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    Milne Park a place to enjoy for generations to come
    • Wednesday 16 October 2019
    A pristine pocket of Sunshine Coast parkland will remain in safe hands for generations to come.
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    Backward Glance – 130 years of memories, fellowship and joy at Peachester Hall
    • Wednesday 16 October 2019
    On Saturday 26 October, Peachester locals will welcome the community to join them in celebrating their district’s history with the 130th Anniversary of the Peachester Community Hall and the opening of the Peachester Heritage Centre.
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    What does it take to build a community?
    • Monday 14 October 2019
    Buildings help to tell the story of our cultural heritage and our growth as a community over time. From homes and schools to community halls, our built heritage can reveal a lot about our past, a topic that will be discussed in detail at the Built Heritage Symposium on November 1.
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    Backward Glance - Post Offices of Yesteryear
    • Thursday 10 October 2019
    In the pioneering days of the Sunshine Coast the postal service provided the main and often the only means of communication. Transport was slow and arduous and before the telegraph and telephone developed, the arrival of mail brought a welcome reprieve to what was for many a hard and isolated existence.
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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.