Port of Yamba Historical Society – Yamba’s oldest cottages

In March 1884, the lease and household effects of the “Ocean View” Boarding House in Pilot…

Historical society ringing with excitement

Emma Pritchard It all started with an email.And then, questions started being asked. They didn’t even know…

Sweet reunion for sugar cane cutters in Harwood

Emma PritchardLifelong mateships forged on the cane fields throughout the Clarence Valley united more than 60…

Diggin’ Angourie’s history

Geoff HelismaAngourie is a small coastal village with a rich history; it’s a place that sits…

Australia Day 11

Ed, Back in 1788, January 26th was a busy day. After arriving in Botany Bay on…

Australia Day

Ed,The first official Australia Day was held on July 30 in 1915. Its main purpose was…

History: Largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered

The largest single piece of reef gold ever discovered in the world is found at Hill…

Today in 2001: The announcement is made of the closure of Ansett Airlines

Australia’s national airline is Qantas. However, for nearly seven decades, there was a second major airline…

Today in History: Apollo 11 Moon Walk

The CSIRO Observatory in Parkes, Australia, transmits the first pictures of the Apollo 11 Moon walk…

Women celebrated for 40 years as Surf Lifesavers

Wednesday 1 July 2020 marked 40 years since women were given the opportunity by Surf Life…

70 years since the start of the Korean War

On Thursday June 25 we acknowledge the 70th anniversary of the start of the Korean War…

Turn your ‘iso’ moments into history 

The State Library of NSW wants your self-isolation images to become part of the historic record, launching…

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