Blogs from Julia Creek, Queensland, Australia, Oceania


Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Julia Creek April 30th 2013

Me and James are currently residing in Julia Creek, we have been here about 4 months. This is least 1 month longer than we anticipated. When we first arrived we looked very briefly for some station work but before we could find anything James landed a job at the local electrician's. So I set about finding some work for myself, within a week I had 3 jobs, not bad especially considering the size of the town. The first week I was looking after a six year old boy, you should know I am not great with children but it didn't seem to go too badly, that is until the end of the week. We go to the park for approximately 45 minutes; I spin him on a roundabout type thing. The typical response from the boy ... read more

Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Julia Creek June 25th 2011

At the end of May Murray and Dave finished their list of jobs and were ready for a well earned break. The water tower was raised successfully with a large audience which Murray could have done without. I think everyone just stopped working to watch! We took four days holiday at Gregory River and Lawn Hill National Park which is a very pretty place. As we are endeavouring to try new things Murray tried out his new fishing rod and caught sprats in the Gregory river. According to the experts it is too cold at the moment for barramundi. Dave had his first paddle in a canoe up the spectacular Gorge even negotiating small rapids. On the way we photographed tiny bright blue fish, blue butterflies and a fresh water crocodile. We returned to Mt. Isa ... read more

Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Julia Creek September 19th 2007

Back to Cloncurry and then a further 134 Km to Julia Creek, population approx 500.... read more
Historical site.
Nature trail.
Dry earth.

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