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Collecting moments throughout history

Collecting moments throughout history

No matter who you are or how old you are, we can guarantee there has been a chapter of your life as an avid collector. Maybe it was at age five, fascinated by different shaped rocks or as an adult, bringing home snow globes to remember your worldly travels. For Allan Baker, OAM, collecting and sharing history and military memorabilia with the Childers community has been a lifelong journey.

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The adventure of a lifetime

The adventure of a lifetime

They say it’s never too late to start your next adventure. For Marianne Lethbridge and Ed Murray from Vintner’s Secret Vineyard, these words couldn’t be more fitting. Set high above Childers in the peaceful surrounds and beautiful greenery of the rolling hills, you’ll find these two dreaming of their next taste-bud tantalizing wine.

Just Ask Scott

Just Ask Scott

“Just ask Scott”. Thanks to historian, Scott Stedman, this is a common saying of the Childers locals who are never left pondering the past of their hinterland town.

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From family memories to family business

From family memories to family business

With the dream of bringing the magnificent The Paragon Theatre back to life, Merissa Craft has dedicated her days to restoring the Childers icon that welcomes everyone into town.

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The life of a zoo owner

The life of a zoo owner

For Ian Jenkins, Snakes Downunder Reptile Park & Zoo is not just a job, it’s a lifestyle and the living embodiment of a long-held dream.

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