Scammell Shipwreck

Today is an autumn day not much different to that 129 years ago. We have warnings of damaging winds. I bet the Captain of the Scammell wished he had such …

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2020 Anzac Day

SEPARATED BUT UNITED A very different Anzac Day dawn at Point Danger this morning as people commemorated the service of our Anzacs from their driveways. LEST WE FORGET.


Come In Spinner

Social isolation has impacted on how we commemorate Anzac Day. Many families will be Lighting Up The Dawn, remembering all those who served in our defence forces. Many will wear …



Pte William Jacob FULLER Private William Jacob FULLER, a Connewarre farmer enlisted at the age of 23 just a month after volunteers were called for in 1914. William was assigned …


Anzac Day: Lest We Forget

At dawn on the morning of Sunday 25 April 1915, Australian and New Zealand troops entered their first major engagement of World War 1. They landed on a small Turkish …

Darwin Bombing

Bombing of Darwin

The bombing of Darwin occurred on the morning of 19 February 1942, when 188 Japanese aircraft appeared over Darwin. The aircraft had taken off from four aircraft carriers in the …

Margaret Ganly birthday

Farewell Margaret

With sadness we note the passing of a Torquay treasure, Margaret Ganly.Margaret, who was 104 was the descendant of one of our earliest settlers, William Pride and we doubt there …