July 20, 2016

Gem of a spot to stumble on a fortune

A 14-year-old boy was walking behind the local post office on his ...

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July 20, 2016

Lure for treasure seekers

    Sapphires were first reported in the Sapphire gemfields by John ...

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July 15, 2016

Moura commemorates coalfields disaster

A memorial service will be held in Moura, Central Queensland, tomorrow (Saturday) ...

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July 13, 2016

US spy infiltrated Roma oil operation

  The year was 1924 when an undercover American geologist managed to ...

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July 13, 2016

Gas hub springs from pioneers’ search for water

More than 100 years ago a search for water pushed the small ...

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July 13, 2016

Pioneer prospectors set up shop

They were drawn to Far North Queensland by news of gold finds ...

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July 4, 2016

History in the making – the commissioning of the Burdekin Dam

In a trip down memory lane we bring you the speech given ...

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June 4, 2016

Man on a mission for hotel history

Meet the man who has been to every Railway Hotel in Queensland. ...

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