FROM TROPIC TO ARCTIC – LARA HUDSON GOES DOG SLEDDING

We’ve had a few cold nights in far north Queensland recently. That’s what happens when we get these lovely fine dry season days – created by cooler dry air from the south. That sends the night time minimums down to the low teens in Cairns, […]

Lake Tinaroo far north Queensland

REMEMBERING THE LONG GONE FNQ TOWN THAT BUILT TINAROO FALLS DAM

In 1952, the Queensland Government approved construction of a dam on the Atherton Tablelands in far north Queensland. It was the first dam built in Queensland solely for irrigation, and to this day it remains one of the region’s biggest infrastructure projects. It took six […]