History

Wed 9 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: Beautiful wedding at Methodist Church

Times Gone By: Beautiful wedding at Methodist Church

1954: The bride, who was escorted by her father, Mr Jack Draper, wore a gorgeous gown of Chinese silk lace over satin.

Tue 8 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: Boyne Valley CWA gets its own home

Times Gone By: Boyne Valley CWA gets its own home

In 1959, The Littlemore Hall, which was handed over to the branch for removal, is now complete and the branch met for the first time in its own rooms.

Gladstone then and now, three decades of difference revealed

premium_icon Gladstone then and now, three decades of difference revealed

Old documents are giving us a hint into Gladstone's climate and demographics from 31 years ago.

Mon 7 Jan 2019

TIMES GONE BY: Memorable dance held at Calliope

TIMES GONE BY: Memorable dance held at Calliope

In 1959, about a dozen charming young ladies entered for the Belle of the Ball.

Sat 5 Jan 2019

The birth and death of Ticor's Gladstone cyanide plant

premium_icon The birth and death of Ticor's Gladstone cyanide plant

The plant opened late in 1989 at a site 10km west of the Gladstone CBD, and closed in 2004.

Thu 3 Jan 2019

Times Gone By: On this day in Gladstone

Times Gone By: On this day in Gladstone

In 1957, Tannum Sands welcomed a new hall.

Tue 1 Jan 2019

TIMES GONE BY: On this day in Gladstone

TIMES GONE BY: On this day in Gladstone

In 1958, a local nurse wins Miss Tannum Sands.

Fri 28 Dec 2018

Flashback: Reflections of Christmases gone by

Flashback: Reflections of Christmases gone by

Historian Paulette Flint looks back on Christmas memories while living in the region.

Thu 27 Dec 2018

Historic Old Calliope Pub is getting a major makeover

premium_icon Historic Old Calliope Pub is getting a major makeover

The original iconic structure was erected 143 years ago as the Calliope River Hotel on Old Coach Rd - and it has since experienced a number of changes.

Wed 26 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Memories of Christmas in Gladstone through the years.

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.

Thu 20 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1933, there was a picturesque wedding at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church.

Tue 18 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1937, a wedding of considerable interest was celebrated last Saturday at St Andrew's Presbyterian Church.

Mon 17 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone.

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone.

In 1918, a cyclonic wind was experienced in the Gladstone region.

Fri 14 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1905, a 69 year old man dies after a horse accident.

Wed 12 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1958, a beloved resident and former councillor of the Gladstone Town Council was farewelled.

Tue 11 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Back in 1939, two young visitors from Miriam Vale were injured in a car crash.

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.

Fri 7 Dec 2018

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

Flashback: On this day in Gladstone

In 1950, Mrs Ruby Gertrude McDonald died at Gladstone Hospital.

Woodford dust to be history

Woodford dust to be history

Woodford Folk Festival fans will soon be able to experience the event’s magic minus the dust with big changes to the iconic site.

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