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A new Moggill Ferry and a new weed.

After months of the old Moggill Ferry being nursed along until a new ferry (constructed in China) reached Australia, Transit Systems and Stradboke Ferries were able to commence a new operation from 12th February 2015. 404 more words

Diary: Rain And Planting And Observations Of Wildlife

Keep the red (and black and gold) flag flying

There’s a cat and mouse game going on in my suburb of Sandgate, and until recently, I didn’t even realize it.

Across the street from my house is a strip of bush land rising in front of a cliff face. 786 more words

Australian History

Brisbane by Bike

Perhaps the best way to get around Brisbane and see the city is by bike. Brisbane City Council provides an extensive network of rental stations from where you can pick up and return a bike to tour the city. 263 more words


Elephant Foot Yam: The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The gift that keeps on giving: In 2013, Annette McFarlane gave me a young Elephant Yam, Amorphophallus paeoniifolius. This tropical, forest-dwelling, winter herbaceous perennial root crop is native to India, SE Asia, Papua New Guinea and Australia.  241 more words


The Billai Dhagun track at Boondall wetlands

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are respectfully advised that this post contains the name of a deceased individual.

A large storm came through parts of the state’s south-east on Wednesday night.  161 more words


Brisbane City Council’s meth lab scourge

Government News Marie Sansom November 5, 2014

Brisbane City Council (BCC) has an expensive drug problem and it’s not getting any smaller.
With as many as 40 clandestine illegal drug factories identified within its boundaries each, the Queensland super council  is urgently appealing to the state government’s Department of Health (QLD DOH) to help it get, quite literally, clean. 98 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology

Councils want help with drug lab clean-up

Brisbane Times Kim Stephens October 29, 2014

A Queensland Government plan to handball responsibility for cleaning up clandestine drug laboratories to local government has prompted a backlash from Brisbane City Council. 92 more words

Drug Analysis And Toxicology