Big Tasmanian Devil

Big Tasmanian Devil in Mole Creek, Tasmania

The Big Tasmanian Devil, or Big Tassie Devil, is one of Australia’s Big Things. It is 2 metres by 3 metres and sits at the entrance of the Trowunna Wildlife Sanctuary at Mole Creek in northern Tasmania. You can see the Big Tassie Devil from the entrance track along Mole Creek Road, without going into … Read more

Big Acorns

Big Acorns playground in Molonglo Valley in ACT, located in the National Arboretum Canberra

The Big Acorns are part of a children’s playground at the Village Centre of the National Arboretum Canberra. The acorns are used in a climbing structure with enclosed net rope style of tubes for climbing and enclosed slides to return back to the ground. The playground also has big bush nuts, another part of the … Read more

Richmond Range National Park

Dirt road

Richmond Range National Park offers World Heritage rainforest walks, campgrounds, scenic views, and horse riding, near Kyogle and Casino, in northern NSW. This entrance is further south from the Bruxner Hwy west of Casino. To Get There

Wildlife Sanctuary Jabiru Geeneebeinga Wetlands

The Jabiru Genebeeinga Wetlands are a natural habitat area that provides a sanctuary for native birds and other wildlife. Situated adjacent to the Casino Golf Club alongside Queensland Road, the wetlands are a short drive from the CBD, providing public facilities for recreational and educational pursuits. At the entrance, a picnic area is provided along … Read more

WW2 Tank Traps

Wooden stumps in the bush, installed in WW2 as Tank Traps

Wooden stumps were installed in locations along the “Brisbane Line” to force tanks to rise up, exposing the belly for attack with explosives. The rugged terrain would have forced enemy vehicles to have to use roads, which would have been destroyed. Tank traps and boulders were part of the defensive line. A brown sign is … Read more

Thunderbolt Hideout

Entry to Thunderbolt Hideout

Thunderbolt Hideout is 12 km north-east of Tenterfield. The brown sign is on the side of the road at the site with a short 150 metre walk to the hideout. The hideout is one of many caves and bush hideouts used by Captain Thunderbolt, a bushranger named Fred Ward. Other Thunderbolt brown signs include Thunderbolts … Read more

Stromlo Observatory

Stromlo Observatory

The Mount Stromlo Observatory (MSO) is the headquarters of ANU Research School of Astronomy and Astrophysics (RSAA), located in Canberra in the Australian Capital Territory. The large telescopes at Mt Stromlo were damaged by the fires in 2003 and now decommissioned. The sister site, Siding Spring Observatory near Coonabarabran still has operational large telescopes. The … Read more

Miners Dugout

Miners Dugout in Burra

The miner dugouts were created by miners wanting to have a dwelling to live in. The dugouts were carved into the banks of Burra Creek, extending 3 miles on each side. The mining boom led to a shortage of housing for the minors and their families. The dugouts helped fill the void of the housing … Read more

Mebbin National Park

Unvisited Brown Sign New South Wales

Cutters Camp campground, brown sign 1.6km before (north) at intersection of Byrrill Creek Rd and Mebbin Forest Rd. Come in from Murwillumbah, either via Tyalgum (Tyalgum Rd) or Uki (Kyogle Rd). Camping is beside vehicle only. Toilets, picnic tables, wood bbqs, gas/electric bbqs Byrrill Creek Walking Track, grade 4, 45mins, nsw park entry fees … Read more