Queensland Heritage Park and Visitor Information Centre offers affordable camping in Biloela, in the Banana Shire.A low-cost camp and well-serviced area, conveniently located in Biloela and close to all amenities. Site availability varies based on seasonal conditions. Unpowered sites were $10 and powered sites $15. You can only stay 2 days.. Location: 11 Exhibition Avenue, BiloelaContinue reading “QUEENSLAND HERITAGE PARK, BILOELA”
Full marks for a perfect Free Camping ground….Large, flat campground near town with plenty of room for a caravan, great for an overnight on the way through. The sites are mainly dirt, with some patches of grass. There are scattered trees that provide a bit of shade for some spots. Hot showers and flushing toiletsContinue reading “Duaringa Queensland”
As far as European history goes, the Portuguese, Dutch and French possibly mapped the coastline around the middle of the 16th century. In 1770, Lieutenant James Cook, sailing along the Eastern Australian coast in HMS Endeavour named Point Lookout, Cape Moreton and Moreton Bay. The next “touch-point” is thought to be in 1803 when a groupContinue reading “Stradbroke Island History”
The Gemfields is a former locality in the Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, The Gemfields had a population of 1,449 people. On 17 April 2020, the Queensland Government re-drew the boundaries of localities within the Central Highlands Region by removing the locality of The Gemfields in order to create three new localities of Rubyvale, Sapphire Central and Anakie Siding (around the towns of Rubyvale, Sapphire, and Anakie https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Gemfields The SapphireContinue reading “The Gemfields and Sapphire”
Another July sunrise that was spectacular over Ooncooncoon Bay from Russell Island…
The 3 of August had a wonderful sunrise….a range of colors from deep purple to oranges and pale pinks and yellows.