Toowoomba

Rose glamour

Rose glamour

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The vogue for spending mid-summer in a mountain retreat between 1870 and 1915 in the Blue Mountains at Leura in NSW, Mount Macedon in Victoria, at Stirling in the hills of Adelaide and Toowoomba in Queensland led to the establishment of large well planned luxurious European style gardens. As they…

Brisbane – in the aftermath of nature’s fury

Brisbane – in the aftermath of nature’s fury

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It goes without saying the city of Brisbane in Queensland has a huge task ahead in the aftermath of the devastation from floods that infiltrated the city, surrounding suburbs and the CBD. While chaotic in nature they did have a day or two to prepare, although many it seems suspended belief in what would happen.