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Website Updates and News
- December 18 Updated images for Barranjoey Head Lighthouse
- December 17 Updated images for Nelson Head Inner Lighthouse
- December 15 Updated Vaucluse Leading Lights, Grotto Point and Parriwi Lights
- November 2 Updated images and added a video on Norah Head Lighthouse
- October 21 Updated Warden Head Lighthouse page and added some images
- October 20 Updated Wardang Is page and added some images and technical details
- October 11 2018 Added new book, Maatsuyker through our eyes – Caretaking on Tasmania’s wild and remote Maatsuyker Island by Paul Richardson and Amanda Walker
Enjoy a tour of Table Cape Lighthouse and hear why it's where it is, the construction and where the parts came from... what powered the light then and now. Take a walk around the balcony with a view across the North West Coast. The tour takes approx 15 min and are...read more
Sydney’s lighthouses: a guiding light for 160 years By: Port Authority of NSW Sydney’s heritage-listed lighthouses have been guiding ships to safety over 160 years — and the bright lights of these magnificent towers are still just as essential for keeping...read more
Celebrating Lighthouse week 145 years since the construction of Lady Elliot Island's Heritage Listed Lighthouse.read more
The old Point Perpendicular lighthouse alight for International Lighthouse and lightship weekend. After a good clean its 9 sided Chance Bros first order lens trows its looms over Jervis Bay and the Tasman sea. Lighthouses of Australia have operated Point...read more
Following the AGM, and the CLS re-union held in Brisbane. Several members visited the Caloundra lighthouses.read more
The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) has transferred 12 coastal lightstation properties, many with heritage listed buildings, to the Tasmanian Government. The Lights include: Cape Bruny Eddystone Point Low Head Goose Island Cape Sorell Tasman Island Table...read more