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Italian couple’s belated Anzac Day tribute to Hinkler

Following COVID lockdown in Italy, Mr Scarpini and his wife Marcella chose a visit to Hinkler’s memorial in late June as one of their first outings as restrictions were lifted.

Bert’s Armstrong Siddeley undergoes work once more

Further work to Bert Hinkler's Armstrong Siddeley is underway, with the historic vehicle recently transported from the Hinkler Hall of Aviation to undergo restoration.

1936 opening of Hinkler Monument

The monument to Bert Hinkler which holds pride of place in the centre of Buss Park attracted pomp and ceremony when it was officially opened 83 years ago.

Bert Hinkler: letters home from the front

An undeniable sense of adventure and love of aviation thrust infamous pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler in to the midst of World War I.

Bert Hinkler's voice celebrated on global heritage day

The State Library of Queensland featured a recording by Bundaberg pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler as part of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage.

French connection to imposing Hinkler artwork

Bundaberg's imposing bust of pioneer aviator Bert Hinkler was completed 60 years ago in 1959 by French sculptor George Virine.

Youth fly high with Air League Bundaberg Squadron

Bundaberg Region young people are flying high with Australian Air League Bundaberg Squadron and more are welcome to join the organisation.

Hustling Hinkler plays at Veteran Vehicle Rally picnic

The nostalgic sounds of Hustling Hinkler were heard at the 2019 National Veteran Vehicle Rally picnic at the Botanic Gardens in Bundaberg.

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.

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