Queensland

Photo: Cows in Queensland Queensland has a bit of everything, including the Gold Coast’s subtropical rainforests, the Great Barrier Reef and Fraser Island. Prominent cities are Brisbane and Cairns. Pay attention to smaller towns such as Cooktown. GeographyQueensland is Australia’s second-largest state. The state is divided by the Tropic of Capricorn. Natural WorldThere are around …

Brisbane Links

Brisbane Flag What would locals like others to know about Brisbane, Queensland, Australia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe dark history behind Brisbane street nameThe Future of Sustainability and Ecotourism in Brisbane – Nature World NewsWhat is a ‘new world city’ anyway? 2032 OlympicsWikipedia Botanic GardensThe Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mount Coot-tha are …

Brisbane

Photos: Brisbane City Council, ‘Superorganism’ (2021) by Esem Projects Brisbane or ‘Brizzie’ is the capital and most populous city of Queensland. With a population of nearly 2 million, this is the third largest city in Australia. Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate. FYI – Brisbane has more species of plants, animals, and insects than any …

Australia

Photo:  Pedro Szekely, Perth Australia is an island continent and country. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Much of the continent has lain flat …