Water Tower Art, Cloncurry

Sitting high upon a high overlooking Cloncurry, the water tower, so large that it is, has been painted to show the spirit of the land. Captured as the sunset sets, the colours have been enhanced and the image is spectacular

Augathella, Silo Art

With strong colours of the red earth, blue skies and setting suns, the silo art decorating the water storage at Augathella, Queensland wildlife that is abundant around the Warrego River, emus, galahs, herons and whistling kites

A cookup for outback travelling

I don’t usually do a large cookup before we travel. But, as we are travelling out to Broken Hill and up through Central Queensland, and possibly doing a bit of free camping, I didn’t want to be tryin

Planning and Decisions – Cape York Roadtrip

Our friends put out the word a couple of months ago, “We are planning to journey to the top end in June/July. Who is going to come with us?”

Birdlife at Lara Station Wetlands, Barcaldine, QLD

he wetlands is only knee deep and is a bush camping ground on a cattle station and is fed by an artesian bore.

Warrego Riverside Holiday Park, Cunnamulla

The Warrego Riverside Holiday Park was full with revellers returning from Music in the Mulga, a music festival held at Wandilla Station at Eulo, and we chose an unpowered spot on the river, away from the hustle and bustle and it was really peaceful and quiet.

Outback Emus

we found emus along the side of the road, they were grazing the dry grass and generally just hanging around. There was a mother with three teenage chicks, a couple of lonely bachelors and a pair. They watched us, ignored us and then started racing us. We stopped to just watch them with the droopy feathers hanging down their torso and back, their strong black beaks and

Australian Workers Heritage Centre, Barcaldine QLD

wandering through this comprehensive coverage of Australian workers through their unions and organisations from the late 1880’s to the turn of the twentieth century.

Longreach, Stockmans Hall of Fame

an entire wall devoted to individual characters and told their stories, including aboriginal stockmen and their women and children who worked the homestead, gardens and looked after the children. European graziers and stockmen, the women, who worked alongside them or

Wellshot Hotel, Ilfracombe, Outback Queensland

From the hat wall, the cartoon wall and all sorts of memorabilia, you could spend days reading laughing and enjoying the hotel, its rustic characters and their stories and the history of the area. From the indigenous people and the original settlers to the current