• John Snow and GIS

    July 6, 2017
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    What is GIS? GIS stands for geographical information systems and is a tool that allows for the recording, visualisation, manipulation and analysis of geographical information. GIS is anything from the creation of basic maps to the management of spatial information databases to sophisticated geospatial analysis. What kind of stuff can you do with GIS? GIS… Read more »

  • Old MacDonnell Report – The Jackaroo Act

    June 29, 2017
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    Justin & Pauline MacDonnell and their young family are the owners of “Wallaroo”, a 71,000 acre cattle station nestled in the Carnarvon Ranges in Outback Queensland.  They run this property in conjunction with another located in the fertile Arcadia Valley.  “Wallaroo” with its cycad-filled gorges, unique Aboriginal art and amazing rock formations is part of… Read more »

  • New Zealanders Fall in Love with BOOBOOK’s Ecotour “Wonders of Wallaroo”

    June 22, 2017
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    BOOBOOK Ecotours and their partners Pauline & Justin MacDonnell from “Wallaroo” recently hosted a section of the “Big Sky Country Drive Outback Tour” to showcase inland Australia for New Zealand Travel Agents in conjunction with Outback Queensland. Here’s what our guests had to say: Excellent from start to finish The glamping tents were amazing The… Read more »

  • Meet our Guides

    February 3, 2017
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  • What to Wear Off Track in the Australian Outback

    February 3, 2017
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    Cover up is the motto! Although shorts in some instances can be OK too. After working in Australia’s great outdoors for over forty years we, at BOOBOOK, still find it most comfortable to wear jeans and a long sleeve shirt. Not only does this protect us from sunburn during summer and keep us warmer in… Read more »

  • The Bustard or Plain Turkey

    February 3, 2017
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    Bustards not “Bastards” are a common bird found in Outback Queensland, particularly in the Maranoa and central highlands regions. Being the size of a large pelican and quite tasty, they were hunted by people regularly for food during the early settlement days. Their numbers dwindled significantly as a result, however in the last twenty plus… Read more »

  • Where Boobook All Began

    February 3, 2017
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    After working for the government, large energy companies and community groups Craig and Meryl Eddie in True Queensland style stepped further into the business world by starting their own ecological consulting business. The Business was called BOOBOOK, which is an indigenous word for the common Mopoke or BOOBOOK owl. It was also the name given… Read more »

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