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Yungaburra in the Pink

Yungaburra in the Pink

Posted on 02 August, 2018 in News, Yungaburra

Many thousands of dollars were raised towards funding a breast cancer nurse on the Tablelands and the event will hopefully become an annual event. Sue Poggioli was determined to make Yungaburra the first 'Pink' Village - and she achieved it in spades!

Onward and Upward!

Onward and Upward!

Posted on 19 September, 2015 in Food, Yungaburra

​When Mark and I had renovations - major renovations - done in Fannie Bay (NT) I swore I would never do it again. Months of brick dust, upheaval and chaos, not to mention noise, early morning disturbance and sweaty workmen was something I never wanted to repeat. However, five months into our Queensland Adventure, here we are again. Some people never learn.

The Platypus at play

The Platypus at play

Posted on 27 July, 2015 in Yungaburra

Question - what has webbed feet, the bill of a duck, the tail of a beaver, and the body and fur of an otter? Platypuses are only found in Australia, and then only in a few parts of Australia, so how lucky are we that they can be found just minutes from our doorstep?

Yungaburra - Cooler than Cairns

Yungaburra - Cooler than Cairns

Posted on 18 July, 2015 in Yungaburra, News

Yungaburra - Cooler than Cairns....Yungaburra uses that as an advertising catch phrase - but it has been very much truer in the last few days of cold weather experienced right across Queensland - and has come as something of a wake up call for ex-Darwinites. After 15 years in the real tropics, the idea of wearing uggboots was looked upon as an anathema - but now seems very much more attractive! I actually had ice on my car, something I have not seen since leaving the UK 20 years ago

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