If you are conducting any local or family research, the local history area at the library may be a place to visit. There are local history books, books written by Burdekin locals, photos and other material available containing local information.
The following items can be viewed on the microfiche reader/scanner :-
- The Advocate from 1938 on microfilm
- The Home Hill Observer from 1923-2014 on microfilm
- The Port Denison (Bowen) papers from 1864-1910 on microfilm
- Queensland births, deaths and marriage records on microfiche
- Queensland State Archives shipping registers from the 1860′s until the early 1900′s on microfiche.
Current hard copies of The Advocate are also available.