The Australian Fossil Mammal Sites at Riversleigh and Naracoorte were inscribed in the World Heritage List in 1994 for their [more…]
It’s no coincidence the Atherton Tablelands village of Yungaburra attracts visitors from far and wide. This village, 1200m above sea level, translates to Meeting Place in local indigenous dialect – and the trail of headlights coming from Cairns each weekend proves it.
Known as the colourful village in the rainforest, Kuranda has a much deeper history that stretches way beyond its famous quirky markets. Learn more about the Indigenous people who have called Kuranda home for at least 10,000 years.
The port of Cairns, was established for the Hodgkinson gold fields in 1876. A five acre cemetery was gazetted on [more…]
A visit to the Historic Village Herberton is like stepping back in time. Showcasing Australia’s rich and diverse history this [more…]
A jubilant soldier, clenched right fist in the air, seemingly cheering in triumph, creates an unusual sight at Atherton’s War [more…]
On a back road through grazing country in far north Queensland, a neatly preserved memorial reminds passers-by of both of [more…]
Herberton’s war memorial, a popular ‘Digger’ soldier statue-stands out, and not just because of its soldier’s posture: erect, head high. [more…]
Time now stands still but years ago, the Cairns’ war memorial kept the far northern city’s population punctual. The clock [more…]
Recruitment for WWI in the Cooktown region drew men from the tin mining industries around Rossville and Shiptons Flat to [more…]