History

Lots on offer at Childers Heritage Weekend

Glimpse inside some rarely seen buildings, take a stroll with cultural and historic walks and enjoy family fun at the Childers Heritage Weekend.

Explore Boolboonda Tunnel history for Heritage Festival

Featuring 192 metres of rock and a large colony of bent wing bats, the heritage-listed Boolboonda Tunnel remains just as unique today as it was when it was built in the early 1800s.

Construction work peels back Wintergarden history

Construction at the former Wintergarden Theatre in the CBD has revealed some interesting local history about the iconic structure as it begins its transformation into a community hub.

Hinkler House started with a dream

The story of Hinkler House, and how it travelled to Bundaberg brick-by-brick from England, is almost as incredible as the story of its pioneering aviator namesake. In celebration of the Australian Heritage Festival, Lex Rowland shares his memories with us.

History: how coastal areas got current names

The Bundaberg Region is well-known for its beautiful beaches and oceanside suburbs, but do you know the history behind their names?

Multiple Birth Awareness Week: Lucke quads celebrated

To celebrate Multiple Birth Week, we turn back the clock to 1955 when the Lucke quads were born in Bundaberg, captivating the world with their story.

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