The name conjures up images of a dark and foreboding wetland, but there is no mystery attached to the Black Swamp at all. It ... More
The name conjures up images of a dark and foreboding wetland, but there is no mystery attached to the Black Swamp at all. It is actually a four-hectare wetland forest of scraggly melaleucas, grasses and ferns. The Black Swamp is considered to be important ecologically as it is home to a variety of birds and animals, including the sacred ibis, the majestic spoonbill crane, egrets, ducks, frogs and turtles. At dusk the swamp comes alive with the sound of beating wings as the resident colony of black headed flying foxes depart for their nocturnal feeding.
Characterized by striking design and architecture, these lush parklands comprise Brisbane's cultural heart. Suffering hard times at the end of
World War II, South Bank has risen like a Phoenix from the flames. The timely arrival of the World ...
Established in 1978 in the spectacular Mount Coot tha Botanical Gardens , Sir Thomas Brisbane Planetarium was Queensland's first. Within
the Planetarium's Cosmic Sky dome, visitors obtain a perfect view of space as seen in the Southern Hemisphere. A ...