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The Beauty of Port Douglas

05.17.2009 · Posted in Arts and Entertainment Article

Port Douglas, once a little fishing village, has now become the center of life. It is a great place to enjoy wonderful restaurants, cafes and bars. ...

Daytime Drama in Australia

05.17.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

These may not be as polished as their US counterparts and actually have more viewers in the UK than in their native country but both shows, Home and Away and Neighbours, are two of the longest running television series in Australia. If you travel in Australia, these are must-see TV shows, even if it ...

The Five Most Played Songs In Australia

05.16.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

There are five songs that you are sure to here, several times, while driving around in Australia. These songs are know better then the National Anthem, by some, and will guarantee a crowded dance floor, with drunken singing people. ...

Beware of Cane Toads

05.07.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Originally from America, Cane toads were brought to Australia in 1935 to eat Frenchs Cane Beetle and the Greyback Cane Beetle which were destroying Northern Queenslands sugar cane crops. The Australian Bureau of Sugar Experimental Station imported 100 toads from Hawaii, the Toads bred quickly and in July of 1935, 3000 were released in ...

Australia’s Water Situation

05.05.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

South Queensland is afflicted with the worst water shortages since 2006. Even with all the heavy rainfall and floods the region is still identified as being in drought. Combined water levels need to be at 60% to remove it from drought status. South East of Queensland, on the other hand, is ...

Getting around in Australia

05.05.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

The best way to see Queensland is undoubtedly by car. Its certainly the only place to get to see all of those out of the way place without taking a tour. Super, diesel and unleaded fuel is available from petrol stations and LPG (gas) is also available in populated areas but not always in ...

The Interesting History of the Gold Coast

05.03.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

aborigines named Queensland's south coast, Kurrungul, which was a word meaning endless timber. This area was a meetinig place for the many tribes where they would come to camp and fish in it's many estuaries and creeks. Captain Cook sailed here in 1770, and named both Point Danger and Mount Warning, but it ...

Top Five Tacky Australian Souvenirs

05.03.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

There are hundreds of souvenir shops around the country and in all airports so you will never have any trouble in finding that special something for loved ones back home. Whilst perusing in several of these shops, I discovered some amazing things that I didn't even think existed which if you giveaway, your friends will ...