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On this day: What was making news in Guardian July 11, 1980

premium_icon On this day: What was making news in Guardian July 11, 1980

Take a step back in time to see what was making news 40 years ago

MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

premium_icon MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

Take a look inside Australia's largest collection of lighthouse memorabilia

Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

premium_icon Margo’s WWII diary found on supermarket floor

"It was the best birthday present she could have had"

On this day: What was making news in Guardian July 4, 1980

premium_icon On this day: What was making news in Guardian July 4, 1980

Check out the top stories from this day 40 years ago

Grassroots group battles for public parkland

premium_icon Grassroots group battles for public parkland

Over the years, Save our Foreshore have been on the frontline of many a protest.

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

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

What do you do when you lose a horse, or a glove?

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

‘Astonishing discovery’ at Stonehenge

Stonehenge: 4000-year-old 2km circle discovered

Photos capture moments in Qld history sure to offend

premium_icon Photos capture moments in Qld history sure to offend

These historic photos capture moments that would spark outrage today

Gigantic predatory dinosaurs once roamed Toowoomba, Ipswich

premium_icon Gigantic predatory dinosaurs once roamed Toowoomba, Ipswich

The dinosaurs roamed lands near Toowoomba and Ipswich.

Scomo ‘terribly misinformed’ on dark history of NQ

premium_icon Scomo ‘terribly misinformed’ on dark history of NQ

PM’s claim is a “slight” to the South Sea islanders and Melanesians

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Check out the car-sized crocs that roamed Earth

Ancient crocodile roamed around on two legs

The Southern Downs murderer that made Queensland history

premium_icon The Southern Downs murderer that made Queensland history

The killer sent chills through a small town, made true-crime history

The craze that lured young women to ruin

premium_icon The craze that lured young women to ruin

Opium dens were rife in Victoria’s gold rush, luring young women

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

Proof 2.5m kangaroo roamed Australia

Fossils prove 2.5m tall kangaroos roamed Australia 40,000 years ago

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...

Today in History: April 29

Today in History: April 29

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge married on this day in 2011

SURVIVORS’ WARNING: ‘Follow guidelines’

premium_icon SURVIVORS’ WARNING: ‘Follow guidelines’

Warwick residents reflect on parallels from past outbreaks

Decades of Whitsunday photos found in mystery bag

premium_icon Decades of Whitsunday photos found in mystery bag

Facebook solves mystery after generations of family photos were found on a Brisbane...

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

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

The moon will be bigger and brighter, but here's why it isn't pink

‘Disgraceful’: Site where Kelly killed three cops vandalised

premium_icon ‘Disgraceful’: Site where Kelly killed three cops vandalised

An investigation is underway after historical site was disrupted

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