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 […]

Qld microbat - the coastal sheathtail

FNQ BITE FIRES UP QUEENSLAND BAT CONTROL DEBATE

A family at Innisfail here in far north Queensland faces an anxious wait over the next few weeks – after their son was bitten by a microbat on Monday night. Nicholas Shale was bitten in his bedroom – and has begun a course of injections […]