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EXTERNAL RESTORATION OF THE SUPER CONSTELLATION COMPLETE !!

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release               9 JULY 2018 EXTERNAL RESTORATION OF THE SUPER CONSTELLATION COMPLETE                       Nearly four years after Qantas Founders Museum acquired their Lockheed Super Constellation in Manila, Philippines, the external restoration of the aircraft to […]

QUDOS BANK SUPPORTS THE QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT

Qantas Founders Museum  Media Release         6 July 2018 QUDOS BANK SUPPORTS THE QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT Qudos Bank has donated $5,000 towards the Qantas Founders Museum’s Super Constellation Project in Longreach, as part of the partnership between the two organisations. The partnership between Qudos Bank, previously known as Qantas […]

10 reasons to visit Qantas Founders Museum in Longreach, Outback Queensland

TEN REASONS TO VISIT QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM IN LONGREACH  Qantas Founders Museum is an award winning, not for profit museum in Longreach, Queensland, 1400km North West of Brisbane. The museum, which is not owned or operated by Qantas, was opened in 1996 and is dedicated to telling the story of Qantas Airways from its humble […]

MUSEUM AND JET TOUR SPECIAL FOR LONGREACH RESIDENTS

Did you know if you are a Longreach Region Resident, you get free admission to Qantas Founders Museum and group rates for the Jet Tour?  All you need to do is provide proof of residence. Museum entry includes the Main Museum Building and the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar and the Jet Tour is an […]

QANTAS HANGAR SHARES IN $4.4 MILLION OF FUNDING FOR NATIONAL HERITAGE LISTED SITES

        Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 4 June 2018 QANTAS HANGAR SHARES IN $4.4 MILLION OF FUNDING FOR NATIONAL HERITAGE LISTED SITES The National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar is one of twenty four heritage listed sites to share in more than $4.4 million funding under the Protecting National Historic Sites program for […]

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM WINS GOLD AT THE 2018 NATIONAL TRUST QUEENSLAND HERITAGE AWARDS

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 1 June 2018 QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM WINS GOLD AT THE 2018 NATIONAL TRUST QUEENSLAND HERITAGE AWARDS Qantas Founders Museum has won Gold in the Conservation Works category for the “Restoration of the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar” Project at the 2018 National Trust Queensland Heritage […]

The boy in the photo

This photo is one of the many iconic Qantas photos. The young boy in the photo is Peter Ashley. Peter is a member of the Qantas Foundation Memorial (parent company of Qantas Founders Museum) and so we asked him what the story behind the photo was and this is what he told us:  “My father, […]

MEDIA RELEASE: CAMERATA LIVE IN LONGREACH!

Camerata – Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, promises an exceptional evening out for Longreach locals and visitors as part of their regional tour of Queensland. Known for its adventurous programming, and building on their highly successful 2017 tour of North Queensland, Camerata will present a program where the words contemporary and classic sit side by side, bringing […]

A SIGNIFICANT FORTNIGHT FOR THE SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT

The preceding few weeks have no doubt been a tough and arduous period for our Super Constellation volunteers and Project Manager but the results speak for themselves with the aircraft now standing on its own ‘legs’ (landing gear) with its wings and engines attached as of Friday 25 May 2018. Assisted by a team of […]

CQU AND QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM STEP BACK IN TIME

            Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 21 May 2018   CQU AND QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM STEP BACK IN TIME Taking a step back in time is providing a unique learning opportunity for Central Queensland University (CQU) students, thanks to a collaborative restoration project with the Qantas Founders Museum in Longreach. […]