NEVILLE MITCHELL'S BROTHER FRANK AT THE MAS BOOKING OFFICE

CAN YOU HELP TELL THE STORY OF MITCHELL AERIAL SERVICES

In the years after World War Two, aviation became the life-blood of far north Queensland. Pilots and planes kept remote communities supplied, and helped deliver medical care. Air services could get through when the wet season closed roads. Life in those communities would have been […]

THE CROC TENT – THE SOUVENIR SHOP AT THE TIP OF CAPE YORK PENINSULA

Tea towel, fridge magnet, snow-cone, stubby cooler. They’re the modern manifestations of a trade as ancient as travel itself – souvenirs. People have been making, taking, buying and selling them for thousands of years. They’re keepsakes, reminders of where we’ve been, and gifts for people […]

NORTON JUDD TRAVELS THE CAPE YORK ROAD WITH HIS DONKEY

There are moments on long road trips when your eyes seem to be playing tricks on you. Especially on the 1000km drive south to Cairns from the top of Cape York Peninsula. You’re rattling over the corrugations, peering through the swirling red dust. A termite […]

KERRY TRAPNELL – PHOTOGRAPHING CAPE YORK SINCE 1981

Far north Queensland is a banquet for the senses. There’s a feel, a buzz in tropical environments. Hear the frogs going crazy after rain, the day-time bird song and the shriek of the curlews at night. Slow down, and let your eyes feast on the […]