Childers

Childers Kabi Kabi People Sugar, sugar and more sugar! This historic town is set was built in Queensland’s pioneering days in the lush volcanic soil of the Wide Bay Burnett Area, and has been rewarded with years of prodigious fruit, vegetable and sugar cane cropping. The Paragon Theatre – originally Gee’s Hall – has a…

Maryborough

Maryborough Badtjala people This was a good place for PL Travers to find Mary Poppin’s famous ‘spoonful of sugar’ – Maryborough and surrounds has been home to several sugar mills, as well as being the birthplace of the famous author. The town is set along the Mary River – a body of water named for…

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 into…

Wyreema, 15 Nov 2017

Welcome to Wyreema! This rural town sits about 15km’s west of Toowoomba on Queensland’s sprawling Darling Downs. The community hall remains as it ever has been – run by the community, for the community. If the walls of the Wyreema Hall could talk, they would tell of countless romances, business deals and the shaping of…