History

Wed 24 Jun 2020

How your grandparents posted on 'social media' in the '30s

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WHAT did people do before social media gave them a quick and easy way to reach out for information?

Tue 23 Jun 2020

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

Archaeologists have made a gobsmacking discovery around the mysterious Stonehenge site that dates back thousands of years.

Sat 20 Jun 2020

Photos capture moments in Qld history sure to offend

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Miss Australia atop a humpback whale carcass, women chained to a Brisbane bar, Joh Bjelke-Petersen carried by indigenous locals – SEE THE PHOTO GALLERY

Thu 18 Jun 2020

Gigantic predatory dinosaurs once roamed Toowoomba, Ipswich

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GIGANTIC predatory dinosaurs once roamed the lands that now are home to Toowoomba, Oakey and Ipswich, new research has revealed.

Fri 12 Jun 2020

Scomo ‘terribly misinformed’ on dark history of NQ

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Morrison’s claim there was no slavery in Australia’s history is a “slight” to the South Sea islanders and Melanesians that built the North Qld’s sugar industry.

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Crocodiles are some of the oldest animals on the Earth, and scientists have discovered one of their early ancestors was even closer to a dinosaur.

Wed 10 Jun 2020

The Southern Downs murderer that made Queensland history

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The vindicative killer who sent ripples through a small town and made his way into true crime history.

The craze that lured young women to ruin

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As the opium boom transformed Victoria’s colonial goldfields into a ramshackle maze of smoke-filled dens, hatred began to grow for the foreign drug

Wed 20 May 2020

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

A 2.5m tall kangaroo weighing almost 300kg and a 7m crocodile have been discovered along with 16 other massive Australian animals.

Tue 19 May 2020

Lisa Wilkinson’s surprising family secret

Lisa Wilkinson’s surprising family secret

Lisa Wilkinson says an eye-opening journey into her family history has strengthened her admiration for the women before her.

Wed 29 Apr 2020

Today in History: April 29

Today in History: April 29

Prince William and Kate Middleton married at Westminster Abbey on this day in 2011, becoming the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

Thu 23 Apr 2020

SURVIVORS’ WARNING: ‘Follow guidelines’

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‘Follow guidelines’: Warwick residents reflect on parallels from past outbreaks in the region.

Wed 8 Apr 2020

Why tonight's 'Super Pink Moon' won't actually be pink

Premium Content Why tonight's 'Super Pink Moon' won't actually be pink

Stargazers will be greeted by a bigger, brighter moon tonight but contrary to the name, it won't be pink. Here's why.

Mon 16 Mar 2020

‘Disgraceful’: Site where Kelly killed three cops vandalised

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Descendants of officers shot by Ned Kelly and his gang at Stringybark Creek Reserve near Mansfield are reeling after the site was disturbed.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

‘You’re not taking the Kingswood!’

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Ted Bullpitt must be spinning in his grave – but it is too late for him to tell the boss of General Motors: “You’re not taking the Kingswood!”

Mon 10 Feb 2020

Remembering the Forgotten Holocaust of February 10

Remembering the Forgotten Holocaust of February 10

Did you know there were two Holocausts: one perpetrated against the Jews by Hitler and his Nazi henchmen and one perpetrated against ethnic Poles by Stalin.

Wed 29 Jan 2020

UNCANNY: Laidley family makes bizarre discovery in new home

Premium Content UNCANNY: Laidley family makes bizarre discovery in new home

After moving into their new place, they got sorting through the mess left behind by the old owners. What they found a year-to-the-date was uncanny.

Sat 25 Jan 2020

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

First Fleet’s terrifying introduction to Australian climate

FLASHBACK: The women screamed as the huge waves crashed loudly on the wooden deck. Horrified, they watched the foaming torrent wash away their blankets.

Sun 19 Jan 2020

‘I was bait’: Teen Nazi killer’s confession

‘I was bait’: Teen Nazi killer’s confession

She was petite, beautiful and always smiling – but behind her ‘innocent’ face was a steely determination to carry out her brutal mission.

Sat 18 Jan 2020

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

Secretive Nutella billionaire’s risky move

He’s behind one of the best-loved products on the planet. But $31.5 billion rich-lister Giovanni Ferrero could end up gambling it all.

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