Prism Magazine Archive – 2002-2009

The Prism has been the magazine for LoA members since it was formed in 2002 and the first editor Denise Shultz filled that role for over 14 years. In 2016 Jessica Clifford took on the role and has continued the great service with a new fresh look in 2017.

These archive copies of the Prism are available for download for members – click the appropriate year button to expand or collapse the listing.

2009 Issue 4

 

  • Cape Nelson’s 125th Anniversary
  • From Maatsuyker to Cape Nelson for South Solitary
  • To The Lighthouse (Cape Nelson)
  • Another Chance for Tasman Island Lantern Room
  • Saga of Billy the Goat of South Solitary Island
  • South Solitary’s Lantern Survives Another Flood
  • Lady Bay Lighthouse Cottages Ready for Overnight Guests
  • Money for Breaksea Island Restoration
  • Master Mariner – Book About Harold Chesterman (MV Cape Moreton)

2009 Issue 3

 

  • Green Cape recognised as the National Engineering Heritage Landmark
  • Cape du Couedic 100th anniversary
  • Cape Schanck 150 years anniversary
  • Wilson’s Promontory 150th birthday
  • ILLW (Smoky Cape, Sugarloaf Point, Point Perpendicular)

2009 Issue 2

 

  • Wilsons Promontory Lighthouse 150 years
  • Capt. Thomas Musgrave Lightkeeper W.Promontory
  • Return to Maatsuyker
  • Flood Damage Does not Dampen the Volunteer Spirit (The Coffs Harbour Regional Museum)
  • Restored Kitson Burner Lights up Backyard in Brisbane
  • Smoky Cape Gets Refurbished by AMSA
  • Currie Lighthouse Opens for Tours
  • Tasman Island Working Bees off to a Flying Start
  • Chance Brothers Subject of a New Book

2009 Issue 1

 

  • Not so Solitary Island
  • To Tasman Island, With a Difference
  • Lighthouse Tour of the US West Coast
  • Ed Kavaliunas – Vale
  • Point Lonsdale News
  • Lady Bay Lighthouses Celebrate 150 Years

2008 Issue 5

 

  • An Asparagus Affair (Sandy Cape)
  • Sandy Cape in the Seventies
  • Green Cape Shines Again
  • Cape Borda Celebrates 150 Years
  • Table Cape Tasmania Tourism Access Proposal
  • Maatsuyker Documents Come Back Home
  • Deal Island Lighthouse On the Heritage List
  • Point Lonsdale Tours Suspended
  • Letter – Althorpe Island Jetty

2008 Issue 4

 

  • Wollongong Breakwater
  • International Lighthouse Weekend
  • LoA Workshop at Cape Schanck
  • Sugarloaf Lightstation Opens for Accommodation
  • 2008 CLS Reunion
  • John Cook Archival Database Launch
  • MV Cape Don on the Move?
  • Reflections – A New Book By Trauti Reynolds
  • Vale Laurie Sharp
  • A Letter (Cape Otway)
  • “Photographs (Deal Island, Maatsuyker Island, Cape Schanck, South Solitary. Point Perpendicular)”

2008 Issue 3

 

  • Ten Days on Tasman Island / Tasman -The Treasure Island
  • Carters of Queensland
  • Special Pre-Opening of Macquarie Lighthouse / Official Opening of Macquarie
  • South Solitary Island Tours
  • New Queensland Maritime Museum Exhibition
  • Nobby’s Development Stopped
  • Table Cape Closer To Opening
  • Maatsuyker Island to Feature In a Movie
  • Cape Borda Celebration
  • Archer Point Vandalised
  • Cape Wickham Development
  • Cliffy Island Maintenance

2008 Issue 2

 

  • Macqaurie Lighthouse – Australia’s First
  • Norah Head Lighthouse Restoration
  • Carters of Queensland Part 3 (Sandy Cape, Low Isles, Goode Island, Cape Cleveland, Lady Elliot Island, Cape Moreton, Cape Capricorn)
  • Erosion Undermines Bribie Lighthouse
  • Sea Hill Lighthouse
  • South Solitary Documentary Released on DVD

2008 Issue 1

 

Althorpe Island
Carters of Queensland
Light of Their Lives Stuart Buchanan’s New Book
Calendar a Sellout Friends Of Tasman Island
Christmas at Tassie Lighthouses
Breaksea Island Restoration
New Friends Group Incorporated (Caloundra)
Letters (Gabo Island, South Solitary)

2007 Issue 5

 

  • The Light of Troubridge Shoal
  • Keepers That Never Came Back (Troubridge Lighthouse)
  • Troubridge Island Cottages to Go?
  • Lighthouse Families The Carters of Queensland (Booby Island, Pine Islet, Cape Bowling Green, Grassy Hill Cooktown, Moreton Island, Pile Light Moreton Bay, Flat Top Island Mackay
  • A Tree or Two Ago at Seal Rocks
  • South Solitary Island Gets Open for Visitors
  • Letters (Dent Island, Sea Hill)

2007 Issue 4

 

  • Turbulent Life of Nobby’s Head
  • Cape Schanck – The School
  • ILLW Point Perpendicular
  • ILLW Grassy Hill
  • Letters-Solitary Island
  • Solitary Island Will Soon Have Visitors
  • Sugarloaf Point and LoA
  • Pharology 101 – RACON

2007 Issue 3

 

  • Cape Schanck 1938
  • To Be a Lightkeeper South Solitary Island
  • Can You Solve This Mystery? South Solitary Island
  • Building Development at Cape Wickham Lighthouse
  • AMSA Opens Tasman Island
  • Warrnambool’s Lighthouses
  • Out of Action (Lady Bay, Flagstaff Hill)
  • Pharology 101- Radar

2007 Issue 2

 

  • Fingal Head Lighthouse
  • Reviving Tasman Island
  • Maatsuyker Island Working Bee 2007
  • Cape Otway is Teeming With Activity
  • Stop The Development on Nobbys Head
  • Improvements at Table Cape
  • Lights of Cooloola Book Review

2007 Issue 1

 

  • Montague Island Lighthouse Turns 125 / Memories of Montague
  • More About Cliffy Island
  • Restoring Lighthouse Artefacts
  • Nobby’s Head
  • Althorpe Island
  • Western Channel Light
  • Griffith Island
  • Tasman Island
  • Cape Northumberland
  • Pharology 101  The Caisson

2006 Issue 6

 

  • The Light Goes Out on Cliffy Island
  • The Ghost of Point Hicks
  • Mystery Anchor of Cape Otway
  • Lady Elliot Island To Be Refurbished
  • Cape Cleveland Is Offered A New Life
  • Painting Sandy Cape
  • Pharology 101 Construction

2006 Issue 5

 

  • The Coastwatchers In the ANZAC Tradition
  • What is a Lighthouse?
  • The Lighthouse – A Personal Perspective
  • International Lighthouse Day (Burnett Heads)
  • Progress at Cape Naturaliste
  • Sugarloaf Point Renovations
  • Low Isles Caretaker
  • Pharology 101 Construction (Cape Jaffa, South Channel Light)
  • Montague Island Celebration
  • Clerke Island

2006 Issue 4

 

  • Rottnest Island
  • Memorial to Freya Sheriff (Sugarloaf Point)
  • 2006 CLS Reunion
  • The Lighting of Hydrographers Passage
  • Maatsuyker Island Light
  • The Stilo Lighthouse in Poland (Part 1)

2006 Issue 3

 

  • Point Perpendicular
  • The Tasman Island Light
  • Lighting of Hydrographer’s Passage
  • Lighthouse Robinson Crusoe Island (Más a Tierra)
  • Volunteering at Sandy Cape
  • Friends of Maatsuyker Island
  • Friends of Kent Group
  • Pharology 101 – Unusual and Experimental Light Sources

2006 Issue 2

 

  • Tasman Island Celebrates 100th Birthday
  • Almost Born on Tasman Island
  • MV Cape Don Restoration Progress
  • Point Charles Lighthouse
  • Lighthouses of Australia The Offshore Lights
  • The Great Ocean Road (Point Lonsdale, Fort Queenscliff lighthouses,  Split Point, Cape Otway, Warrnambool, Port Fairy and  Cape Nelson
  • Troubridge Island Anniversary
  • Casuarina Point News
  • Pharology 101 – Acetylene

2006 Issue 1

 

  • The Sugarloaf Point Story
  • Operation Cape Bowling Green
  • Cape Jaffa Anniversary Celebration
  • Marino Rocks Light Downgraded
  • Wadjemup Lighthouse Opening
  • Pharology 101 – Kerosene

2005 Issue 6

 

  • Island Light – Cape Rochon
  • Mysterious Grave at Low Isles
  • Los Faros de Cuba
  • LoA Helps to Shoot Documentary at Cape Schanck
  • Win for Montague Island
  • Split Point Lighthouse Opens to Public
  • Pharology 101 – The light source

2005 Issue 5

 

  • Hope for Tasman Island / Life at Tasman Island
  • Los Faros de Cuba
  • What a Larc Cape Moreton
  • International lighthouse Day  (Cape Cleveland, Point Perpendicular, Green Cape, Cape Otway)
  • Pharology 101  Character of the light
  • Cape Jaffa Saved

2005 Issue 4

 

  • Cape Otway
  • The Life of a Lighthouse Family (Gabo, Cape Otway)
  • Kangaroo Island Lighthouses Cape Willoughby
  • CLS 90th Anniversary Reunion
  • Queensland Maritime Museum News (Cape Don)
  • Port Albert’s Little Treasure (Citadel Island)
  • Cape St. Albans
  • Maatsuyker Island Call for Volunteers
  • Pharology 101 –The Glass

2005 Issue 3

 

  • Cape Borda
  • Kangaroo Island lighthouses
  • The Leslie Family of Penguin Island
  • Julie Carstairs – an artist with Passion for Lighthouses
  • Friends of Tasman Island Group
  • Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse Re-lit
  • Letters South Australian Lighthouses & (Cape Everard, Cape Otway, Cape Schanck)
  • Pharology 101—The Fresnel Lens
  • Deal Island Working Bee

2005 Issue 2

 

  • Cape du Couedic
  • Kangaroo lsland Lighthouses
  • Tasman Island
  • lconic Sydney Lighthouse Restored (Barrenjoey Lightstation)
  • The Lighthouse by Jervis Sparks
  • RAAF Crash at Deal lsland
  • LoA Peninsula Lighthouse Tour (Cape Schanck and McCrae)
  • The Optics
  • ldentiying Sandy Cape pupils

2005 Issue 1

 

  • Lighthouses of the South West Australia
  • Cape Don Working Party
  • South Australia Lighthouses Trip
  • Bunbury Lighthouse  A Mobile Phone Tower?
  • Cape Jaffa Platform Lives
  • Changes at the White Lady (split Point – Airey’s Inlet)
  • Vandals Strike at Table Cape
  • Pharology 101- Mercury Float

2004 Issue 6

 

  • A Little Bit of Heaven  Eddystone Point
  • Pharology
  • Deal Island Becomes Part of a New Marine Reserve

2004 Issue 5

 

  • Six Weeks at Green Cape
  • Light he Coast Like a Street With Lamps (Green Cape)
  • Commonwealth Heritage Listed Lighthouses
  • Positive Activity at South Solitary Island
  • Cape Otway Telegraph Station Restored
  • International Lighthouse Day. Queenscliff Black, Point Lonsdale, Cape Leeuwin

2004 Issue 4

 

  • Bustard Head -No Longer the Lighthouse of Tragedy
  • Love and Prejudice -The Tragic Story of Edie Anderson and George Daniels (Bustard Head)
  • American Experience – A Visit to Illinois and Oregon Lighthouses
  • Pine Islet – Mackay’s Showpiece
  • Citadel Island Sees the Light of Day Again

2004 Issue 3

 

  • Cape Naturaliste –100 Years Old  Centenary Celebrations
  • Keith Banks – Wilsons Promitory 1948 – 1951
  • Amédée Lighthouse Jewel of the Pacific
  • Working Bee on Deal Island
  • Light of Their Lives, ABC TV Documentary Bustard Head lighthouse

2004 Issue 2

 

  • South Australia’s Cape Jaffa Platform has a New Lease on Life
  • Cape Jaffa Story: The Disappearance of Blavins and Ashcroft in 1966
  • Keith Banks: The War Years at Gabo Island
  • Gabo Cow Savers
  • Tasmania’s Low Head Foghorn was First
  • Nobby’s Head to be Developed
  • Percival Turner Lightkeeper at Cape De Couedic
  • The Griffins of Cape Morton

2004 Issue 1

 

  • Memories of Cape Everard
  • The Best and the Worst – Kristie Eggleston’s NSW Lighthouse Trip 5
  • Crookhaven Lighthouse
  • MV Cape Don News
  • Pt. Lonsdale Foghorn Alive Again
  • Robert Mock Leads Another Campaign to Save Cape Jaffa
  • Swan Island for Sale
  • Letters – Spot the Difference (Tacking Point lighthouse)

2003 Issue 6

 

  • Norah Head Turns 100
  • My Interesting Life at Double Island Point (Conclusion)
  • Tasman Island’s Isolation Results in Murder
  • Deal Island Widow’s Tale
  • Saving MV Cape Don
  • Big Country-Keepers of the Light (Maatsuyker & Tasman Island)

2003 Issue 5

 

  • Double Island Point Lighthouse
  • My Interesting Life at Double Island Point Lighthouse
  • Deal Islanders Submission To Tasmanian Government
  • Who is Looking after Deal Island?
  • Golden Age of Australian Lighthouses…

2003 Issue 4

 

  • A Visit to Sandy Cape -1870
  • My Interesting Life At Double Island Point Lighthouse Part 1
  • Good News for Jarman Island
  • More Lighthouses Open to the Public (Macquarie & Barrenjoey)
  • Norah Head Centenary

2003 Issue 3

 

  • The Bluestone Tower at Pint Gellibrand
  • Lighthouses Share a Tragic Accident in Their past (Sandy Cape, Cape St. George)
  • Montague and After – Memories of Ian Cameron Montague Island
  • The Fight for Cape Jaffa Continues
  • The Future of Maatsuyker Island
  • Conservation Plan For Jarman Island
  • Victorian LoA Members Meeting At Cape Schanck
  • Letters Double Island Point and Sandy Cape

2003 Issue 2

 

  • Light is out for Kangaroo Island’s Cape Willoughby
  • Journal of a trip to Kangaroo Island
  • Gabo The Riverina Wreck
  • A European View of Sydney’s Lighthouses
  • Update on Althorpe Island
  • Update on Deal Island
  • Update on Cape Jaffa Platform

2003 Issue 1

 

  • King Island Lighthouses
  • Corrugated Lighthouses  Cape York
  • Home to Gabo
  • Being a Lighthouse Kid
  • Deal Island Working Bee
  • Cape Jaffa Platform Threatened with Demolition
  • ABC Radio Interviews Stuart Buchanan (Bustard Head)
  • Letters – Pile Light Moreton Bay

2002 Issue 6

 

  • Neptune Island
  • Corrugated Lighthouses Arriving At Neptune Island
  • Everyday Life on Neptune Island
  • Yandra Shipwreck Neptune Island
  • Swan Island’s Eliza’s Cottage
  • Troubridge Island Lighthouse Turned Off
  • Cape Cleveland Reunion
  • Federal Funding for Tasmanian Heritage (Currie Light )
  • Letters (Maatsuyker Island Future)

2002 Issue 5

 

  • A Day at Maatsuyker Island
  • The Magic of Maatsuyker
  • Maatsuyker Meeting Seeds LoA group
  • Corrugated Lighthouses Cape Jaffa
  • Shipping out to Neptune Island
  • Lighthouse Plans now On-line at Archives
  • Montague Island Celebrates the International Lighthouse Day
  • Troubridge 1890 Sponge Mystery

2002 Issue 4

 

  • Barrenjoey Lighthouse Opens After Restoration
  • From Gabo,Montague, To Barrenjoey —Expedition to the South East Coast
  • Weekend Lighthouse Marathon with Pauline
  • Pine Islet on the Move
  • Cape Leeuwin Maintenance
  • Australian Story Features Gabo Island tragedy
  • Wollongong Breakwater Relit Again
  • Removal of Caretakers Threatens Maatsuyker
  • LOA Issues (Maatsuyker &  Cape Otway)

2002 Issue 3

 

  • Deal Island 1933
  • Pine Islet Lighthouse On the Move Again
  • Beacons by the Sea Exhibition including South Solitary
  • Tale of two Keepers (Pine Islet & Deal Island)
  • Opening of Table Cape Lighthouse Closer
  • Rare Macquarie Equipment Under Review
  • Macquarie Open day & Macquarie for Kids
  • Cape Jaffa Memorial
  • LOA Issues  (Cape Leeuwin and Cape Naturaliste)
  • Judgement Rock a New Book  (Deal Island)

2002 Issue 2

 

  • Wilsons Promontory Two Views Buswalker”s Paradise & Seafarer’s Dream
  • Is Nelson Head the Shortest Lighhouse In the World
  • Visit to Bay Rock Lighthouse
  • Wollongong Breakwater Lighthouse Relit
  • Cape Leeuwin and Cape Naturaliste to be Leased
  • Bustard Head Lighthouse Association Takes Possession
  • Point Lonsdale Celebrates  100 th Anniversary
  • Cape Willoughby Lightkeeper Reunion

2002 Issue 1

 

  • Gabo – Lighthouse of My Heart
  • Alice and Job Symonds (Pioneer lightkeepers at Breaksea Island )
  • Calling All Tasman Island Kids
  • Jarman Island Vandalised
  • Fond Memories at Double Island Point Reunion
  • Award For Wollongong Breakwater Restoration
  • Point Lonsdale Lighthouse Anniversary