built in 1896, it first served as a boarding house, then a hospital

Historic building's future in limbo amid community concerns

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It could cost up to half a million dollars to fix the damage

Demolition on the cards for historic 150-year-old bridge

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It would cost almost half a million to move the bridge

HISTORY: Which Rocky pub did ex PM Gough Whitlam once visit?

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The hotel was built around 1866 and is still operating today

Down memory lane: History of the William St hotel

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It is believed to have been constructed around 1861

Reliving the golden days of business in William St

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'They were all owned by entrepreneurial women, it was an exciting'

REVEALED: Transformation planned for iconic old hotel

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The project is expected to take 7 months, finished in September 2019

$16M to restore, upgrade court buildings

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The works include delicate restorations on heritage listed buildings

There were five bombs, but only two exploded

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FLASHBACK: The night explosions ripped through popular Rocky club

Quay St building through the ages: Bank, law firm, tearooms

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It was built in 1880 and was one of the city's first buildings

Kershaw's hidden past: a body, a bomb and a failed waterfall

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From landfill to family favourite Kershaw Gardens holds some secrets

100 YEARS: Shaking all over in Rocky's biggest earthquake

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LOOK back through history at the Beef Capital's largest quake

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