Gordon Dam, Tasmania

The Gordon Dam, Tasmania

Milky Way shoreline

Milky Way shoreline. Parts of the River Derwent shoreline are lighting up like neon at night thanks to a flash mob of billions of minute marine organisms that glow in the dark.

Cockle Creek is a tiny settlement in Tasmania, the farthest point south one can drive in Australia. The region provided an important port of call for ships transporting convicts to the Sarah Island Penal Colony in Macquarie Harbour on the West coast of Tasmania from 1822 to 1834, when sealers, whalers and loggers visited the area and settled to extract Huon Pine, or conduct bay whaling in Recherche Bay. During the 1830s there were 4 whaling stations at Cockle Creek.

Cockle Creek is a tiny settlement in Tasmania, the farthest point south one can…

The end of the tunnel at Mt Paris Dam, near Derby in North East Tasmania. Orginally known as the The Morning Star Dam, it was built in the 1930s to supply water for the local tin mining industry. The dam was built entirely by hand and is the only one of its design in Tasmania. It is now permanently registered on the Tasmanian Heritage Register. #derby #tin #mining #tasmania #discovertasmania Image Credit: Brendan Turriff

The end of the tunnel at Mt Paris Dam, near Derby in North East Tasmania. Orginally known as the The Morning Star Dam, it was built in the to supply water for the local tin mining industry.

Picture of swimmers at dawn on Bondi Beach, Sydney

Morning Swim - Photograph by Massimo Rumi, National Geographic Your Shot. “Swimming is an early morning ritual for many people in Australia,” writes Massimo Rumi, who captured this sunrise shot on Sydney’s popular Bondi Beach.

City and Mt Wellington during a storm Image credit - Andrew Wallace

a stunning thunderstorm passes behind Mount Wellington

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