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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.
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    Backward Glance – Lookouts and scenic locations
    • Thursday 23 January 2020
    Across the Sunshine Coast there are a number of wonderful, expansive views that overlook valleys, beaches and distant coastlines, stretching out below our hinterland.
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    Backward Glance – The sound of fun echoes through the years
    • Friday 17 January 2020
    There was once a water slide park at Alexandra Headland. It was the result of Andrew and Anna Vizis’ grandchildren constantly nagging for a waterslide to play on.
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    Backward Glance – The Original Stories
    • Thursday 02 January 2020
    For over four years now, we’ve been looking back at our early heritage through the Backward Glance stories. The Nambour Chronicle in the 1920s was following a similar practice with its column called “20 years ago”.
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    Backward Glance – Holiday accommodation & Boarding houses
    • Friday 27 December 2019
    With the improvement of trafficable roads to and around the Sunshine Coast in the early 1900s, guesthouses, flats and other accommodation choices began to flourish.