First published in The Age on February 1, 1998
In the depths of despair
The stab of a finger on a hand-held counter sealed the fate of two young Americans abandoned on the Great Barrier Reef this week. Tom...
First published in The Age on January 19, 1996
Rural Spirit revives a historic ghost town Warrock Station coach house.Credit:The Age Archives
The ring of the hammer and the scrape of the saw is again...
First published in The Age on January 17, 1977
A posthumous Oscar?
Australian actor Peter Finch, who died on Friday night, probably of a heart attack, could win an Oscar for playing a character who suffers...
First published in The Age January 16, 1939
WORST DISASTER IN AUSTRALIA’S HISTORY
Total Deaths 64 Refugees from the Ada Mill near Noojee emerge from a dugout.
Many Trapped at Mills
Whole Family Lost...
First published in The Age on December 11, 1985
Tiny Booby Island once a crossroads of civilisation
Archaeologists have discovered what they believe is the only site where five cultures associated with...
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First published in The Age on November 5, 1961
Luck, Skill Climax to 3½ Hour Airport Drama
Canberra , Sunday –...
First published in The Age on October 23, 1894
THE RICHMOND POISONING CASE
EXECUTION OF MARTHA NEEDLE
The last scene in the tragedy known as the Richmond poisoning case was enacted yesterday morning, when...
First published in The Age on October 1, 1990
Patrick White dies, aged 78; an era is over
Patrick White, the author, died at his Sydney home early yesterday. He was 78. Patrick White at his home in 1984.Credit:Philip...
First published in The Age on September 22, 1982
Gang’s $600,000 mid-air snatch fails
Brisbane – An Alert TAA porter yesterday foiled a Melbourne gang’s attempt to steal in mid-air $600,000 belonging...
First published in The Age on September 10, 1958
Fitzroy as It Was 100 Years Ago
The Lord Mayor (Cr. F. W. Thomas) last night described Fitzroy as a "beautiful parkland area, inhabited by the wealthy." City...
First published in The Age on August 14, 1940
TEN KILLED IN AIR CRASH AT CANBERRA
Sir Brudenell White and R.A.A.F. Crew Wreckage from the crash in which 10 people died in Canberra.Credit:National...