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    Backward Glance – The Thrills of Big Game Fishing at Mooloolaba
    • Friday 20 March 2020
    With marlin often spotted in waters off the Sunshine Coast, it is interesting to revisit the history of big game fishing on the Coast.
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    Backward Glance – The Edison of Mapleton
    • Friday 13 March 2020
    Enjoying a leisurely drive into the hinterland of the Sunshine Coast, the road takes you through beautiful countryside and picturesque hamlets. One such place is Mapleton.
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    Backward Glance - Ride2School Day
    • Friday 06 March 2020
    Friday March 13 is Ride2School Day and it’s Australia’s largest celebration of active travel to school. Bicycles have been in the past, and are still today, one of the most popular means of transport for children and adults alike.
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    Backward Glance – Remembering our sea saviours
    • Friday 28 February 2020
    The origins of Surf Life Saving can be traced back to the actions of Mr William Gocher, at Manly Beach in September 1902. He defied the laws by bathing during the prohibited time (daylight hours) and forced the laws to be changed. This very popular recreational and sporting pastime is now entrenched in the Australian way of life.
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    Backward Glance - Jack and Nellie Morgan
    • Friday 21 February 2020
    This is a story of a couple whose love endured through the many challenges of moving to a foreign country, raising a family and toiling to build a successful farming enterprise.
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    Backward Glance – The essence of Valentine’s Day
    • Wednesday 12 February 2020
    Valentine’s Day has come and gone leaving tears, joy or nonchalance in its wake. Valentine’s Day did not feature highly in the history of our pioneers, but the numerous social gatherings provided opportunities to party right throughout the year.
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    Scone Time comes to Bankfoot House
    • Monday 10 February 2020
    Already a red hot success in Montville and Cooroy, Bankfoot House Heritage Precinct is thrilled to bring Scone Time to the Glass House Mountains on Thursday, March 5 from 10am to noon.
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    Backward Glance - Fashions on the beach
    • Friday 07 February 2020
    The elixir of life transformed and the atmospheric conditions ruling elsewhere forgotten as sweltering, humidity-distressed individuals found they could easily change the uncomfortable feeling to a more genial one when arriving within the precincts of the beach.
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    Students in the classroom, Maleny State Primary School, 1920
    • Friday 31 January 2020
    As our kids and grandkids head back to school for another year, we take some time to reflect on old school days – which were certainly quite different.
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    endED founder Mark Forbes earns top honour at Australia Day Awards 2020
    • Friday 24 January 2020
    At a special ceremony attended by more than 400 dignitaries, nominees and their guests, Mark Forbes, the founder of endED, a Sunshine Coast service that now provides nationwide support to people with eating disorders and their families, was today announced as the 2020 Sunshine Coast Citizen of the Year.