History

Bert Hinkler letters digitised, available online

The State Library of Queensland has announced that letters written by pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler are now available online.

Bargara tree a living link to Bert Hinkler

Sitting inconspicuously on the side of Bargara Road is a candlenut tree with a long and rich history linked to the region’s very own pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler.

Childers celebrates Gaydon's building 125 years

The 125th anniversary of the historic Gaydon's building in Childers was celebrated today with descendants of the founder in attendance.

Terrible 1919 flu pandemic claimed Bundaberg lives

While flu season strikes again in the Bundaberg Region, 100 years ago the deadliest pandemic to ever hit Australia claimed thousands of lives.

Nurse Norma Mowbray honoured in Bundaberg

Former Bundaberg woman Norma Violet Mowbray today had her name added to the Bundaberg War Nurses Memorial 103 years after she died in Egypt.

Lest we forget: John Leask, Anglo Boer War

John Leask from Bundaberg joined the 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry and died of wounds in August 1900 during the Anglo Boer War.

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