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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]