History

Touring South-Western Queensland

Touring South-Western Queensland

In 1868, Patsy Durack and his brother-in-law, John Costello, left their homes in the Goulburn area, and headed up into Western Queensland, l...
HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

HUNTERS AND COLLECTORS!

WHY THE WORLD OF SCIENCE OWES A MAJOR DEBT TO OUR ORIGINAL INDIGENOUS ZOOLOGISTS JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS A major new book has chronicled for th...
4 places to stay in Australia to scare the heck out of you: haunted accommodation

4 places to stay in Australia to scare the heck out of you: haunted accommodation

Prepared to be scared? If the possibility of seeing, hearing, feeling or smelling a ghost or two is like an added accommodation feature for...
Travel in Japan: language is no barrier

Travel in Japan: language is no barrier

By Lyndal Phillips Is a visit to Japan high on your bucket list? Did you know that Australians don’t need a visa and the flight time is ju...
A short history of the Coffs Coast (aka Korff’s Coast)!

A short history of the Coffs Coast (aka Korff’s Coast)!

By Lyndal Phillips From timber logging up and down the precarious Dorrigo Mountain to whales…
FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

FROM ROYAL REDCOATS TO RODNEY’S ONE-DAY PYJAMAS

THE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIA’S UNIFORMS IS A VIVID SPECTACLE OF COLOUR AND CULTURE JOHN McNAMEE REPORTS From the gorgeous gold-braided scarlet...
Seven of the oldest Australian pubs still pulling beers today

Seven of the oldest Australian pubs still pulling beers today

With British pubs being hubs of social gatherings back home, it was inevitable that the hotel trade in colonial Australia would boom and pub...