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  • peter connell, cr baberowski, bankfoot house, cultural heritage
    Bankfoot House recognised at national awards
    • Wednesday 22 May 2019
    Bankfoot House, the Coast’s heritage listed House Museum, continues to attract national industry recognition, taking home a Highly Commended award at the prestigious 2019 Museums and Galleries National Awards in Alice Springs, NT last night.
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    Backward Glance – Fancy dress memories
    • Wednesday 15 May 2019
    Many Sunshine Coast residents have fond memories of fancy dress balls.
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    Backward Glance – Bettie Clark’s Diary, A Mother’s Love
    • Thursday 09 May 2019
    It’s a very humbling insight to the past when the voices of our pioneers are brought to life through their own words in a diary.
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    Backward Glance - The Rich History of St. Peter's Church
    • Thursday 02 May 2019
    The commercial centre of Maroochydore began forming in 1903 when Thomas O’Connor, a government surveyor, bought the land selected by William Pettigrew from the Union Bank.
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    Backward Glance – On the home front
    • Wednesday 24 April 2019
    2019 marks 80 years since the beginning of World War II (1939-1945), its impact was felt around the world, even in small towns on the Sunshine Coast.
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    Backward Glance – Fishing, camping and caravanning through the years
    • Wednesday 17 April 2019
    Queenslanders love venturing into the great outdoors and with the 2019 South Queensland Caravan, Camping and Fishing Expo coming to town, it’s a great opportunity for us to reflect on how things have changed.
  • bankfoot house, cultural heritage, anywhere festival
    Live radio play to bring Bankfoot House to life
    • Tuesday 16 April 2019
    Show your kids there was a time before iPads and Netflix, and head to Bankfoot House to relive the days when the family would gather around wireless for their entertainment fix.
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    Backward Glance – The meandering history of Maroochy River
    • Wednesday 10 April 2019
    Andrew Petrie wrote in his journal, there is a tone of wild freedom, a breath from a clean and untrammelled land and an unknown river.
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    Backward Glance - Motion Pictures find a home
    • Thursday 04 April 2019
    We often look back fondly at an outing to the pictures –The Vogue Theatre in Nambour has housed many of those memories over the years.
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    Backward Glance: Songs echoed over the fields
    • Wednesday 27 March 2019
    2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the Commonwealth Government’s acknowledgment of Australian South Sea Islanders. On September 7, 2000 the Australian South Sea Islanders were officially recognised as a distinct cultural group by the Queensland Government.