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Deepwater, on the New England Highway

06/11/2021 suggpixc 0

The New England Highway is an interesting drive in Northern NSW.  It still has many of the small towns and farming communities that began appearing on the map from the early 1800’s.  In these towns […]

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Former Kerry Bridge Hotel
Australian History

Kerry Bridge Hotel – Qld Scenic Rim

07/09/2021 suggpixc 0

Kerry Road was the first track to the Lamington National Park ranges, and it was along there that the O’Reilly family carried their farm equipment and belongings, beyond the farm selections along the Albert River […]

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Burra – visit the 19th Century

05/03/2021 suggpixc 0

Burra is an old mining and agriculture town in the Mid North of South History.  It has become a history and heritage icon, with most of the original commercial buildings and houses still occupied and […]

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Cobar, NSW
Australian History

Cobar… Mining, Drought and Resilience

10/12/2020 suggpixc 0

Cobar is a mining town in the Mid-West of New South Wales.  The local economy relies on gold and base metals mining.  As a consequence, fortunes can fluctuate for the locals (approx. 4000).  At its […]

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Australian Cattle Stations

The Darling Downs – Queensland

24/07/2020 suggpixc 0

The more you search the Southern Downs, the more surprises you find.  While the history of the full Darling Downs is a testament to the resilience, perseverance and vision of those early European settlers who […]

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