The Wollomombi Falls is a plunge waterfall on the Wollomombi River located in the New England region of New South Wales. The falls descend from an elevation of 907 metres (2,976 ft) above sea level in one drop of 100 metres and ,at one time, they were believed to be the tallest in Australia. However, recent geographical revisions place them at second or third tallest, depending on the source, after the Tin Mine Falls in the Snowy Mountains and the Wallaman Falls, near Ingham, Queensland.
St Peter's Cathedral, Armidale is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Armidale in New South Wales. The cathedral replaced the previous St Peter's Parish Church at the creation of the diocese and was consecrated for worship in 1875. It is constructed of "Armidale blue brick", using clay dug from Saumarez, the property of a prominent local, and the tower was added in 1938.
Thredbo is an alpine village and ski resort in the Snowy Mountains of southeastern Australia. The Kosciuszko Express chairlift provides access to ski runs and offers panoramic mountain views year-round. The Mount Kosciuszko summit walk leads to the top of Australia’s highest peak. Wildflowers dot the mountains of Kosciuszko National Park in spring and summer.
The popular Ninety Mile Beach at Lakes Entrance, a seaside resort and fishing port in eastern Victoria. It is situated approximately 320 kilometres east of Melbourne, near a managed, artificial channel connecting the Gippsland Lakes to the Bass Strait.
Located in the Oxley Wild Rivers National Park approximately 40 kilometres due east of Armidale, the Wollomombi Falls are situated atop the Wollomombi Gorge near the confluence of the Wollomombi River with the Chandler River. Edgars Lookout provides an easily accessible view of the gorge on the western side of the falls lookouts.
Mooney Mooney Creek Bridge, popularly known as the Mooney Mooney Bridge, is a twin cantilever bridge that spans Mooney Mooney Creek in Brisbane Water National Park on the Central Coast of New South Wales as part of the Pacific Motorway. It is the highest road bridge in Australia as measured from the road bed to the water 75 metres below. It was opened in December 1986.
Parliament House is located in Canberra, the capital of Australia. The building was opened on 9 May 1988 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia. It cost more than A$1.1 billion to build. Federal Parliament meetings were first held in Melbourne until 1927. Between 1927 and 1988, the Parliament of Australia met in the Provisional Parliament House, which is now known as "Old Parliament House". The design of the structure is based on the shape of two boomerangs and is topped by an 81-metre…
The National Carillon, situated on Aspen Island in central Canberra, is a 50 metre carillon and was a gift from the British government to the people of Australia to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the National Capital, Canberra. Queen Elizabeth II officially opened the National Carillon on 26 April 1970. The carillon has 55 bells that span four and a half octaves chromatically.
The Australian War Memorial in Canberra consists of three parts: the Commemorative Area (shrine) including the Hall of Memory with the Tomb of the Unknown Australian Soldier, the Memorial's galleries (museum) and Research Centre (records). The Memorial also has an outdoor Sculpture Garden. This is Memorial Courtyard.
The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia. The memorial includes an extensive national military museum. The Australian War Memorial was opened in 1941, and is widely regarded as one of the most significant memorials of its type in the world. The Memorial is located in Australia's capital, Canberra.
The Thredbo Bobsled is a summer activity guaranteed to bring a smile to your face. With a 700m luge style track, the bobsled twists and turns its way through the Thredbo wilderness. Brakes on your bobsled cart allow you to control your own speed and take your ride in to your own hands.