Goulburn Weir

In the Spring it is a pleasant drive through golden canola fields from Nagambie, Vic to the Goulburn Weir. Australia’s Irrigation scheme was the brainchild of later to become Prime Minister Alfred Deakin. Built of large granite blocks the Goulburn Weir was opened in 1891 and was the first ‘diversion structure’ in the scheme. Water from the Goulburn River is diverted from here into the Stuart Murray Canal which flows north to Rushworth and the Waranga Basin. When the weir opened it housed one of the Southern hemisphere’s first hydro-electric schemes which attracted tourists to marvel at the ‘illumination’. A … Continue reading Goulburn Weir

Nature’s Window

2015 – Kalbarri, WA Iconic Nature’s Window in Kalbarri National Park happens to be wall to wall today, with tourists and one guy comments that perhaps we should book our turn in the Window. Woody particularly likes the Indian tourists as they treat every photo like it is a portrait sitting as they sit in the ‘window’ and shout detailed instructions at the photographer to get their best side. Continue reading Nature’s Window