Paddle steamers and paddle boats have been on the Murray River and in the Murray-Darling Basin since 1853 when William Randell launched the first steamer the P.S. Mary Ann near Mannum, South Australia. The first […]
Kerry is a farming locality between Beaudesert and the Lamington National Park. Kerry Road was the track to the Lamington National Park and a primary school opened in 1884 (it closed in 1943), the Kerry […]
History Road Chasing the Past By Peter S Book Preview The new book was published this month it can be reviewed using the link above.
This entire Australian time-lapse sequence was painstaking captured on digital SLR cameras and edited from 104,000 individual photographs by renowned Australian photographer Dayman Steptoe. It was featured in National Geographic in November 2011 and has […]
Australia’s oldest surviving gold-rush town, Sofala, is just 49 km from Bathurst in New South Wales. The village has only two streets, with most of the buildings in original condition. Edward Hargraves discovered gold nearby […]
The Scenic Rim and Border ranges are surrounded by National Parks and are home to many species of native birds… it is biologically diverse and close to Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Areas. The […]