Barron Falls Queensland

Barron Falls Queensland

The Barron Falls (Aboriginal: Din Din[4]) 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

Agnes Waters and Town of 1770 Queensland

Agnes Waters and Town of 1770 Queensland

Prior to European settlement Agnes Waters was home to the Meerooni tribe [4] whom form the southern part of the Gurang nation.

The town of Agnes Water takes its name from pastoral holding first leased by Daniel Clowes in 1883, which he named after the coastal schooner Agnes, which was lost at sea in the area. The schooner left Bustard Head on 15 June 1873, on route from Mackay to Brisbane Continue reading Agnes Waters and Town of 1770 Queensland

Rocky Point Russell Island

Rocky Point Russell Island

The four Islands that make up the Southern Moreton Bay Islands are flood free, and we do not see those sort of floods that the rest of South East Queensland and Northern NSW experience. Naturally we get some overland water flow, but being small Islands, the water just runs off into the Bay with little effect on personal property.

These Islands are possibly one of the safest havens in South East Queensland, and remain undiscovered by a vast majority of Australians Continue reading Rocky Point Russell Island