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Cape Byron named 2021 Heritage Lighthouse of the Year
Cape Byron lighthouse has been named the 2021 Heritage Lighthouse of the Year by the International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities (IALA). Coinciding with World Aids to Navigation Day on the 1st of July 2021, the Cape Byron...
Prism Edition 3 2020
Prism Magazine Archive Prism is the magazine for LoA members since it was formed in 2002. Archive copies of the Prism are available for download for members. 2002-2009 | 2010-2019 | 2020-2029 Download the latest edition here This Edition COVER PHOTOEarly Wilsons...
Cape Otway Lightstation – Possible Closure
Sad to hear of the plight of Cape Otway Lighthouse. The operators have announced that beyond March 2021 they will be forced to close permanently. This would be a terrible situation which would leave the lighthouse, the oldest on the mainland, in even more...
Prism – Edition 1 2020
Prism Magazine Archive Prism is the magazine for LoA members since it was formed in 2002. Archive copies of the Prism are available for download for members. 2002-2009 | 2010-2019 | 2020-2029 Download the latest edition hereThis Edition COVER PHOTOIron Pot...
They don’t build ’em like they used to
Royal Sovereign LighthouseLess than 50 years after it was constructed, the Royal Sovereign Lighthouse, in the English Channel, is to be dismantled.The Royal Sovereign lighthouse is located 11 km offshore from Eastbourne in the English Channel. It has marked the Royal...
Cape Schanck – 160th celebrations
Cape Schanck is 160 years old and celebrations will be held on June 29 and 30.