History

Wed 24 Apr 2019

The crackshot queen who hunted dingoes at 101

premium_icon The crackshot queen who hunted dingoes at 101

HOW the fearless belle of Spring Creek Mountain became an overnight internet sensation.

Fri 19 Apr 2019

Notre-Dame rebuild could take a decade

premium_icon Notre-Dame rebuild could take a decade

Regardless of whether Notre-Dame Cathedral’s restoration stays true to traditional style or branches out, it will be a long process with Parisians told it will...

Castle-like beachfront could be a steal

Castle-like beachfront could be a steal

A rare heritage listed home with a grand 'sprung' ballroom, waterfront access, a castle-like facade and a whole lot of history under one roof has been listed in...

Wed 17 Apr 2019

23 MINUTES: Agonising search for fire after alarm

23 MINUTES: Agonising search for fire after alarm

Staff at Notre Dame Cathedral took 23 minutes to find the raging inferno that destroyed the iconic landmark, it has emerged.

Tue 16 Apr 2019

First look inside devastated Notre Dame

First look inside devastated Notre Dame

As the smoke continues to circle around Notre Dame Cathedral, the first images of the devastation inside the building have been shared.

EPIC BATTLE: Firefighters save iconic Notre Dame towers

EPIC BATTLE: Firefighters save iconic Notre Dame towers

Parisian firefighters have fought and won an almighty battle to preserve iconic Notre-Dame Cathedral, after it was engulfed in a catastrophic fire.

Settler who started Warwick Show lives on in family's memory

premium_icon Settler who started Warwick Show lives on in family's memory

BRITISH pioneer William Spreadborough has left a legacy in Warwick that more that dozens of his descendants gathered to celebrate.

How did Notre Dame fire start?

How did Notre Dame fire start?

As French firefighters battle to save what remains of the historic Notre Dame Cathedral, questions are being asked about the cause of the inferno.

Notre Dame fire: World reaction

premium_icon Notre Dame fire: World reaction

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and British Prime Minister Theresa May have led the world reaction to the fire gutting the Notre Dame Cathedral.

Sun 14 Apr 2019

Eerie ghost towns in Aussie outback

Eerie ghost towns in Aussie outback

Just a few traces remains of the hidden Aussie towns that went from affluent to abandoned after they were left to waste away in the outback.

Sat 30 Mar 2019

Stern words for new mayor on wages, Fitzroy dam

premium_icon Stern words for new mayor on wages, Fitzroy dam

The first Greater Rockhampton council united north and south in 1919, and faced challenges around employee costs and water storage.

Sat 23 Mar 2019

Is removing your tattoo deleting your history?

premium_icon Is removing your tattoo deleting your history?

MANY people are opting to have their tattoos removed. But are they losing an important part of themselves?

Mon 18 Mar 2019

POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

premium_icon POLTERGEIST: Gin and ghosts fuel history fightback

GIN and ghosts are helping a former Queensland family help fight to save one of Tasmania’s historic heritage properties.

Tue 19 Feb 2019

What it was like to live through 1946’s record flood

premium_icon What it was like to live through 1946’s record flood

At “nearly 92 years old” Owen Alloway recalls how he was forced to become a “great swimmer” I became a great swimmer because I swam that Burdekin

Sun 17 Feb 2019

Queen’s gruesome, botched death

Queen’s gruesome, botched death

She is one of the most famous Queens in history, but the story of the demise of Mary Queen of Scots is more horrendous than you think.

Thu 14 Feb 2019

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

Gruesome history of Valentine’s Day

On Valentine’s Day, romance reigns supreme. But how did a martyr’s decapitation and festival of bloodshed become a global celebration of love?

Fri 1 Feb 2019

A LOOK BACK: How one woman survived an open-sea ordeal

premium_icon A LOOK BACK: How one woman survived an open-sea ordeal

It would be unbelievable if it weren't for her shining smile.

Mon 14 Jan 2019

Mystery lingers decades after Bundaberg woman went missing

premium_icon Mystery lingers decades after Bundaberg woman went missing

A DECADES old mystery involving a young, well-known Bundaberg woman has never been solved.

Sat 22 Dec 2018

A dance starts lasting love affair

premium_icon A dance starts lasting love affair

Mackay pair celebrate 64 years of matrimony and share their thoughts about how to make love last.

Sun 9 Dec 2018

The brutal beheading of Cicero

The brutal beheading of Cicero

On this day more than 2000 years ago, one of the most powerful men in the world was brutally beheaded in a macabre public display.

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