They don’t build ’em like they used to

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...
Logo on Kiama Lighthouse

Logo on Kiama Lighthouse

Some of you will remember that 4 years ago I raised Lighthouses of Australia’s concerns about the placement of an ANZAC logo on the Kiama lighthouse. Many of you like me will not be surprised to learn its now being proposed that the ANZAC logo be made permanent....
Green Cape Lighting

Green Cape Lighting

This Saturday the 3rd of November, Lighthouses of Australia will relight the Historic light at Green Cape on behalf of NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service in conjunction with the Eden Whale Festival. The 1st of November 2018 marks 135 years since the light was...
Warden Head Makeover

Warden Head Makeover

Warden Head Makeover Congratulations to the dedicated staff of the NSW Dept of Industry and their contractor KGB Protective Coatings from Gateshead NSW for the excellent execution of the Warden Head Lighthouse restoration project. The lighthouse will soon be back in...
Maatsuyker Island through our eyes

Maatsuyker Island through our eyes

Caretaking on Tasmania’s wild and remote Maatsuyker Island When accepted by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service volunteer program as caretakers for Maatsuyker Island, Paul Richardson and Amanda Walker were well aware they had chosen to live in isolation in...
It’s All in the Flags – Cape Jaffa

It’s All in the Flags – Cape Jaffa

The flags spell out “Cleaning Prisms Today” and on October 5 2018 it was an exciting day for the volunteer custodians of Cape Jaffa lighthouse. The 1st order lens that had not been cleaned for over 10 years was receiving some tender loving care. In its...