Visit the Zara Clark Museum and discover the Hotels of Charters Towers.
Search EventsBrowse All Events
The event will take place in our Main Room. After the talk tea, coffee or cold drinks and scones with jam and cream will be available. There will be no charge for this event.
A significant event in Australian history—the first sustained contact between Indigenous Australians and British Explorers. The area also witnessed the first sharing of languages, the first notating of Indigenous words, the first sighting of the kangaroo, the first conflict and the first steps to reconciliation.
Discover shelf after shelf of products used in an era when the latest technology was a wireless radio, when milk was still delivered by hand in a glass bottle that was washed and returned for reuse and decades of records were handwritten into huge volumes!
Connect with the past at the Hinchinbrook Shire Library through a photographic history of events, places and people. Stroll along the 'Hinchinbrook Way Walk', an ever changing landscape of information and beauty, and immerse yourself in the 'mini Museum', a wealth of local military history.
Travel back in time to a 135 year old general store which brews, bottles and labels beer the old fashion way. Experience how your ancestors shopped and interacted with the business owners and listen to tales told of the shop's heritage and also the local area history.
Participants can enjoy a guided tour of the Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery followed by a light lunch at the Royal Bull's Head Inn.
Think of The Radioplay Hour 'Little Women', as an audio book performed live before your very ears, with the option of a retro visual and interactive component, making it personally involving and a welcome escape as the Drama Merchant transports you back to a time when radio was king.
For one day, three of Ipswich's great private residences, places not normally accessible to the public, will open their doors to show the special qualities of life in a heritage home.
A static display at the Gladstone City Library will be placed in a display cupboard and will show highlights of our Genealogical Society Gladstone District's history over the past 35 years of operation. The display will incorporate photographs, documents and books.
Bankfoot House was established in 1868 as a stop for Cobb and Co. on the Brisbane to Gympie goldfields route. Experience the stories and view the collection of photographs, documents, furniture, household and personal effects which provide a glimpse into early life on the Sunshine Coast.
Boggo Road Gaol, Christmas 1926, a Double Murder Mystery. Author Antony Rogers launches his book 'Scaffold of Shame', a journey of discovery through a tangled true-crime story to find his great-grandmother. Meet the author and get your copy signed. Get there early to go into the lucky prize draw!
For a fun and interesting family outing, you can’t go past a visit the Caloundra Lighthouses at Canberra Terrace, Caloundra. You can climb both lighthouses, and both offer spectacular views. Learn about their history.
Explore the incredible Venus Battery in Charters Towers and be amazed at how gold was processed during the colourful north Queensland goldrush of the 1800s.
The tour includes two short film presentations that explain the process of milling ore and introduce you to some of the ghosts at the Battery.
Historical Boggo Road Gaol is one of Brisbane’s most intriguing and culture-enriched heritage sites. Immerse yourself in the history of Boggo Road, hear the stories and the tales from the working gaol as well as taking a look at Brisbane's penitentiary history.