Welcome to Coober Pedy
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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Pikedale Station
Australian Cattle Stations

Pikedale Station – QLD

20/04/2020 suggpixc 0

Once a prosperous sheep station, Pikedale Station was established in 1843 by a Captain Pike. It had many owners until 1919 when it was purchased by James Rogerson in whose family it remained until 1957. […]

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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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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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Morgan SA
Australian History

The inland River Port of Morgan

03/06/2018 suggpixc 0

The inland River Port of Morgan was once one of the busiest inland ports in Australia. It is located on the North-West Bend of the River Murray in South Australia, about 320 kms by water […]

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Uluru - Northern Territory
Australian Cattle Stations

Outback Australia

20/12/2016 suggpixc 0

Regional and Outback Australia is the home of iconic landscapes, people, towns and settlements. The spirit of endeavour, acceptance of hardship and close community bonds can be found everywhere and they provide an endless pallet […]

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