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Published on Apr 24 2020
These three Pinus brutia (Turkish pine trees) connect Toowoomba locals to the past in more ways than one. They provide a symbolic connection to Lone Pine and are living memorials that remind us of the loss of Queenslanders in wartime.
Published on Apr 22 2020
This year marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, with the theme being ‘Climate Action’. It is thought that climate change may be the biggest challenge facing the precious support systems we need to survive and the future of humanity itself. This day reminds us all that this planet is our only home and therefore we must take good care of it!
Published on Apr 21 2020
Early in 1974, the Brennan and Geraghty’s store buildings were considered to be ‘so far dilapidated as to be unfit for use…’. According to the Trust’s archival files for that year, the future for the store complex did not necessarily look rosy.
Published on Apr 09 2020
When it comes to influenza, state borders have been subject to controls before. But why is there an array of footwear on this Queensland border bridge?
Published on Dec 16 2019
Alex Griffiths, a local beekeeper and flower grower opened Currumbin Bird Sanctuary in 1947 growing it from a small-scale lorikeet feeding display to what is now one of the Gold Coast's best family attractions.
Published on Dec 12 2019
Place of first recorded reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians is being nominated to Australia’s National Heritage List.
Published on Dec 06 2019
Luther Cora is an Indigenous cultural performer. He and his family have been performing at National Trust Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary for over 20 years.
Published on Dec 04 2019
The devastating disease chlamydia is sweeping through Queensland’s koala population: The committed team at Currumbin Wildlife Hospital is doing amazing work treating koalas in need.
Published on Nov 26 2019
An innovative program for returned veterans offering interaction with animals that reside in Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary as well as through wildlife patients of the hospital was a success.