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Queensland Holidays

Underwater Photography Queensland

March 4, 2011

All along the Queensland coast there are exciting opportunities for underwater photography. The real good news is that underwater photography is no longer the domain of the professionals with sophisticated equipment. Amateurs can purchase inexpensive waterproof point and click cameras that can take amazing underwater shots, just like the pros. Because the Great Barrier Reef [...]

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Photos of Whitsundays

February 25, 2011

Wherever you go in the Whitsundays there is a photo opportunity waiting. The entire area is just so beautiful that it seems impossible to take a bad picture. Living in Airlie Beach I never get tired of the fabulous views and often pack a lunch and simply go somewhere to eat, just to enjoy the [...]

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Swimming in Whitsundays

February 24, 2011

Airlie Beach is a beautiful town and a haven for those seeking sun filled holidays in the Whitsundays. I have blogged before about the benefits of making Airlie Beach your base, then exploring all the opportunities for adventure that the Whitsundays hold. The good part about Airlie Beach being your base is the diverse range [...]

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Daydream Island Snorkeling Photos

February 11, 2011

Just back from Daydream Island Resort & Spa where snorkeling the fringing reef was our primary reason for spending 4 nights on this fabulous, fun Whitsundays island resort. All of the 74 islands that make up the Whitsundays group have fringing reefs in one form or another. While these fringing reefs are great places to [...]

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Cyclone Yasi Images

February 4, 2011

Collection of images from Cyclone Yasi that devastated towns in North Queensland. Images are from Flickr users. Thanks to all those who have uploaded to online galleries. There will be a lot more images that will show the real devastation from towns such as Tully, Cardwell and Silkwood as residents get power and services restored. [...]

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Whitsundays After Cyclone Yasi

February 4, 2011

After 2 cyclones in 4 days battered the Whitsundays coast, crews of council workers, SES, Ergon Energy and volunteers have cleaned the streets of Airlie Beach. Power has been restored and the area is looking almost as beautiful as before. We just need the sea to get back that beautiful turquoise colour and the tourists [...]

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Cyclone Yasi Warning

February 1, 2011

Most residents of north Queensland have been receiving a warning message, either by text or voice message, to evacuate from low lying areas. Tropical Cyclone Yasi poses a serious threat to life and property. It is expected to deepen and become a category 4 as it crosses the coast somewhere between Cairns and Townsville. Expected [...]

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Cyclone Yasi Whitsundays

February 1, 2011

Most people in North Queensland know how to prepare for a pending cyclone, but how do you prepare for one as big as Cyclone Yasi. People from Mackay to Cooktown are on alert for what could be the mother of all cyclones. Cyclone Yasi is the biggest to ever hit the coast of Queensland. We [...]

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Rockhampton Airport Reopens

January 22, 2011

Flood ravaged Rockhampton is getting back to normal with their airport, closed for just on 3 weeks, to re-opened on Monday after the runways were covered with flood waters. The main highway has been opened both north and south for almost a week, so those much needed supplies are getting through at last. It must [...]

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Food Shortages Queensland Floods

January 13, 2011

The devastating floods in Queensland are impacting regional areas all over the state. Food shortages are being experienced in most regional towns as trucks from southern states cannot get through. In Brisbane, supermarket shelves have been emptied and up to 80 trucks loaded with food are stranded at Coffs Harbour due to the main highway [...]

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