Architecture

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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Australian History

They Live Underground in a Desert Cave.

26/12/2020 suggpixc 0

Coober Pedy is a small desert town about halfway between Adelaide and Alice Springs.  The extreme summer temperatures have led to many residents living in caves.  A standard three-bedroom cave home with lounge, kitchen, and […]

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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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Colonial Buildings Australia

Deloraine House – Tenterfield

10/04/2020 suggpixc 1

The property known as “Deloraine” is a heritage listed house built on two parcels of land which were first purchased in September 1858. The land was granted to Edmund Curry whose descendants still live in […]

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Australian History

Australia’s Oldest Surviving Gold Rush Town

08/07/2018 suggpixc 0

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 […]

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Architecture

Sublime design: the Queenslander

23/02/2018 suggpixc 0

The classic Queenslander, whose design can be easily modified to suit our contemporary lifestyles. Wikimedia Commons Lindy Osborne, Queensland University of Technology The Queenslander house is a classic piece of Australian architectural design. With its […]

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