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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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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Architecture

Cecil Plains on the Darling Downs

30/06/2020 suggpixc 0

Cecil Plains is a farming town on the Darling Downs, Queensland, with a population of about 410 people. European settlement began in 1842, when Henry Stuart Russell claimed land around the Condamine River to establish […]

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Nhill, Victoria
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Nhill on the Western Highway in Victoria

26/03/2020 suggpixc 0

Nhill is a picturesque town in the Wimmera district in western Victoria. It is on the Western Highway, halfway between Adelaide and Melbourne. At the 2016 census, the population was 2,184. Locals are mainly employed […]

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Riverboat The Marion
Australian History

Paddle steamers and paddle boats

27/11/2019 suggpixc 0

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 […]

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Australian History

The settlement of Kerry in Queensland

16/10/2019 suggpixc 0

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 […]

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