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Lighthouses of Australia Inc Bulletin – Article Index 2003


The contents from the Bulletins published in 2003 have been listed here to make locating a particular article or news items easier.

2003
December
November
October
September
August
June
April
February

2003  
December
Number 8

Features:

NSW South Coast lighthouse trip
Hampson family returns to Montague Island Lighthouse
Port Adelaide shining bright
LoA Committee member profile - Steve Merson

News:

A Big Country Revisited - Keepers of the Light
Book launch - "Very Much on Watch"
Web cams at Point Lonsdale

Notices:

Volunteer painter wanted for Deal Island
Cape Naturaliste Centenary

Letters:

How did Maatsuyker Island get its name?
1950s photos of Cape Byron & Tacking Point
French TV documentary on lighthouse keepers


November
Number 7

Features:

Norah Head's "White Lady" turns 100
Double Island Point Lighthouse
My interesting life at Double Island Point Lighthouse
LoA Committee member profile - Kristie Eggleston

News:

Lighthouse to the rescue
Nobbys Head Lighthouse - future use
Salvaged light a beacon for tourism

Notices:

Cape Byron Trust researching lightkeepers
Beacons by the Sea: Stories of Australian Lighthouses - off to Albany

Letters:

Robert William Garroway - first keeper on Maatsuyker
Seeking information on John Henry Sellwood - QLD lightkeeper
Cape Hotham Lighthouse photos
Lionel Rex Coleman - Lightkeeper at Maatsuyker Island


October
Number 6

Features:

The Beginning of the Golden Age
Tasman is Murder
Cut off from the world in Bass Strait
Williams family on northern Queensland Lighthouses
WW2 plane crash on Deal Island
LoA Committee member profile - Pauline O'Brien

News:

Saving MV Cape Don
A Big Country Revisited - Keepers Of The Light

Notices:

Norah Head Lighthouse Centenary
New book - Lighthouses of Australia: A Visitors Guide

Letters:

Researching lightkeeper Walter Christofferson at Double Island Point Lighthouse
Researching Benjamin & Colin Bishop, lighthouse keepers in WA
Researching Captain John Thomas Jarman & Jarman Island Lighthouse
Seeking information regarding light/signal station on Betsy Island
1920's letter from Alfred Griffiths - lighthouse keeper at Cape du Couedic


September
Number 5

Features:

Annette Flotwell's East Coast Lighthouse Trip: Part 3
The "Golden Age" of Australian lighthouses
LoA Committee member profile - Denise Shultz

News:

Update on the condition of Deal Island light tower
Jarman Island Lighthouse - great news!
New book from John Ibbotson to be launched in October: Lighthouses of Australia - A Visitors' Guide
Book review: The Alphabet of Light and Dark

Notices:

Macquarie Lighthouse open to the public
The lure of lighthouses at the South Australian Maritime Museum
Australia From the Sea - Exhibition by Dacre Smyth

Letters:

Cape Byron Lighthouse & Christopher James Gardner
Lighthouse keepers in NSW - Josiah, Fred Sr, Fred Jr & Bill Warren
Lighthouse keeper for a night at Dent island
Herbert Glover & family - Lighthouse Keepers at NSW lights
North Reef Lighthouse query - carved poem
Searching for information about James Allen Dixon - Lighthouse Keeper at Green Cape Lighthouse


August
Number 4

Features:

Annette Flotwell's East Coast Lighthouse Trip: Part 2
LoA Committee member profile - Ian Clifford

News:

Expressions of interest for use of Nobbys Head Lighthouse
Norah Head Lighthouse Centenary
Congratulations to Cyril Curtain
Queensland Lighthouse Service Reunion
World Lighthouse Society Committee election results

Notices:

Barranjoey Lighthouse open to the public
International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend (ILLW) - 16-17 August 2003

Letters: Seeking assistance to save lighthouse tender Cape Don
Identifying Graves at North Barnard Lighthouse, Kent group
Seeking information on Christopher James Gardner and Cape Byron Lighthouse
Seeking descendants of convict Charles Watson, lighthouse builder in Tasmania
Documentary to be filmed of Point Perpendicular Lighthouse

June
Number 3

Features:

The Bluestone Tower at Point Gellibrand
Lighthouses Share a Tragic Accident in Their Past
Montague and After - Memories of Ian Cameron

News:

The Fight for Cape Jaffa Continues
The Future of Maatsuyker Island
Conservation Plan For Jarman Island
The Geometer of the Light
Cape Willoughby Errata
Victorian LoA Members Meeting At Cape Schanck
LoA Committee elected

Notices:

Deal Island meeting
ILLW 2003

Letters: Congratulations from Malcolm Macdonald
Madeline Leck reminisces about life on Double Island Point Lighthouse
List of all Tasmanian Lighthouse-keepers
Keeper at Montague Island Lighthouse
Lieutenant Hicks and Point Hicks Lighthouse
Researching George Ballard

April
Number 2

Features:

Light is out for Kangaroo Island’s Cape Willoughby
Journal of a trip to Kangaroo Island
The "Riverina" Pilgrimage
From Poland to Sydney - A European View of Sydney’s Lighthouse

News:

Update on Althorpe Island
Update on Deal Island

Letters: Cape Wickham Lighthouse and the International Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend (ILLW) 16/17 August 2003
Update on access to Point Charles Lighthouse, NT
Norah Head Lighthouse keeper - William Williams
Flat Top Island Lighthouse, Qld
Bay Rock Lighthouse, Qld
John Dunn Taylor of Cape Willoughby lighthouse
Researching Hamilton family tree and Cape Borda Lighthouse
Seeking archival records for Matthew Edward Mabbitt
Lighthouse keepers at Wilsons Promontory
A Long Shot! John Edward Vaillant of Eclipse Island

February
Number 1

Features:

King Island Lighthouses
Corrugated Lighthouses
Being a Lighthouse Kid

News: Wildcare Kent Group Working Bee
Margaret Brock Reef Platform in Danger Again
ABC Radio Interviews - Stuart Buchanan
World Lighthouse Society establishes Optic Work Group
LoA Issues - Thank you to Malcolm
Letters: Destruction of Moreton Bay Pile Light
American bomber that crashed near the Moreton Bay Pile Light

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