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BACKWARD GLANCE: Remembrance Day – Letters to home

Why is this day important to Australians? After four years of continuous warfare, the guns finally fell silent in WWI on the Western Front at...

New water park

News that a new water park project at Glenview is proposed to begin in November this year is not only thrilling but will provide...

BACKWARD GLANCE: Nambour Library

With the closure of the Nambour and Heritage Library for refurbishment this week, Monday 18 October to Sunday 24 October, we are reminded just...

BACKWARD GLANCE: Olympic Games – Flame of Hope for all Nations

As we barrack for the Australian team at the 2021 Tokyo Olympic Games, this Backward Glance celebrates our sporting nation and the sporting heroes...

BACKWARD GLANCE: Nambour Chelsea Flower Show

The first Chelsea Flower Show was held in Nambour on October 25, 1957.  The Red Cross Chelsea Flower Show Committee had formed in Nambour in...

Commemoration of the Air Force 100 years – Our local flying heroes

James 'Jim' Hocking was born in Nambour as the second child of William and Eva Hocking's five children. When war was declared in 1939,...

BACKWARD GLANCE: The significance of the School of Arts Halls

As settlements began to grow on the Sunshine Coast residents called for the erection of a public hall – referred to as a ‘School...

BACKWARD GLANCE: Easter memories

Easter provides the opportunity to get away from the everyday routine with consecutive public holidays and school holidays at a time of year when...

BACKWARD GLANCE: From Maroochydore Aerodrome to Sunshine Coast Airport

The first aircraft to land at Maroochydore, on February 1, 1922, was an Avro 504K, rego G-AUDA, owned by the Aero flight Aviation Company,...

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