Vale - Malcolm MacDonald
Sad news of Malcolm’s passing on 21 October. Along with Ed Kavaliunas (deceased) the founders of Lighthouses of Australia Inc. Malcolm and Ed spent many days researching, travelling and photographing lighthouses. Instrumental in raising the awareness of our lighthouse heritage.
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In the latest issue of the Prism magazine:
Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse by Ian Clifford
A Typical Day In A Keepers Life by Ted Peers
The lighthouses of Orkney Pt 2 by Ken Ohlsson
My Favourite Lighthouse by Sandy McInerney
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- February 27 2019 Updated Warden Head Lighthouse page with LED detail and new images
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