History

Isis Masonic Lodge opens for heritage festival

While secret passwords and knocks stayed confidential, there was still plenty to learn about at Isis Masonic Lodge when its doors opened to the public on Saturday as part of Childers Heritage Weekend.

West Street Hall history showcased in heritage weekend

West Street Hall opened its doors to the community on Saturday with visitors sharing in its remarkable 67-year history, including how it was once the home of the Childers and District Ladies Bowling Club.

Wartime plane crash victims honoured in Bundaberg

In 1948 Bundaberg honoured soldiers lost in a wartime plane crash with a funeral procession and burial, attracting letters of appreciation from the Australian and United States air forces.

Gin Gin Station's rich history retold for Heritage Festival

For more than 140 years Gin Gin Station has proudly stood in the heart of the township and became heritage listed more than two decades ago.  

Podcast: Cemeteries a window to the past

As a member of Friends of South Isis Cemetery Doreen Cole dedicates her time to ensuring the stories of this historic cemetery are not forgotten

Anzac Day a time of reflection for Ula

Local World War II veteran Ula Agnew has shared photos and memories of her time in the Australian Women’s Army Service

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