New issue of "History matters" now at the Torquay Newsagent. Celebrating 50 years of RipCurl in our town and the part some of our locals played.
Missed out on one of the early editions of HISTORY MATTERS? We have had many requests for further reprints of our wonderful magazine HISTORY MATTERS so we went ahead and did another run of the early editions. Editions 1 - 4 can be purchased at the Torquay Newsagency.
Just making the end of June for edition 6 of HISTORY MATTERS magazine! The winter edition profiles Ray Wilson who has always lived in Torquay. Other articles include the follow up article on the first development of Jan Juc and the Jarosite Mining that occurred in the 1920s. There is also a story on the... Continue Reading →
The latest edition of Torquay Museum Without Walls HISTORY MATTERS magazine is now available for members to read. It has been delivered to the email address supplied when joining. The March edition is our ‘Bells Beach’ issue, and contains a feature article the early history of Jan Juc and Bells Beach, early surfing at Bells... Continue Reading →
Memories of the Torquay Go Cart track From "History Matters" Vol 1 no 4 1966 was the year Australia sent a task force to the war in Vietnam. The Youth Revolution was in full swing. The laws to end six o'clock closing were about to be abolished and decimal currency was about to be introduced.... Continue Reading →
Summer is here and so is our December issue of HISTORY MATTERS, bringing to life stories from summers past. Taylor Park and the Taylor family feature in this edition. Don’t miss the story on our beaches and the go cart track that operated on Elephant Walk at Christmas time in the 1960s. The digital magazine... Continue Reading →
The Spring issue of our magazine HISTORY MATTERS has now been distributed to members. This third issue brings you stories on Nairn's Dairy, Torquay's Olympian Dick Garrard and squatter Robert Zealley. If you would like a copy, please become a member by joining online through our website http://www.torquayhistory.com
Published quarterly our magazine ‘HISTORY MATTERS’ is packed full of local history and stories from the district. History Matters is distributed to all members of Torquay Museum Without Walls. Step inside our current issue of the magazine featuring stories the Joseph H Scammell shipwreck at Pt. Danger, Pioneers – streets of Torquay, Maie’s Amazing Memorabilia,... Continue Reading →