Do you know the Great Barrier Reef is the oldest coral reef system of the world, making it the first one in Queensland and the country? With a size that can fit about 70 million football fields, the reef is reckoned for its numerous fish, sea snakes, jellyfish, whales, dolphins and many other marine life… Continue reading Earliest and Largest Coral Reef System In Queensland: Things to Do
Gold Coast is one of the most popular areas of Queensland known for its beautiful beaches, laid-back lifestyle, and abundance of tourist places. Over the years, the golden strip has become home to numerous diverse communities and emerged as one of the leading tourism, business and events cities of Queensland. Although the Gold Coast is… Continue reading Gold Coast: Fun Facts about the Glitter Strip Every Queenslander Should Know!
The third most populated area of Queensland, Sunshine Coast is a peri-urban, thriving, and popular zone. It touches the centre of Brisbane, the Coral Sea Coastline, Pelican Water, and Tewantin. Sunshine Coast is a popular place to live for Queenslanders and people migrating from other states making its population about 351,424. The Council of the… Continue reading Historical Timeline of Sunshine Coast, the Peri-Urban Area of Queensland!
The Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is a popular attraction that draws people from different states of Australia and countries in the world. The sanctuary was opened in 1927 by Claude Reid also called as Cam. He and his family dedicated their life to raising awareness about Koalas and their habitats. Since its establishment, the sanctuary… Continue reading The First Koala Sanctuary in Queensland and the World: Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Until 1922, death by hanging was legal in Queensland for people had committed serious and gruesome crimes. The sentences were not passed with serious deliberation like today and sentencing criminals to a death by hanging was not uncommon. However, the authorities were instructed to carry the sentences as humanely as possible. Sentences were mostly given… Continue reading Queensland’s First and Only Woman Hanged to Death Legally
In the year 1860, the first parliament of Queensland sat and the first elections were conducted. After the elections, the first premier of the state was appointed on 22nd may 1860, and it was Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert. His life was prolific as a politician and public servant. Here are some interesting facts about… Continue reading Sir Robert George Wyndham Herbert: The First Premier of Queensland
From 10 December 1859 to 04 January1868, the governor of Queensland was Sir George Ferguson Bowen. The state needed a governor after Queen Victoria signed the Letters of Patent in 1859 approving the creation of Queensland as a colony and separating it from the colony of New South Wales. To help the new colony handle… Continue reading Sir George Ferguson Bowen: The First Governor of Queensland
Do you know the Great Barrier Reef is the oldest coral reef system of the world, making it the first one in Queensland and the country? With a size that can fit about 70 million football fields, the reef is reckoned for its numerous fish, sea snakes, jellyfish, whales, dolphins and many other marine life… Continue reading Things you can do at The Earliest and Largest Coral Reef System of Queensland and the World
Many times governments take ecological decisions to combat certain problems but these actions can cause serious and persisting problems. One such mistake made by the Australian government was introduction of cane toads in Northern Queensland in 1935. The toads were not native of the country and they were brought to control the population of beetles… Continue reading Cane Toads the First Invasive Species Introduced in Queensland Willing that Became Pests
Queensland is popular for a lot of things but it is the most popular for The Great Barrier Reef. It is the largest coral reef system not only of Australia but the entire world. Tourists across the globe come here to experience different types of adventures and explore the coral polyps. The Great Barrier Reef… Continue reading The Great Barrier Reef: Not Only Queensland’s but the World First & Largest Coral Reef System