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    Backward Glance – Early Streetscapes
    • Wednesday 09 October 2019
    “Times sure have changed” is a quote that comes to mind when thinking of the difference in the streetscapes of then and now. It is remarkable to think that not so long ago these were the street views of our busy thoroughfares of today.
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    Backward Glance – Ginger, the enduring spice
    • Wednesday 02 October 2019
    “The British Housewife” a 1735 cook book, described ginger as a root common in the East Indies and many parts of America. The best is the soundest and yellowest in colour within.
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    Bankfoot House recognised at 2019 Gallery and Museum Awards
    • Wednesday 25 September 2019
    The accolades continue to build for Bankfoot House, the Sunshine Coast’s heritage listed House Museum, which took home a Finalist Award at the prestigious 2019 Gallery and Museum Achievement Awards.
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    Backward Glance – 100 years on, the proud tradition of Kenilworth Show lives on
    • Friday 20 September 2019
    2019 marks the 100th anniversary since the first Kenilworth Show was staged. The first annual exhibition of the Kenilworth Pastoral Agricultural Horticultural and Industrial Society was held on the river flats of the Sharry property in the locality now known as Gheerulla on Tuesday 25 November 1919.
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    Nominate a local legend for a Sunshine Coast Australia Day Award
    • Wednesday 18 September 2019
    Do you know someone doing great work in our community who deserves recognition? Nominations are now open for the 2020 Sunshine Coast Australia Day Awards.
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    Backward Glance: In his own words – Lawrence Drinkwater, The Battle of Long Tan
    • Thursday 12 September 2019
    Looking back to an afternoon in August 1966, in South Vietnam, we remember and honour the 108 young and mostly inexperienced Australian and New Zealand soldiers who fought for their lives in a rubber plantation, four kilometres east of Nui Dat, against an enemy force of 2,500 battle hardened Viet Cong and North Vietnamese soldiers.
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    Be sure to have your say on council’s proposal to preserve heritage
    • Wednesday 11 September 2019
    Council is making the final call for community feedback on protecting and managing local heritage. Make sure you have your say.
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    Backward Glance - Tourist Attractions
    • Thursday 05 September 2019
    The Sunshine Coast is one of Australia’s prime tourist destinations. Over the years there have been many tourist attractions for visitors and locals to explore.
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    Backward Glance – Tales from the field
    • Wednesday 28 August 2019
    Rugby league has a rich history on the Sunshine Coast. Looking back over the past 100 years, it has grown exceptionally since a Monday night in early March 1920 when the North Coast Rugby Union committee met to discuss the upcoming season and came to the momentous decision to adopt the ‘new game’ for the following season.
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    Backward Glance – Significant sites and buildings on the Sunshine Coast
    • Friday 23 August 2019
    To coincide with the release of Sunshine Coast Council’s proposed planning scheme amendment for historic cultural heritage, this week’s Backward Glance showcases some of our local heritage places and character areas.