Dunwich Cemetery Stradbroke

https://sunrisetoday.blog/2021/12/29/dunwich-cemetery-stradbroke-2/ The first burials at Dunwich cemetery are believed to date from 1847 and it is one of the earliest surviving cemeteries in Queensland. The European settlement of Stradbroke Island began in 1827 when a convict out-station was established at Dunwich to serve the Moreton Bay convict settlement based at Brisbane town. Dunwich Cemetery StradbrokeContinue reading “Dunwich Cemetery Stradbroke”

RainBow Beach..Inskip Camping

The aboriginal name of Carah was once given to Inskip Point. Early this century Inskip Point was the original settlement in the area and boasted a small school to cater for the children of the local timber workers and the Inskip Light Keeper. Some of the area between Inskip and Rainbow Beach was mined forContinue reading “RainBow Beach..Inskip Camping”

Brisbane..Free City Hopper Ferry ..every half hour…visit the Maritime Museum, Eagle Street and Southbank

CityHopper The CityHopper service started on 1 July 2012. The CityHopper service allows you to rediscover Brisbane for free with ferries running every 30 minutes between 6am and midnight, seven days a week. The CityHopper travels along the Brisbane River, stopping at North Quay, South Bank 3, Maritime Museum, Thornton Street, Eagle Street Pier, HolmanContinue reading “Brisbane..Free City Hopper Ferry ..every half hour…visit the Maritime Museum, Eagle Street and Southbank”

South Bank Parklands – All The Basics You Need to Know

South Bank Parklands – All The Basics You Need To Know South Bank Parklands – All The Basics You Need to Know The Southbank Parklands are situated on the Southern Bank of the Brisbane River directly opposite Brisbane City. Nestled between the Goodwill Pedestrian Bridge at the southern end and the Victoria Bridge at theContinue reading “South Bank Parklands – All The Basics You Need to Know”

King Island Wellington Point

King Island was named by surveyor Robert Dixon who also named Wellington Point. It was declared a Reserve in 1887. It is managed by a volunteer group and Redlands City Council and is protected under the Nature Conservation Act 1992. It is part of the Moreton Bay Marine Park. A family even lived on the islandContinue reading “King Island Wellington Point”

Wellington Point Queensland

Surrounded by the coast on three sides, Wellington Point Reserve is popular for picnics, launching a boat into Moreton Bay, walking to King Island or the nature track along the mangroves, or simply dining at the waterside restaurant. Wellington Point is about 22 km south-east of Brisbane, the capital of Queensland. Wellington Point is largely residential and adjoins Birkdale inContinue reading “Wellington Point Queensland”

Redland Bay Marina Queensland

High tide had the waters lapping the top of the rocks at the Jetty at Redland Bay. https://peterlud.wordpress.com/tag/redland-bay/ Quandamooka people have lived on and around this area for tens of thousands of years. Geological evidence dates occupation at a minimum of 21,000 years. Local people identify the Noonucal, Gorenpul and Nughi as the traditional ownersContinue reading “Redland Bay Marina Queensland”

Christmas Day 2021

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ, observed primarily on December 25 as a religious and cultural celebration among billions of people around the world.  A feast central to the Christianliturgical year, it is preceded by the season of Advent or the Nativity Fast and initiates the season of Christmastide, which historically in the West lasts twelve days and culminates on Twelfth Night. Christmas Day is a public holiday in many countries, isContinue reading “Christmas Day 2021”

storm travels 2000km across Australia

https://www.weatherzone.com.au/news/storm-complex-takes-2000-km-journey-across-australia/535774 Satellites, lightning sensors and phone cameras have captured the epic journey of a thunderstorm complex that produced around 1 million lightning strikes across nearly 2,000 km of the Australian outback. A small set of thunderstorms developed over the Simpson Desert on Sunday morning as a low pressure trough passed through central Australia. At 11amContinue reading “storm travels 2000km across Australia”

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