Eudlo

Eudlo Gubbi Gubbi people, name from local term for ‘freshwater eel’ Eudlo is famous for many things – great jam and preserves, a train crash back in the days of black and white photography, its nearby Buddhist institute of Chen Rezig, the fact that it doesn’t have ‘town water’, the satisfying way that the name…

Wolvi

Wolvi Budjilla people: ‘place of wallabies’   Wolvi straddles an area of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland where dairy farms and granite blend gently into thick sub-tropical jungle. Following the one dirt road for an hour can deliver you from an almost-English lushness with a slow migration of grazing cows and explosions of bougainvillea and jacaranda…

Sandgate

Sandgate Turrbu/Yugarabul people: ‘Warra – a stretch or expanse of water’ Sandgate originated as a sea-side resort town for early European Brisbane residents, with boating, golf and swimming combining with the existing heritage listed building to create ideas of a Gatsby-ish playground in the romantic recollections of locals. Theatre has played a part (ho ho!…

Forest Hill

Forest Hill Forest Hill lies deep in the Lockyer Valley, South East Queensland’s salad bowl – rated as one of the top 10 most fertile farming areas in the world. Narrow country roads open out into golden fields of baled hay, green shoots, or fragrant, freshly turned earth, and colourful produce is for sale in…