Prism Magazine Archive

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.

Current Issue – 2018 Issue 3

 

  • Lighthouse of Sydney Harbour
  • Historical outline of Macquarie Lighthouse from 1790 to 2018
  • Keepers who served at Macquarie
  • Modern views of Macquarie Lighthouse
  • Macquarie Lighthouse technical specs
  • Visiting Macquarie Lighthouse

 

2018 Issue 3

 

  • Lighthouse of Sydney Harbour
  • Historical outline of Macquarie Lighthouse from 1790 to 2018
  • Keepers who served at Macquarie
  • Modern views of Macquarie Lighthouse
  • Macquarie Lighthouse technical specs
  • Visiting Macquarie Lighthouse

2018 Issue 2

 

  • Lighthouse Supply Ship Resurrected as a Floating Museum by Linda Morris
  • Lighthouses of Caloundra by Dirk Selderyk
  • AGM Report 2018 by LoA Secretary Benjamin Sayers
  • Photographers Venture to Cape Cleveland Lighthouse by Peter Braid
  • International Focus: Lighthouses of Finistére, Part 1 by Denise Shultz
  • Macquarie Lighthouse Celebrates 200 Years
  • Bribie Island Light Removed by Jessica Clifford

2018 Issue 1

 

  • In Loving Memory of Jervis Sparks: An Inspired Life
  • King of Lighthouses and Lighthouse of Kings
  • Two Red Bands by Ron Fehlberg
  • Million Dollar Lens by Adam Beck
  • Family Based Exhibition Opens At Cape Byron by Jessica Clifford

2017 Issue 4

 

  • Crookhaven Lighthouse Faces an Uncertain Future – Robert Crawford
  • Meet the New Committee Members – Benjamin Sayers and Jessica Clifford
  • Warden Head Upgrades on the Way – Jessica Clifford
  • A Chance to Live and Work at a Lighthouse – National Parks and Wildlife Service
  • Glossary of Terms Used in Australian Historic Lighthouses by Lyndon O’Grady

2017 Issue 3

 

  • An Inside Look into Chance Glass Works – Nita Newman
  • The Dilemmas of Building a Lighthouse on Skull Rock
  • Cape Cleveland Tours and Maintenance – Peter Braid
  • North Head Lighthouse Restored – Garry Searle

2017 Issue 2

 

  • Althorpe Island – Michiel Lucieer
  • A Light for Whalers Point – Ericka Shankley
  • Musing of a Lightkeeper at Wilsons Promontory – Lin Richards
  • Death at a Lighthouse – Karl Rowbottom

2017 Issue 1

 

  • Outback Lighthouse: Cape Leveque
  • Life on a Remote Lighthouse – Rob Tresize
  • Light on Mundoo – Sally Grundy
  • An Evolution of Lighthouse Illumination – Ian Clifford

2016 Issue 3

  • Smoky Cape tragedy – Old newspaper article
  • Fixing the leaks – Maatsuyker Island- Brian Burford
  • Lost lighthouses: The light on Lemon Rock – Erika Shankley
  • The way we were: Four Hummocks Island – Lyndon O’Grady
  • It must be windy at a lighthouse – Faroe Islands – Rob Trezise
  • Lighting Point Malcolm lighthouse – Graeme Davis
  • Lighthouses of Yorke Penisula – Dirk Selderyk
  • Lighthouse heritage weekend 2016 – Ian Clifford

2016 Issue 2

  • Maatsuyker Island lighthouse restoration project – Rob Trezise
  • Marina Campbell wins award for environment conservation – Rob Trezise
  • Frank Carter celebrates 90th birthday
  • The way we were – Cape Cleveland
  • Lighthouse in a storm – Old newspaper article
  • The years of no return – Memoirs of Peter Lund (4 )
  • Lighthouses of Southern France Part 3 – Bruce MacGregor
  • International lighthouse weekend

2016 Issue 1

  • Sugarloaf Point lighthouse celebrates 140 years – Rob Trezise
  • Light up the darkness / Keeping the lights burning – Robert Trezise
  • The way we were (snapshots from the past) Citadel island
  • Lightkeeper on island / Lost plane
  • Lighthouse keepers daughter – Karl Rowbottom
  • A natural history of lighthouses, John A Love. Book review – Denise Shultz
  • Lighthouses of Southern France Part 2 – Bruce MacGregor
  • The years of no return – Memoirs of Peter Lund
  • Living with Jezebel by Marlene Levings. Book review – Denise Shultz
  • Lighthouses of South Africa – Dirk Selderyk

2015 Issue 4

 

  • In praise of the little lights – Crowdy Head, Fingal, Richmond River, Clarence River, Tacking Point
  • Recognition for South Solitary Island keepers – Rob Trezise
  • AGM Summary – Pauline O’Brien
  • Honorary life membership – Denise Shultz – Pauline O’Brien
  • Point Hicks – Life in Croajingolong – Lin Richards
  • The way we were – Life on Cliffy Island – Mary Lees
  • Chain of errors – Lighthouse keeper’s wife pathetic story of sickness
  • The years of no return – Memoirs of Peter Lund, his life as a lighthouse child

2015 Issue 3

 

  • Life on Gabo Island – Lin Richards
  • The way we were – snapshots from the past
  • Cape Byron renovation
  • International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend – Ian Clifford
  • First Cape Cleveland tour – Peter Braid
  • Cry when they come and cry when they go – My visit to Muckle Flugga – Ted Peers
    The years of no return Memoirs of Peter Lund – His life as a lighthouse child
    The tall white tower – Book review – Denise Shultz
    Twin English lighthouses – Belle Tout and Beachy Head – Bruce MacGregor

2015 Issue 2

 

  • Celebrating the 100th anniversary of CLS
  • The way we were – snapshots from the past
  • Look at her now Carpentaria after the flood
  • Lighthouses of Moreton Island
  • Great Lighthouse Walks – Muckle Flugga, Shetland
  • Sea Hill lighthouse – Curtis Island
  • Kiama lighthouse
  • Tasman Island, dedication plaque
  • Cape Byron lighthouse, new look new light
  • Lighthouses of Southern France

2015 Issue 1

 

  • Kiama Lighthouse – Does it Deserve a Logo?
  • Kiama Lighthouse History
  • Great Lighthouse Walks, Cape Brett NZ
  • Breaksea Island Tours
  • Cape Pembroke Lighthouse – Falkland Islands
  • Grace Darling and the Longstone Lighthouse
  • Stamps and Coins Commemorate 100 years of CLS
  • Lighthouses of the Isle of Wight

2014 Issue 4

 

  • Breaksea Island WA
  • On Breaksea Island (1908 – By Malcolm Reid, lately of Bunbury.)
  • Great Lighthouse Walks – Cape Pillar
  • The Lighthouse on Grassy Hill
  • My Love Affair with Lighthouses Part 3 – Lin Richards
  • Table Cape Lighthouse Reopens
  • New Museum for Coffs Harbour
  • More of Italy

2014 Issue 3

 

  • Little Girl on Breaksea Island – 1914
  • RAN’s First Victory
  • Great Lighthouse Walks – Wilsons Promontory
  • My Love Affair With Lighthouses Part 2 – By Lin Richards
  • International Lighthouse Weekend
  • Tasman Island’s Last Keeper.(?)
    Poor Souls They Perished, THE CATARAQUI, Australia’s Worst Shipwreck –  Book review
    Lighthouse Girl – Book Review
    Lighthouses of Italian Calabria

2014 Issue 2

 

  • Low Isles Lighthouse
  • Great Barrier Reef Expedition 1928 – 1929
  • Sad Affair at Low Island
  • Island Point Lighthouse Port Douglas (1879)
  • Colour Me Lighthouse
  • South Solitary Island Opening
  • My Love Affair with Lighthouses By Lin Richards
  • Weekend at Cape Cleveland
  • Eddystone Point/Larapuna Celebrates 125 Years
  • The Ship – Poem

2014 Issue 1

 

  • Cape Cleveland Lighthouse 1938-1942
  • Cape Cleveland History
  • First Order Fresnel Lens For Sale (Sandy Cape?)
  • Yongala, The Ship That Disappeared
  • The Tale of a Fish
  • Solitary Islands Coastal Walk
  • Coast Australia Series – A Review
  • Farewell Spit Lighthouse NZ
  • Nugget Point Lighthouse NZ
  • Dutch Westkapelle – The Lighthouse in a Churchyard

2013 Issue 4

 

  • First Order Book by Garry Searle
  • Interview with Garry Searle
  • Excerpt First Order – Althorpe Island 1879
  • Lighthouses of New Zealand Part 2 – Dirk Selderyk
  • Barrenjoey Lighthouse Saved from Bushfire
  • Death at a Lighthouse – Table Cape Tasmania
  • Lighthouses of the Opal Coast France

2013 Issue 3

 

  • Restoration Work Completed at Charles Point
  • The Indestructible Charles Point Lighthouse
  • Opening of Charles Point Lighthouse
  • Restoration of Cape Don Lighthouse
  • Lighthouses of New Zealand
  • Hebridean Lighthouses Part 2 Flannan Isles
  • Volunteering at Moreton Island and Sandy Cape
  • CLS Reunion
  • Low Isles Telescope
  • Short Bright Flash – Book Review

2013 Issue 2

 

  • Lighting The Way Around Cape Bruny
  • Bruny Island Tragedy
  • Taking Care Of Bruny Lighthouse
  • Life As A Tour Guide – Karl Rowbottom
  • Coffs Harbour Light Shines Again
  • Friends Of South Solitary Take Action
  • Living A Dream At Lady Elliot Island – by Mark Sheriff
  • Lighthouse Odyssey by Dirk Selderyk
  • Local Newspaper To Save Lighthouse In Bowen
  • Hebridean Lighthouses Barra Head

2013 Issue 1

 

  • Keeping the Flame at Vlamingh Head
  • Vlamingh or Vlaming?
  • Vlamingh Head (1912 Newspaper Article)
  • Alleged Serious Fraud (1912 Newspaper Article)
  • Lighthouse Odyssey Part 1 – by Dirk Selderyk
  • Eluanbi Lightstation Taiwan
  • Cape Egmont Lighthouse New Zealand
  • Bustard Head Lighthouse Begins Another Chapter

2012 Issue 4

 

  • Building of Gabo Island Part II
  • Did You See Us Sailing Past – Poem by Henry Lawson
  • Celebrating Gabo Island
  • The Lost Lighthouse Rediscovered (Gabo Island)
  • Lovely Day at Cape Schanck
  • SA Visit, Point Malcolm Lighthouse
  • Point Malcolm Lighthouse Information
  • Karl’s Ride
  • Richard Dawson’s Lights
  • Vlamingh Head Lighthouse Centenary Preview
  • Lighthouses of Central Chile

2012 Issue 3

 

  • Oblique History of Point Perpendicular
  • ILLW 2012 at Point Perpendicular
  • Improvements at Sandy Cape
  • Family Ties at Point Lowly
  • South Australian Lighthouse Dinner
  • Gustav Dalén Lighthouse Benefactor
  • The Building of Gabo Lighthouse Part 1

2012 Issue 2

 

  • Goose Island Story
  • Gander at Goose and An Amazing Deal
  • Yamba Lighthouse Replica Restoration
  • The Ship Netherby
  • Tasman Island- Showing the Light Again
  • Winches, Wind and Wicker Baskets. (Tasman Island)
  • 2012 Lighthouse Anniversary Celebrations (Vlamingh Head / Gabo Island)
  • LoA Committee Meeting Adelaide

2012 Issue 1

 

  • Cape Sorell Lighthouse
  • Wreck of Kawatiri
  • Through the Gates of Hell to Cape Sorell
  • Downgrade of Eddystone Point Lighthouse
  • A Bitter Pill and a Spoonful of Sugar (Maatsuyker Is)
  • Yamba has Two Lighthouses
  • Winches Wind and Wicker Baskets (Tasman Is)

2011 Issue 4

 

  • A Short Tale of Eddystone
  • A Trip to Eddystone Lighthouse
  • Unexpected Guests at Eddystone
  • Festival at Cape Wickham
  • Ride to Celebrate (Cape Wickham)
  • First Car to Cape Otway
  • Winches Wind and Wicker Baskets (Tasman Island)

2011 Issue 3

 

  • Swan Song for an Island
  • Swan Island Newspaper Story
  • From Eddystone to Tasman
  • LV Carpentaria Repairs
  • From Big Lighthouse to Little Lighthouses (Lighthouse models)
  • ILLW Reports
    New Look for North Reef Lighthouse .
    Dynasty of Engineers – Book review
    King Island Celebration

2011 Issue 2

 

  • North Reef L/H Navigation Data
  • North Reef
  • Carefree Seventies at North Reef Lighthouse
  • Shipwreck Story, Cooma
  • Sea Hill Lighthouse on Curtis Island
  • Keeper’s Return to Tasman Island
    Happy Birthday Maatsuyker
    Tasman and Maatsuyker Island Booklets for Sale
    Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse Restoration Project

2011 Issue 1

 

  • Cape Wickham L/H Navigation Data
  • Cape Wickham Celebrates 150 Years
  • King Island Shipwreck Story Carnarvon Bay
  • 2011 Cape Wickham 150th Anniversary 3 – 7 November
  • Engineering Heritage National Landmark for Green Cape
  • Trial Downgrading of the Light At Eddystone Point
  • Queensland Maritime Museum Survives the Floods
  • New Website for LoA
  • Rattray Head Lighthouse In Scotland3
  • Historic Akaroa Lighthouse, New Zealand, Survives the Earthquake
  • “The Lightkeeper’s Wife” by Karen Vigger – Book Review

2010 Issue 4

 

  • Table Cape And Its People
  • Table Cape – Robert Jackson, The First Lightkeeper
  • Table Cape – Mystery of Baby Bertram’s Grave
  • Table Cape Important Milestones
  • Table Cape Opening 12/9/2010
  • Mishap at High Peak
  • Carpentaria Lightvessel Bell – Stolen and Recovered
  • Beyond the Skye Limit – Lighthouses of Outer Hebrides
  • Point Venus Tahiti
  • Book Review – The Lighthouse Kids of Maatsuyker Island by Jonah and Evie Wiltshire and Sheryl Hamilton
  • Book Review – Five Parts Dead by Tim Pegler

2010 Issue 3

 

  • Upgrade Works at Cape du Couedic
  • Cape du Couedic with Fish and Chips
  • International Lighthouse Weekend 2010 (Cape Jaffa, Smoky Cape, Relighting Green Cape)
  • Maatsuyker Island Artist Returns
  • Maatsuyker Island Volunteer’s Snapshots
  • Maatsuyker Call for Volunteers
  • Crookhaven Receives $100 000
  • Table Cape Opens for Business

2010 Issue 2

 

  • Relighting of Point Hicks Lighthouse
  • The Gem of Addiction
  • Missed Anniversary – Original Port MacDonnell Lighthouse
  • Early Days at Cape Moreton Lighthouse
  • Cape Wickham Lens, Lost and Found
  • Cape Leeuwin Works
  • South Solitary Movie Released
  • Magical Experience, Letter Barrenjoey Lighthouse

2010 Issue 1

 

  • Point Cloates – The Headless Lighthouse
  • The ‘Stefano’ Story
  • LARC to Bustard Head
  • Prestigious Award for Cape Leeuwin’s Paul Sofilas
  • Success for Sugarloaf L/house Accommodation
  • Cape Naturaliste Lighthouse Precint Revitalised
  • Letters – Pat Bartlett (nee Ford) Cape Nelson
  • Book Review – Postcards from the Edge by Christopher Nicholson
  • Postcards from the Edge