Eudlo

Eudlo Gubbi Gubbi people: 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 of…

Tenterfield

Tenterfield Kamillaroi/Bundjalung people, originally called Moombillen ‘place of honey’ Growing up in SE Queensland, the Northern NSW town of Tenterfield had a legendary status as a gauge for ‘frosty’ winter temperatures on the nightly news during the middle months. The home of Banjo Patterson has 100 heritage-listed buildings, and the credit for being the location…

Mt Tamborine

Mt Tamborine Wangerriburra people, name from Jambreen, ‘finger limes’ Mt Tamborine’s volcanic soil provides kiwis, avocados, passionfruit, apples and mangoes – tropical fuel for the hundreds of nature walkers who flock to this beautiful area of the Scenic Rim. The spectacular scenery includes sweeping views down to the Gold Coast, and is the backdrop for…

Harrisville

Harrisville Ugarapal people Originally a cotton-farming town, Harrisville is a part of the spectacular Scenic Rim region, categorized by rolling farmlands and World Heritage listed natural parks. Harrisville is still a quiet town and web searches will reveal notes on potato farming, the welcoming balcony of the Royal Hotel, and the history of a now…