Members work: Napranum War Memorial Project

On 11 June 2014, a memorial commemorating wartime service of the people of Napranum community (formerly Weipa Presbyterian Mission) was opened by the Honourable Warren Entsch MP and the Elders of Napranum, in the presence of Keith Payne VC, OAM, Councillors and community members.  A catafalque party was provided by local members of Bravo Company, 51st Battalion, the Far North…

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Members work: Tim Bottoms’ ‘Cairns, City of the South Pacific, A History 1770-1995’

Member Dr Tim Bottoms has launched a 'new' comprehensive history entitled Cairns, City of the South Pacific, A History 1770-1995. Details can be found at: www.cairnshistory.com.au The book was launched on 5 November by the State Member for Cairns, Mr. Rob Pyne, son of the late Mayor of Cairns, Tom Pyne, who appointed Tim to write the work back in 1997.…

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