Archive | August, 2010

Time stands still in the Daintree Rainforest

Time stands still in the Daintree Rainforest

So if you’ve ever wondered what the world looked like way back when, head to the Daintree Rainforest. You’d be an ‘Idiot’ to ‘Wait a While’ longer. It’s an Australian icon.

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Magic and history of Sydney’s iconic harbour islands

Magic and history of Sydney’s iconic harbour islands

The magic and history of Sydney’s iconic harbour islands will be showcased during a series of events celebrating nature and culture throughout October 2010.

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The glory of steam, Pansy, the Camden tram

The glory of steam, Pansy, the Camden tram

Are you interested in seeing the real deal? What is all the fuss about? Go and inspect the real Pansy: ‘the steam locomotive 2029 and a small composite multi-class carriage’. They are on display at the New South Wales Transport Museum at Thirlmere NSW.

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Painting The Rocks: the loss of Old Sydney

Painting The Rocks: the loss of Old Sydney

The first decades of the 20th century saw countless buildings from our colonial past torn down, this exhibition in Sydney places the 1902 artists’ paintings alongside the commissioned photography, inspection reports and remodelling plans.

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Heritage & Culture Tourism Awards: Greater Sydney NSW

Heritage & Culture Tourism Awards: Greater Sydney NSW

Winners of the 2010 Greater Sydney Tourism Awards for Heritage and Cultural tourism.

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HM Bark Endeavour replica

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Old Great North Road: World Heritage

Old Great North Road: World Heritage

The Old Great North Road in the Hawkesbury region NSW is the best surviving example of an intact convict-built road with massive structural works, which remains undisturbed by later development.

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Australia Convict Sites: World Heritage

Australia Convict Sites: World Heritage

World heritage listing for Australian Convict Sites, that presents the best surviving examples of large-scale convict transportation and the colonial expansion of European powers through the presence and labour of convicts.

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