History

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 5 Jan 2019

Sad story of Gympie's forgotten Rattler

premium_icon Sad story of Gympie's forgotten Rattler

An historic train engine lovingly restored by the volunteers has been left to die in pieces.

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