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Leaving Townsville, these pictures were taken at Kissing Point which is situated at the northern end of The Strand. Kissing Point Fort, constructed in 1889-91, is significant as one of the few remaining fixed coastal defences constructed in Australia in … Continue reading

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Me, Myself and I

My last few days in Townsville I spent amusing myself. Quite happy in my own company, I wandered around with camera in hand.   Castle Hill stands 286 meters high in the heart of Townsville. Castle Hill has formerly also been known … Continue reading

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MM had a day off so he borrowed a work ute and we spent the day sightseeing in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. The Ross River Dam – Townsville We followed the Ross River out of town and up to the Ross … Continue reading

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Cape Pallarenda

Cape Pallarenda Conservation Park is 10km north-east of Townsville. Named in 1864 by Lieutenant, Pallarenda Park was transformed during world war II into a military hospital. The 500 bed, 2/14 Army General Hospital scattered along the sandy foreshore at Pallarenda received … Continue reading

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F. I. F. O.

Fly-In /Fly-Out commuting involves employees who live in or near a city flying to a remote work site, living in employer-provided accommodation for the duration of their work roster and flying back to their private residence where they spend their … Continue reading

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