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Celebration of the completed Retoration 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 […]

MEDIA RELEASE: National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar turns 95

Qantas Founders Museum Media Release   7 August 2017 National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar turns 95                         On 18 August 2017, the National Heritage Listed Qantas Hangar in Longreach, the iconic centre of the Qantas Founders Museum and where Qantas began its early operations, […]

MEDIA RELEASE: COMMUNITY HERITAGE AND ICONS GRANT TO ENHANCE NATIONAL HERITAGE LISTED QANTAS HANGAR

        Qantas Founders Museum Media Release  17 July 2017 COMMUNITY HERITAGE AND ICONS GRANT TO ENHANCE NATIONAL HERITAGE LISTED QANTAS HANGAR The Department of the Environment and Energy’s 2016-17 Community Heritage and Icons Grant Program has awarded a grant of $10,560 to The Trustee for the Qantas Foundation Memorial Trust, the parent […]

QANTAS FOUNDERS MUSEUM SUPER CONSTELLATION ARRIVES IN LONGREACH – THE END OF 2 AND HALF YEAR JOURNEY

    The month of May was a very big month for Qantas Founders Museum with the arrival of its Super Constellation in Longreach on 24 May 2017. In September 2014, the museum was the successful bidder for Lockheed Super Constellation N4247K, in an auction held by the Manila International Airport Authority. The aircraft, which […]