History

Sun 30 Jun 2019

Queensland’s first McDonald’s ‘was so much fun’

premium_icon Queensland’s first McDonald’s ‘was so much fun’

It’s been 20 years since Queensland’s first McDonald’s closed its doors for the last time. Back then some famous faces spent time behind the grill.

America’s secret ‘lesbian’ First Lady

America’s secret ‘lesbian’ First Lady

Rose Cleveland served as US First Lady for 14 months. Now, love letters she sent to another woman reveal their passionate, 30-year affair.

Wed 26 Jun 2019

Passion project's long journey to the screen

premium_icon Passion project's long journey to the screen

Actor Aaron Fa'Aoso hopes his Torres Strait documentary series inspires and stimulates.

Sat 8 Jun 2019

Biography a soulful story of the 'forgotten aviator'

premium_icon Biography a soulful story of the 'forgotten aviator'

A Sunshine Coast woman's journey to discover more about her family has resulted in a 'rattling, searing, soulful' story about her father.

Fri 7 Jun 2019

Tourist accidentally cracks 40yo mystery

Tourist accidentally cracks 40yo mystery

On a visit to a museum, Stephen Mills had a one-in-216,000 lucky break when he was shown a safe that had eluded people for decades.

Sun 2 Jun 2019

What happens when you get lost in Manila?

premium_icon What happens when you get lost in Manila?

Philippines' vibrant capital city is even better when you take a crowded bus off the beaten track.

Mon 27 May 2019

Indigenous culture plays big role at 1770 fest

premium_icon Indigenous culture plays big role at 1770 fest

There was a moving start to the opening ceremony over the weekend's events.

Wed 22 May 2019

Royal’s bizarre sex toy baffles fans

Royal’s bizarre sex toy baffles fans

Scandalous details of a British king’s sex life have been featured in a new doco — revealing the weird contraption a royal relied on to get laid.

Thu 16 May 2019

'We were born under that bridge': Fight to save history

premium_icon 'We were born under that bridge': Fight to save history

THE longest single-span timber bridge in the southern hemisphere will soon be demolished, despite community objection.

Wed 15 May 2019

STORY OF: A granddaughter of Fraser Island tourism pioneers

premium_icon STORY OF: A granddaughter of Fraser Island tourism pioneers

Judy Fischer reflects on a time when she could walk to the beach with her friends and feel absolutely free

Sun 5 May 2019

‘We ate each other one by one’

‘We ate each other one by one’

When eight men escaped Australia’s most notorious prison, only one was found alive. This is the gory story of what happened to the rest.

Wed 1 May 2019

‘Your dad’s a murderer’: Reliving the tragedy of Senna

premium_icon ‘Your dad’s a murderer’: Reliving the tragedy of Senna

Twenty-five years after Ayrton Senna was killed during an F1 race, Claire Williams has relived the tragedy and revealed the abuse her family suffered.

Wed 24 Apr 2019

Ancient Southern Downs timber mill found under 30ft cactus

premium_icon Ancient Southern Downs timber mill found under 30ft cactus

LANDOWNER'S surprise discovery: 'I've got a piece of history no one knows about'.

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.

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