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Jones, Ann: 100 years of Australian lighthouses

Jones, Ann

Australian lighthouses in the spotlight‘, ABC Radio National ‘Off Track’, 6 July 2015 (audio and story)

Australia’s first lighthouse (Macquarie Lighthouse in Sydney) lit up in 1818 (though it was rebuilt later) but 2015 marks the centenary of the Commonwealth Lighthouse Service. The last lighthouse to be demanned was Maatsuyker Island in 1996.