With cold outdoors it is the right time to read our bumper winter edition of History Matters. Read about oil exploration of Torquay last century. During the Year of the Volunteer, check out some of the wonderful local volunteer work.
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 →
Torquay Pub Burns Down On 4th July 1976, Torquay residents woke on a wintery Sunday morning to learn their much-loved 85-year-old Torquay Hotel had been gutted by fire. The blaze was reported at 3.30 AM and an eyewitness said that Fire fighters arrived in the early hours of the morning to find the fire well... Continue Reading →