World War II Historical Site

Australia Remembers, World War II Historical Site

The World War II Historical Site is at the Gunpowder Rest Stop on the highway between Mount Isa and Camooweal, with historical information about the road and its significance in the war and overnight free camping. The road between Mount Isa and Camooweal was built as part of the inland defence road system as an … Read more

Main Range National Park Picnic Area

Main Range National Park Picnic Area, open grass with picnic tables and bush behind

The Main Range National Park Picnic Area is one of two brown sign destinations at Cunninghams Gap section of the Main Range National Park. The other sections are Goomburra Section , Spicers Gap , and Queen Mary Falls . The Picnic Area is separated from the Walking Tracks at Cunninghams Gap, likely because there is … Read more

Apple Tree Park

Apple Tree Park is part of Springbrook. The park is fairly protected with shade and has some good facilities to stop for a picnic lunch or a late afternoon nibblies on your way back out from a day at Springbrook. Apple Tree Park is not the first brown sign destination at Springbrook, but it is … Read more

Allan “Snow” Huston Memorial Park

Allan “Snow” Huston Memorial Park is between Murgon and Wondai along the Bunya Highway. There is not much information about who Allan Huston was. While visiting the Wondai Historical Museum  I spotted an interim certificate of service document with the RAAF with the name Allan Marcus Huston. I was told he was long standing in … Read more