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    Backward Glance - Behind the Latte
    • Wednesday 20 March 2019
    In The Queenslander in 1907, it was noted that “in the days when the world was young and Australia was spluttering like boiling porridge with volcanoes, and shivering like a jelly with earthquakes, much was done which the present generations should be thankful for.”
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    Backward Glance – Our everyday pioneering heroines
    • Wednesday 13 March 2019
    The enormous contribution of women in the making of our history, has been largely unrecognised.
  • Bankfoot House trust talk
    Historic houses secrets, scandals and surprises revealed
    • Tuesday 12 March 2019
    Bankfoot House will be the setting for an intriguing evening of storytelling when two charismatic speakers, Marianne Taylor and Louise Denoon, will delight you with the remarkable stories and heritage of Queensland’s (un)remarkable homes.
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    Restoring Fairview House for the future
    • Thursday 07 March 2019
    Sunshine Coast Council was today (March 7) delighted to unveil the recent restoration works at the Council-owned and heritage listed Fairview House (also known as Pattemore House) at North Maleny.
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    Backward Glance - Bill Robinson, a snapshot
    • Wednesday 06 March 2019
    Unusually, Bill Robinson started his photography career by telling the story of how he found his love for photography.
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    Backward Glance - What was that building used for?
    • Wednesday 27 February 2019
    How many times has your attention been drawn to an old building and you’ve wondered what it was used for?
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    Backward Glance – Satin and lace and all things Deb
    • Wednesday 20 February 2019
    Following on from our reminiscences of old community halls last week, it seems fitting that we now turn our attention to the grand tradition of the Debutante Ball.
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    Backward Glance – Old country hall rafters rang with the sound of music and laughter
    • Wednesday 13 February 2019
    Today we turn back the clock to focus on the old country halls which came alive to the sound of music on Friday or Saturday nights here on the Sunshine Coast.
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    Backward Glance – QCWA, much more than tea and scones
    • Wednesday 06 February 2019
    The Queensland Country Women’s Association (QCWA) has been a prominent fixture in country towns, large and small, since 1922.
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    Backward Glance - Back to school
    • Wednesday 30 January 2019
    As Sunshine Coast children head back to school this week, on their bikes, scooters, skateboards, in a bus or a car, it is interesting to wind back the clock to the early 1900s.