Mathinna's wartime history complete after 35 years of dedication from Charmaine Lowe

Adam Holmes
Updated July 2 2021 - 12:14am, first published March 16 2021 - 4:00am
Charmaine Lowe has spent 35 years meticulously researching the wartime history of Mathinna, based on hours of interviews with older past residents and massive amounts of public records. Picture: Phillip Biggs
Charmaine Lowe has spent 35 years meticulously researching the wartime history of Mathinna, based on hours of interviews with older past residents and massive amounts of public records. Picture: Phillip Biggs

Mathinna was one of Tasmania's most bustling towns in the late 19th century, boasting a productive gold mine that drew settlers from all around.

Adam Holmes

Adam Holmes

Journalist at The Examiner and Advocate, Tasmania

From Adelaide to south-west Victoria, Bendigo to Tasmania, I've provided in-depth stories in politics, environmental affairs, issues facing disadvantaged communities, legal affairs and much more. Contact me at adam.holmes@examiner.com.au or on Twitter at @adamholmes010

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