Just 2km by 1km, it’s easy to get around this peaceful little island. The second smallest of the Southern Islands, it has a swimming enclosure and all the peace and quiet you want, particularly as it is virtually traffic-free. You can meet the locals at the recreation clubhouse. There’s also a community hall, public tennis court and a first-aid facility.
If you’re into boating and fishing, or enjoy solitude and the natural environment, this is the place for you. It is separated from the much larger Macleay Island by narrow Lucas Passage. Continue reading Lamb Island Queensland
Red sky at night, a shepherd delight…Tonight’s sunset was an amazing display of color and colors.. Continue reading Fired Up Sunset Over the Bay
Mount Hay Gemstone Tourist Park, 36 kilometres west of Rockhampton on the Capricorn Highway is an internationally known destination for thunderegg fossicking. Thundereggs or ‘volcanic birthstones’ are crystalline formations that occur when gas bubbles in molten lava solidify on cooling. Continue reading Mt Hay Queensland
The William Jolly Bridge is a heritage-listed road bridge over the Brisbane River between North Quay in the Brisbane CBD and Grey Street in South Brisbane, within City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Continue reading William Jolly Bridge Brisbane
Manly Boat Harbour is now the largest boat harbour facility in the Southern Hemisphere, with over 3,000 dry standings and wet berths, plus two public boat ramps (one at each end of the harbour).
A number of boating clubs are based in Manly including the Royal Queensland Yacht Squadron, the Wynnum Manly Yacht Club, the Moreton Bay Trailer Boat Club, and the Darling Point Sailing Squadron (which shares space with the Multi-Hull Club of Australia, and the charity for handicapped people known as Sailability). Continue reading Manly Queensland
an urban renewal taskforce was established in 1991, responsible for revitalising roughly 730 hectares of derelict industrial land primarily in Teneriffe, Newstead and New Farm. The project centred around transforming the old Woolstores buildings into upmarket apartment residences, starting in 1995 and finalizing in 2000. The renewal project was a huge success. Continue reading Historic Homes…Teneriffe Queensland
The Barron Falls (Aboriginal: Din Din) is a steep tiered cascade waterfall on the Barron River located where the river descends from the Atherton Tablelands to the Cairns coastal plain, in Queensland, Australia.
In 2009 as part of the Q150 celebrations, the Barron Falls was announced as one of the Q150 Icons of Queensland for its role as a “Natural attraction” Continue reading Barron Falls Queensland