Qantas Founders Museum, Longreach

was extremely interesting as the airline struggled for years to survive. Trying to attract customers and win contracts from private and government business.

Ilfracombe Machinery Mile

Locals donated machinery, trucks and farm pumps, engines and tractors, and endeavored to bring to life, by painting and restoring old and unused farm memorabilia. We visited the machinery mile and reminisced about the farm machinery and old trucks

Emus, Outback Queensland Birds – Friday Photo of the Day

Emus Running along the side of the road as we travelled past them, almost as though they were trying to race us

Lagoon Creek, Barcaldine wetlands and wildlife

A creek without water. Wetlands without water. Barcaldine is in the middle of an extended drought. The wetlands have been formed by building a small dam over Lagoon Creek.

Kookaburra King of Carnarvon Gorge

The kookaburra abounds at the camping area of Carnarvon Gorge. It is evident that they have been fed by many campers as they are quite cheeky, and will take food from your hand, fly into the camp and sit on the chairs or tables waiting for an opportunity to pounce

Balloon Cave, Carnarvon Gorge

This area of Carnarvon Gorge was drier and more open and less shaded than the more lush areas of the gorge and we were probably feeling the after effects of walking 18 kilometres on the first day

Mickeys Creek, Carnarvon Gorge

An area of extreme contrasts, Carnarvon Gorge is the only remaining remnant of rainforest in Central Queensland. Nowhere is this landscape of extremes evident than on the trek to Mickeys Creek.

Nindingully Pub

There is something nostalgic about the Aussie outback pub. Situated a half hour drive south of St George, Queensland, the Nindingully Pub was established in 1864 and describes itself as the oldest continually licensed pub in Queensland.

Camping at Kapunda Tourist and Fishing Park at St George

Camping on the banks of the River with the water held back by the Jack Taylor Weir, creates a back water, that in front of us was beautiful, deep and still, the sun setting over the river gums and the white cockatoos flying in