On the 25 October 2018 the friends and family of Margaret Thorsborne AO, gathered to say farewell to the Cardwell woman who was a well loved community icon and who dedicated her life to conservation.

Round em up; move em up

An exploration of a working cattle station Mount Isa is an historic and mineral rich, rural town, located in the outback of Queensland where the skies remain blue most of the year making it an ideal climate to undertake some unique activities. In August every year, since 1959, a bunch of cowboys and girls cling to […]

Cardwell and surrounds

South of Cardwell is the Murray Falls National Park. With a moderate level of fitness you can take a 1.8 km return walk along Yalgay Ginja Bulumi — this road from our forefathers. A journey along this track is guided by the Girramay through the clever use of signage. At the entrance a warning is […]

The Sirromet experience

  Two thousand visitors a week either dine at Sirromet’s restaurant, visit the cellar door or tour the vineyard. Tourism is a successful way to add brand value as Susan Kirk discovers. Located in the spectacular Mount Cotton region, Sirromet Winery is spread out over a massive 255 hectares which includes a 12-hectare vineyard, a fully […]