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Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Wondai June 27th 2012

The Burnette region of Queensland has many small towns spaced only short distances apart. Each of these towns have an interesting history shared by way of various museums and old homesteads that have been made open to the public. Wondai has a couple of stops you should not miss. Wondai is the aboriginal word for wild dogs or dingos. The town has a bronze statue set around a billabong honouring this part of the history. Take time out to reflect the 150 years of change in these areas. From bullock carts and Cobb and Co, the arrival of rail (1901), an era that has given way to the modern motor vehicle. Wondai has a history founded on logging and farming, sheep initially, cattle more recently. Visitors should allow a half day to visit this little town. ... read more
The Timber Museum
Logging Camp Diarama
Dingos by the billabong




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