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Reconciliation Rocks

Cooktown, qld

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.

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Brennan and Geraghty’s Store Museum Connecting People with the Past

Maryborough, qld

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!

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Hinchinbrook Photographic Display – Connecting People, Places and the Past

Ingham, qld

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.

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Timber and Tin – Chinese Temple

Atherton, qld

Discover a surprising interior in this rare 1903 timber and tin Chinese temple.

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Through the ages from General Store to Micro Brewery Tourism Destination

Mount Alford, qld

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.

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Southern Downs Heritage Week 2019

Warwick, qld

Join us for ten days of food, dance, music and talks on history, as well as guided walking tours and tours of buildings. There will be something different each day, including exhibitions and artefact displays.

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Killarney Railway History Exhibit

Killarney, qld

Old maps of the area will show the railway lines (now gone). Trove articles will discuss extension of the line from Killarney through to Grafton, NSW. The Via Recta, from Warwick through to Maryvale and Spicers Gap, would have reached Mt Edwards.

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Visit this 1891 Sisters of Mercy former Convent

Warwick, qld

Take the opportunity to visit this grand Lady, an 1891 former convent in the country Town of Warwick.

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Living Stones 150 years of history in sandstone and stained glass in Church and Rectory

Warwick, qld

Guided Tours of sandstone St. Mark's (1868) featuring architecture, Pipe Organ, Chime of Bells and William Bustard stained glass windows. Limited chance to 'play the bells'. Rare opportunity to tour the Rectory, plus a Friday evening Twilight event with a string quartet, food included and cash bar.

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The Women of Bankfoot House

Glass House Mountains, qld

The Women of Bankfoot House is a special exhibition curated to celebrate the lives and achievements of the three generations of women who called Bankfoot House home.

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Bankfoot House Open Days- FREE Guided Tours

Glass House Mountains, qld

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.

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Remembering Australian Peacekeepers

Gladstone, qld

This exhibition examines the often-forgotten stories of the Australian Peacekeepers, both past and present, with objects, images and memorabilia drawn from the Gladstone Regional Art Gallery and Museum’s historical collection, as well as from private loans courtesy of individuals in the Gladstone Region community.

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Connecting people, places and the past.

Maryborough, qld

A gallery exhibition Connecting People, Places and the Past will display a variety of local stories.

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Venus Gold Battery Tours

Queenton, qld

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.

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Charters Towers Ghost Tours

Charters Towers City, qld

Charters Towers is haunted by the ghosts of gold - this north Queensland town was built on blood, sweat and toil.

Come on a Charters Towers Ghost Tour and hear tales of tragedy, crime, ghosts and hauntings. It is a fascinating way to explore the town's history.

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Longreach Cemetery History Tours

Longreach, qld

Cemeteries are fascinating places to discover a town's history. Longreach Cemetery is the resting place for many pioneers and characters who made their mark on the past.

Come on a Longreach Cemetery Tour and hear stories of the Outback - a great experience for those who love history.

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Longreach Cemetery Haunted History Tours

Longreach, qld

Explore the darker tales of Longreach's past on this fascinating evening tour of the town's cemetery.

Your guide will lead you through an unforgettable experience on this 75 minute tour. Cemeteries tell us so much of the history of an area - and Longreach's outback past has its share of tragedy.

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