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Budgerigars in their habitat
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Driving from Brisbane to Lake Eyre
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Burke and Wills route across Australia
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Outback survival - Class Project
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Flies in Flinders Range during February?
The greatest fear is not the blistering sun nibbling on your skins but in fact the annoying hordes of flies darting at you in all directions! I remembered …
Carry a jerry fuel can
Hi, as I am planning a long trip through NSW and ACT on a corolla. I just wonder if carry 20L of petrol in a metal Jerry can that complies with the AS …
Identifying an Australian snake
Hi, Can you identify this snake for me please? I live in Thornlands Q4164, I found it few days ago in garage with size under 2 foot, assume a baby …
Bar work in the Outback
Hi there. My daughter is currently travelling in Australia for one year and has seen a job advertised through an agency for bar work in an Outback hotel. …
Gunbarrel Hwy / Great Central Road - Fuel availability
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