Haden, 12 December 2019

The settlement of Haden was established in 1876 with the original township being called Wahoon (Aboriginal for Scrub Turkey) with the name change to Haden occurring in 1912. The Haden Hall was built and opened in 1923 in Boundary Street. Since opened, six extensions have been added over the years to date including a nursery…

Glen Aplin, 13 December 2019

The Glen Aplin Memorial Hall was erected in memory of those from the district who served in World War One and World War Two. Building materials were scarce but the Glen Aplin community volunteers worked with ingenuity and persistence to make bricks with sand from the nearby Severn River. In 1953 the Hall was opened…

Springbrook, 14 December 2019

Thanks to the eruption of an ancient volcano 23 million years ago, Springbrook is home to a multitude of things that grow, gurgle and glow. Spectacular waterfalls and lookouts abound as The Natural Bridge cave twinkles with resident glow worms. The wilderness is marked by strangler figs, rare birds and glow-in-the-dark mushrooms. A sub-tropical paradise,…

Mapleton, 15 December 2019

The Mapleton Hall is held in Trust – The Mapleton Hall & Sportsground Trust – and has served the community of Mapleton and surrounds for a century, having been built in 1916. The Hall and Sportsground is one of the area’s historic jewels, and has a long heritage of comings and goings – dances, sports…