January 13, 2019

In August 1912 the Hunter Report on the future of shipping services on the Tamar River recommended the construction of a new wharf in Launceston.

With cargo and passenger ships getting bigger and an expanding apple and pear industry the Launceston Marine Board had engag...

January 6, 2019

In 1867 pastoralist William Gibson of Native Point, near Perth, bought the property Scone, just across the South Esk River, from David Ritchie who wanted to concentrate on his flour milling enterprises.

It is said William Gibson bought Scone for his son, also William, w...

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