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Benowa

Benowa

In 1909 the mill was described as being situated in the centre of Benowa Village on an elevated site. Read this story
Anglers Paradise

Anglers Paradise

The Anglers Paradise Development Co consisted of 350 acres of residential land. Read this story
Pages Pinnacle

Pages Pinnacle

Over millennia, weathering and water erosion sculpted the volcano into a caldera with spectacular volcanic formations known as plugs. Read this story
Andrews

Andrews

The Andrews family were instrumental in founding the first Presbyterian Church on the Gold Coast. Read this story
Broadbeach Bowls Club

Broadbeach Bowls Club

The Broadbeach Bowling Club was officially opened on Saturday 20 March 1954 by Mr T. Strachan. Read this story
Ormeau

Ormeau

Gold has been discovered at a number of locations in the region. Read this story
Neptune Royal Life Saving Club

Neptune Royal Life Saving Club

Neptune’s became the world’s first all-female Royal Life Saving Club to both perform regular patrols and have its own permanent club house. Read this story
Coomera

Coomera

The Binstead family, timber-getters and farmers, settled near a good ford in the river which was accessible except during times of flood. Read this story
Grundy’s Entertainment Centre

Grundy’s Entertainment Centre

Grundy’s featured a massive four-slide water flume opposite the Surfers Paradise beachfront. Read this story
William Lather

William Lather

William Lather was involved in local government for 49 years. Read this story
Paradise Point

Paradise Point

In 1957, electricity poles were erected within the estate in preparation for power lines to be installed. Read this story
The Land of Legend

The Land of Legend

It was the largest collection of dolls in Australia and contained over 4,000 items. Read this story