Justice of the Peace

Vanessa signing oath for "Justice of the Peace"

Vanessa completed her initiation to being sworn in as a “Justice of the Peace” at Horn Island Airport.

November 15, 2009   No Comments

Our win in the Tropical North QLD’s Tourism Awards 2009

We had a fantastic evening with other tour operators from the Far North, and were absolutely delighted to come away with the ‘Tour Operator’ award for Tourism Tropical North Queensland.  We both enjoyed the opportunity to dress up for the evening !

Liberty & Vanessa with the "Tour & Transport" Award

Ben Southall, winner of the Best Job in the World was there on the night.   He had just visited us and Horn Island two weeks before.  We met up with him on the night.

"Best Job in the World" Winner Ben Southall with Vanessa & Liberty

Special Thanks to Lutsje Waddington of Heritage Tours for looking after our Girls while we were out having a good time.

November 1, 2009   No Comments

Ben visits Torres Strait

Vanessa with Ben Southall at Kingpoint Beach, Horn Island.

Ben Southall Winner of the “Best Job in the World” visited us on 27th October 2009.  We explored some of the World War Two sites on Horn Island with Ben, including a wartime air-wreck, underground command post, anti aircraft gun emplacements, slit trenches and other memorable sites.  Combined with veteran’s stories and historical information, the visit was a real eye opener for Ben.

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Following the site visit, Ben loved the Torres Strait Heritage Museum, where he watched some documentaries, and enjoyed the Torres Strait cultural and wartime displays.

October 27, 2009   No Comments

Wildflower: The Barbara Crawford Thompson Story

Raymond J Warren, Author of Wildflower: The Barbara Crawford Thompson Story has started a Blog.

It’s called Barbara Thompson the Wildflower. 

His book can be bought directly from him and he can be contacted there.

October 16, 2009   No Comments

One Blood Hidden Image performs at ‘The Dreaming Festival’

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Here’s a video shot at ‘The Dreaming Festival’ 2009.

September 7, 2009   No Comments

Platinum Ryder by Anthony Mundine Featuring Kyte Kutter, Bambino & August

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July 27, 2009   No Comments

Governor of QLD Penelope Wensley

Liberty & Vanessa with Her Excellency Penelope Wensly AO & her husband Stuart McCosker

May 10, 2009   No Comments

The Best Job in the World!

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Those familar with the ‘The Best Job in the World’ Campaign by Tourism Queensland may enjoy these Youtube Videos.

On top is Winner Ben Southall Video Application.

May 5, 2009   No Comments

T.I. Postmark is back

The T.I. Postmark

As of May the T.I. Post Office has the Commemorative Postmark available to Mail (such as Postcards) to be handstamped.

May 1, 2009   No Comments

Northern Xposure’s Video Clip ‘Arlena’

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Thursday Island Band Northern Xposure has released a Video Clip for their Instrumental ‘Arlena’.

April 20, 2009   No Comments