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Huge financial sustainability challenges for Qld’s remote Indigenous councils

Queensland’s remote Indigenous councils are facing huge financial sustainability challenges, with the councils typically running large operating deficits, averaging nearly 20 percent of revenue, and running down their asset base to survive (see figure below), according to the… 370 more words


Dingo attacks on humans and livestock

Did you know that in the 1880s, Australia built a 3,300 mile long fence just to control Dingoes? This fence is called the Dingo Fence, and it’s still used today. 448 more words


Mandala & Co.

What a restaurant! They have live bands and really nice community atmosphere. After reading reviews it is highly recommended to have their pizzas, so I got the creamy mushroom pizza with a GF base. 23 more words

Eating Out


Elixiba has a few branches on the Australian east coast and the food was insanely delicious and well-presented. Featured here are two desserts that mum and I shared! 51 more words

Eating Out

I <3 Australia: Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef.

If you plan on visiting the world famous Great Barrier Reef there is a high chance you will be flying into one of the 2 main hubs, Cairns or Townsville. 741 more words


2 American tourists killed in helicopter crash in Australia

(ABC News) — Australian police are investigating the cause of a “traumatic” helicopter crash in North Queensland that claimed the lives of two American tourists and injured three other individuals. 279 more words