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…

Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay Butchulla people Whales, meandering jetties, cafes, go-carts and a hop skip and a jump to Fraser Island: these are just few of the many wonderful things about Hervey Bay. Considered one of Queensland’s best natural holiday destinations and offering the world’s closest whale watching encounters with beautiful humpback whales, it is a must…

Murwillumbah

Murwillumbah Bundjalung Murwillumbah is the best place to make camp to explore nearby Mount Warning and Nightcap National Park. Set on the Tweed River, there are shady parks for picnics, fishing and boating and an excellent golf course. Be sure to explore the World Heritage Rainforest Centre, which documents the wildlife and botanical splendours of…

Petrie, 16 Nov 2017

Petrie, on the North Pine River, is 25 km north of Brisbane. The origin of the township can be traced to the late 1860s when a coach service between Brisbane and Gympie stopped at Tom Petrie’s Murrumba homestead (built 1864). Petrie opened a hostelry in 1870 and official recognition of the locality came in 1872…