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MEDIA RELEASE: NEW INTERACTIVE TABLE DISPLAY UNVEILS THE LIVES OF EARLY QANTAS STAFF

        Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   16 NOVEMBER 2017 NEW INTERACTIVE TABLE DISPLAY UNVEILS THE LIVES OF EARLY QANTAS STAFF Today, on Qantas’ 97th birthday, Qantas Founders Museum launched the new Interactive Table Display “Qantas: Born of Australia’s ANZAC Spirit” adding another chapter to the many stories of the history of […]

WHY EBQ?

Thursday 16 November 2017 will be the 15th anniversary of arrival of the Qantas Founders Museum’s Boeing 747– 200 VH-EBQ in Longreach. To remember this exciting event, Museum member and former Qantas Senior Production Engineer, Bob Sprague, shared this story of the lead up to arrival of the Boeing 747 in Longreach. “The reason for […]

MEDIA RELEASE: QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM RECOGNISED AT 2017 GALLERY AND MUSEUM ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

Media Release    3 November 2017   MEDIA RELEASE: QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM RECOGNISED AT 2017 GALLERY AND MUSEUM ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS Qantas Founders Museum has won the Sustainability: Organisations with Paid Staff category and Museum Chief Executive Officer Tony Martin was a finalist for The Individuals: Paid Staff category at the 2017 Gallery and Museum Achievement […]

Change in Jet Tour and kitchen times for the 2017/18 Summer

Please be advised that from tomorrow (Wednesday 1 November) the Qantas Founders Museum’s Jet Tour times will be at 09.30am, 11am and 1.30pm for the Summer period from 1 November 2017 to  31 March 2018. From Wednesday 1 November 2017 to 31 March 2018 the museum’s McGinness’ Restaurant kitchen will be serving cooked meals from […]

MEDIA RELEASE: LUFTHANSA TECHNIK DONATES TO SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT

          Media Release 30 October 2017 LUFTHANSA TECHNIK DONATES TO SUPER CONSTELLATION PROJECT Lufthansa Technik AG has donated $5,500 towards the Qantas Founders Museum’s Super Constellation Project in Longreach. Lufthansa Technik AG, a subsidiary within the Lufthansa Group and one of the world‘s leading providers of maintenance, repair and overhaul services […]

Celebration of the completed Restoration of the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar Project

In November 2016, Qantas Founders Museum’s parent company, The Trustee of the Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust, received a Community Sustainability Action Grant from the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection for $49,935.00 for the Restoration of the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar Project. The funding will be used for restoration work to the National Heritage […]