Sandy Beach Russell Island

Sandy Beach Russell Island

Flood prone, storm tide and drainage constrained land mapping has identified the potential for storm tide inundation to have significant inland penetration during a severe storm event which has the potential to isolate communities on Russell Island. Communities located at the southern end of Russell Island such as those at Sandy Beach and Rocky Point are particularly vulnerable. For the Sandy Beach area on the south eastern tip of Russell Island, indications are that the primary access road – Glendale Road, could experience flooding to the west of Jingella Avenue effectively isolating the entire area Continue reading Sandy Beach Russell Island

Mt Bauple Queensland

Mt Bauple Queensland

I was told there that Mt Bauple died a few years ago after a lady complained about a camper, and she caused enough trouble for everything in the town to close. Today there is so shop, no tea room, no business of any kind…just a Museum.

The town is trying to rejuvenate their tourist trade but with nothing to see, do or attend, no shops, no petrol, no services, it will stay dead until something happens to start up again. You cannot even get to the mountain..the Museum man said it was closed to the public. Continue reading Mt Bauple Queensland