Australian wildlife research has received a huge funding boost from two Queensland philanthropists, with a new facility for teaching wildlife management techniques and improving conservation of the region’s natural landscape.
To provide a lifeline to early farmers on the Darling Downs, Brisbane convicts were put to work forging the first road through the Main Range. A new hike allows you to walk that trail and enjoy part of the Scenic Rim for yourself. Read more about the Scenic Rim Trail and the land’s history in AG#136, out now. All photos by Nick Rains.