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The Hi Ho Motel

The Hi Ho Motel

The first Hi Ho Motel operated for almost 15 years until it was demolished. Read this story
Guy William Hunt

Guy William Hunt

His home in Garden Street contained a darkroom for developing negatives as well as a dispensary where he could continue his studies in chemistry. Read this story
Queen Elizabeth Park

Queen Elizabeth Park

Popular attractions included the octopus ride, horse-o-planes and merry-go-round. Read this story
Public Libraries of the Gold Coast

Public Libraries of the Gold Coast

On Wednesday 30 April 1958 the new library opened to the public. Read this story
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