The closure of the Moreton Sugar Mill marked the end of an era for the Sunshine Coast
Explores the development of agriculture in the Landsborough region.
The small township of Donnybrook on the Pumicestone Passage was once called 'Little Caloundra'.
Trees have been an important feature of Queensland's development
Lieutenant Matthew Flinders called what is now known as Pumicestone Passage, the "Pumicestone River"
Bob grew up on the dairy farm at the foot of the Blackall Range. At an early age Mr Breton began clearing the scrub to make way for grazing pasture. He later became a record breaking, professional axeman
Jean Larney remembers the share farming years at Pattemore’s farm
Pat was born in 1918 and grew up on a citrus farm in Montville. He talks about the decline of citrus farming, the Fruitgrowers and Progress Association and the change to pineapple farming
William worked the Coes Creek pinapple property on the south west side of Nambour, from ca 1955 until 1968
Lloyd lived in Caloundra since 1920 and was a key figure in the fishing industry in Caloundra
Evan talks about the Evans family history, school days in Maleny, Maleny C.W.A. foundation, family farm, citrus growing and dairy farming
Fred lived most of his life in Yandina, where he worked as a cane cutter
The Fullerton families have produced and established large scale pineapple and citrus farms throughout the Glass House Mountains district
Chris was born in 1906 from a Danish family. She talks about dairy farming, school at Montville, snake bite, pineapple farming, dances and balls
Ted farmed pineapples and strawberries
John discusses Mayes Estate, his house building days and fishing in the Pumicestone Passage
Edward was born in 1905 in Perthshire, Scotland and educated at Commissioners Flat School
Jim talks about growing up on the family farm and his military career
Dave was born in 1898. He talks about his work as a carpenter at the Moreton Sugar Mill in Nambour
Fred's family had been sugar farmers for generations. Fred grew up in Nambour and Perwillowen. He talks about school, farming, social life and WWII
Myrtle and Robert talk about their lives in Mapleton
Tom talks about sugarcane farming at North Arm
Frank talks about the Buderim Tram