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On this day: What was making news on September 19, 1980

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Here's what we were reading in the Guardian 40 years ago

Bushfire emergency at historic Quarantine Station

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Firefighters were forced to battle a bushfire late Thursday night

On this day: What was making news on September 12, 1980

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Check out what our community was reading about in the Whitsunday Coast Guardian 40...

Historic statue defaced in Sydney

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The historic Queen Victoria statue which stands outside Sydney CBD’s Queen Victoria...

Incredible story behind 110-year-old pub

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One woman had a vision for something big

All shook up: Why fan is parting with Elvis treasures

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Erika Kaegi has spent the past 60 years building up a shrine

Rain, mud, outnumbered: Veteran’s lasting memories of battle

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A Bowen veteran says all he could do was focus on the enemy as he fought for his...

Where to find hidden WWII sites of the Far North

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Where to find hidden WWII sites as Far North marks 75 years since Victory in the...

The moment Australia arrested a kayaker and declared war

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Australia was in World War II from the beginning and within hours had fired its...

How Hitler played Aussie PM

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Many Australian politicians were slow to see the evil behind the charisma and...

What Gold Coast cops learnt from 1919 pandemic

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The last time Queensland borders were shut to slow the spread of a pandemic...

Saving one of Ballina’s historic treasures

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IT’S one of Australia’s most historically significant vessels

On this day: What was making news in Guardian July 25, 1980

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Check out stories from the Whitsunday Coast Guardian 40 years ago.

‘Hidden gem’: Why visitors are rediscovering Collinsville

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Travel restrictions present an opportunity for the small Whitsunday town as more...

How visit to Bowen played role in history of boomerang

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Today marks the 200th anniversary of the modern word ‘boomerang’ but the object...

Flashback: Major stories in the Guardian on July 18, 1980

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Check out what was making news on this day 40 years ago.

Clock ticking on demolition plan for historic cottage

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Residents fight for historic Freshwater building

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

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

MARITIME ODYSSEY: Meet the keeper of our lighthouse history

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

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