REMEMBERING LARRY

There are tens of thousands of people who will reflect today on something they have in common – cyclone Larry. Larry came howling in from the Coral Sea early on Monday March 20, 2006 – ten years ago today. Winds up to 290 kilometres per […]

THAT BASTARD LARRY – 10 YEARS ON

  I’ll be up early this Sunday – not something I usually do – but it’s the 10th anniversary of a life-changing event. So I’ll spend a quiet hour before dawn remembering cyclone Larry. One of the most powerful cyclones ever to make landfall in […]

FNQ MAHOGANY GLIDER ONE OF WORLD’S RAREST CREATURES

Meet the mahogany glider – one of our planet’s rarest creatures. They only occur in a small area of far north Queensland, and they’re very hard to find in the wild. The glider is a nocturnal, tree-dwelling marsupial, closely related to the sugar glider. the […]

CYCLONE LARRY SIX YEARS ON – IT STILL SEEMS LIKE YESTERDAY

The wet season weather has had us on our toes the past few days, with the monsoon dumping huge amounts of rain, while a tropical low in the Gulf of Carpentaria may generate some testing conditions. That would keep you busy, and may explain you […]