Theebine Hotel

Historic Theebine Hotel

Theebine Hotel is the original building built 1909, although it was originally known as the Kilkivan/Theebine Junction Hotel. Theebine is a small railway station town north of Gympie along the North Coast railway line. The old Kingaroy/Nanango railway line branched at Theebine with the Dickabram railway station just before the Dickabram Bridge crosses over the … Read more

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

Churchbank Weir Reserve

Churchbank Weir Reserve is south of Ipswich along the east branch of Warrill Creek. The weir is at the junction of Mutdapilly Churchbank Weir Rd and Peak Crossing Churchbank Weir Rd, with access to the reserve about a kilometre back towards Peak Crossing. The reserve is upstream from the weir of Warrill Creek. The entrance is … Read more

7 Mile Diggings

Seven Mile Diggings is an old gold fossicking area, with most of the mining taking place from 1876 to 1900. The population grew to include 700 miners, many of them Chinese. There wasn’t significant amounts of gold found in the area, but alluvial gold can still be found. I have found mentions of garnets and … Read more