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Philip’s extraordinary life in pictures

Philip’s extraordinary life in pictures

Prince Philip began as more of a refugee than a royal

Historic Whitsundays hotel may never return to former glory

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A century-old pub faces an uncertain future after its status change on the heritage...

Step back in time: Proserpine Guardian top stories in 1981

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The Brahmans had scored a stellar win, a new town plan was ironed out and more.

40-year flashback: What was making news in Prossie Guardian

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A dancer was set to appear on television, a new Proserpine Labor Party branch...

On this day: Flashback to Proserpine Guardian 40 years ago

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Check out what was making headlines, including a resident being invited to the...

FLASHBACK: What was making news in Guardian 40 years ago

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Flooding at Hamilton Plains was causing concern, sand went missing at Airlie Beach...

Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

Experts find 2000-year-old ‘doodle’

Archaeologists unearth 2000-year-old penis engraving on rock

40-year flashback: What was making headlines in Proserpine

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Check out what was making news in 1981, including developments at Dingo Beach and...

Flashback: What was making news in Guardian in 1981

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Citizenship awards were handed out, new business owners were welcomed to the region...

Historic Queensland estate sold for estimated $20m

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The Shafston Estate has been sold and the new owner plans to restore it to its...

‘Shocked’ Freemasons in battle to save historic home

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A secret society is fighting to save its home of 130 years

Flashback: What was making news in Guardian 40 years ago

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Sugar producers were warned booming prices might turn sour and school was back in...

Shipwreck buried for decades exposed off Fraser Island

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It is believed to be about 30 years since the wreck was last visible

Flashback: What we were reading in Guardian 40 years ago

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Plans for a new preschool were moving ahead, Vietnamese families were being settled...

Forgotten power plant eerie reminder of old days

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Cairns history: Hydro power plant an eerie reminder of early settlement

Flashback: The cure-all hair tonic made with borax

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Endorsed by princesses, the product promised long, wavy locks and a stop to...

History: What we read in the Guardian on this day in 1980

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A loan for Shute Harbour was accepted, the airport was the fastest growing in the...

Historic Collinsville press returned to ‘rightful home’

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It printed the town’s paper for 26 years and there are hopes it will now become an...

Flashback: The rural servo with talking birds

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WANTED: Readers’ help to track down what happened to the Bloomsbury Bird Park

Rainforest nudist retreat in the works for Mackay

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A seasoned naturalist says the nudist haven is his ‘life’s work’

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