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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park Day 4

“The rescue of survivors of the Stinson plane crash 80 years ago was an iconic moment in Australian history, but the man behind the feat never felt he was a hero” Damien Larkins, ABC News. […]

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O’Reillys & Lamington National Park

“Four years after the arrival of the O’Reilly family in 1911 Lamington National Park was declared, effectively isolating the O’Reillys from the outside world. While Lamington wasn’t Queensland’s first national park it is the most […]

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Serendip Sanctuary

Serendip Sanctuary is open grasslands and wetlands just an hour out of Melbourne near Avalon Airport in Lara.    Some 150 species of birds visit and breed at the sanctuary, and with excellent bird hides your […]

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Birds and the Western Treatment Plant

Back in March I took a trip down to Lake Borrie at the Western Treatment Plant in Werribee.  Its reputed to have ‘tens of thousands’ of birds attracted to its wetlands and lagoons.   While I […]

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Tropical North Queensland

One of my favourite places on earth is Tropical North Queensland. Actually, correction, its my most favourite place.  Its warm, usually sunny, the people are beyond anyones yardstick for friendly, and the lifestyle is so […]

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A Bird In The Hand

………is much easier to photograph than in flight. Along with a posse of photographers  we headed up road to Garibaldi (just a hop, skip and a jump from Ballarat).  We had planned a private shoot […]

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Kangaroo Island

Kangaroo Island,  had been on my bucket list for some time.  Its part of South Australia, is 155 km long,  and lies just off the coast of Adelaide.  To get there you either take the […]

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The Grampians

The Grampians, (Gariwerd) is a series of rugged sandstone mountain ranges and forests rich in wildlife. One of Victoria’s most popular holiday destinations, its the destination of day trippers and campers,  who come for the […]

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Shipwrecks of Homebush Bay

The Shipwrecks and Wetlands of Homebush Bay are a stunning credit to reclamation and beautification old industrial locations, with paths, cycle tracks, wetlands and of course, the shipwrecks. Situated on the south bank of the […]

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The Battle, Woolongong Harbour

The Battle, Woolongong Harbour: September 7th: 13:15hrs A life and death battle was taking place out on the water of Woolongong Harbour.  People strolled along the promenades, sat and sipped chilled wine in the noon […]

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