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CELEBRATION OF THE QANTAS CENTENARY FLY IN AND THE OCTOBER CENTENARY GALA WEEKEND POSTPONED

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 16 April 2020 CELEBRATION OF THE QANTAS CENTENARY FLY IN AND THE OCTOBER CENTENARY GALA WEEKEND POSTPONED As the COVID-19 crisis continues, Qantas Founders Museum has decided to postpone two more of its Celebration of the Qantas Centenary Events including the Celebration of the Qantas […]

COVID- 19: CHANGES TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM OPERATIONS AND EVENTS

  Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 24 March 2020 – Updated 23 April 2020 COVID- 19: CHANGES TO QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM OPERATIONS AND EVENTS Qantas Founders Museum has made the difficult decision to close its doors as of 4pm today, Tuesday 24 March 2020 until further notice for the safety of our staff, visitors and […]

A FINAL MOVE FOR THE SUPER CONSTELLATION DISPLAY

  Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 19 March 2020   A FINAL MOVE FOR THE SUPER CONSTELLATION DISPLAY Qantas Founders Museum’s Lockheed Super Constellation has been moved to its permanent display position under the Airpark Roof with the combined effort of Museum staff, volunteers, local contractors, Watpac Constructions and the Qantas Engineering Aircraft Recovery Team. […]

RED AND WHITE GALA TICKETS ON SALE

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 12 March 2020 RED AND WHITE GALA TICKETS ON SALE Tickets for Qantas Founders Museum’s Red and White Gala Event on Saturday 20 June 2020, the official opening of Museum’s new Airpark Roof and spectacular Light and Sound Show, go on sale today. In 2020, […]

A DOLL SIZE DISPLAY OF QANTAS UNIFORMS

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 9 March 2020 A DOLL SIZE DISPLAY OF QANTAS UNIFORMS Qantas Founders Museum will host a unique collection of 43 dolls dressed in Qantas Airways uniforms over the past 100 years. The collection is owned and created by Qantas Long Haul Flight Attendant Sara Armbrecht […]

MUSEUM PLAYS PART IN QANTAS SAFETY VIDEO

      Qantas Founders Museum Media Release 26 February 2020 MUSEUM PLAYS PART IN QANTAS SAFETY VIDEO Qantas Founders Museum is proud to feature in the new Qantas Airways safety video which was released by the airline today. The video, which was filmed in part at Qantas Founders Museum in August 2019, includes footage […]

WHO WAS PAUL McGINNESS?

WHO WAS PAUL McGINNESS? by Museum Curator Tom Harwood The other founders of QANTAS called Paul Joseph McGinness (PJM) ‘the spark of QANTAS’, because he first had the idea and the passion to pursue it, but what’s his story? Not even he seemed to know the exact date but PJM was born in the Ballangeich […]

CENTENARY POSTCARD COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED

Media Release 10 January 2020 QANTAS CENTENARY POSTCARD COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED Today Qantas Founders Museum announced the winners of the Centenary Postcard Competition as part of the Museum’s Qantas Centenary celebrations. Annette Coles from Tasmania won the 3-16 years category while Katie Quinn from Western Australia won the 17+ years category. The Centenary Postcard Competition […]

CELEBRATE THE QANTAS CENTENARY AT QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM

                                 CELEBRATE THE QANTAS CENTENARY AT QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM In 2020, Australia’s national airline Qantas Airways will turn 100, an amazing achievement for the airline and an important moment in our nation’s history. There is no better place to celebrate this incredible milestone than at Qantas Founders Museum in Longreach, […]

MUSEUM WELCOMES QUDOS BANK AS MAJOR SPONSOR FOR QANTAS CENTENARY EVENTS

          Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   25 November 2019 MUSEUM WELCOMES QUDOS BANK AS MAJOR SPONSOR FOR QANTAS CENTENARY EVENTS Qantas Founders Museum is proud to announce that Qudos Bank will be a major sponsor for Qantas Founders Museum’s Celebration of the Qantas Centenary Program of Events in 2020. Qudos […]