History and heritage resources
An important part of City of Gold Coast’s heritage work is making information available for research and education
If you are working on a project or assignment, want to know more about Gold Coast history, or learn about some of the other heritage organisations in our community follow the links below.
City of Gold Coast has publications about the city’s history and heritage available for download:
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From Cables to Commemoration: the Gold Coast home front
1914-1918 explores the effect of World War 1 on the Gold Coast and looks at some of the key themes and stories which emerged from this tumultuous part of the city’s history.
Download the booklet, From Cables to Commemoration: the Gold Coast home front 1914-1918.
Educational materials about the city’s history and heritage are available for download, including historical fact sheets, booklets and Australian History curriculum based education packs:
View and download pictures from days gone by:
Find information and images describing what we, with the public’s help, found when we conducted archaeological digs of the Southport Seawall and Ageston Plantation.
Museums and local groups
There are many community museums and local interest groups willing to help you discover the history and heritage of our city.
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