Lighthouses of Australia
In the latest issue of the Prism magazine:
Light It Up – A New Lighthouse Podcast
Chance Glass – A Family Perspective
Captain Napper, the Superintendent Who Would Not Leave His Post; Even in Death
Goose and Swan Island Lights
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Precision Helicopters are offering all LOA members (proof of membership required) a free poster of an aerial photo of South Solitary Island Lighthouse with each booking. They also said that if there were sufficient LOA members book, they could do an...
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....
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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 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...