Lindsey Leathers: My First Field Trip


A trip to paradise

Earlier this month I had my first field trip with JCU to Orpheus Island Research Station. Its located only about 2 hours north of Townsville and yet feels like another world. The field trip was for a Sampling and Experiment Design subject created for masters students to better understand the design of research projects and the statistics that come with it. Continue reading

Cathrine Jensen: When you are saying goodbye and go on new adventures

As some of you might have seen on my Instagram takeover the other day, I already had to say goodbye to some of my friends. We were spending our last day together, celebrating that we finished our exams and my own “fake” birthday with a BBQ and cake by the river. We went swimming as well, and some were a little anxious about what the water might contain. However, as one of my friends said: “As long as you don’t jump directly down in the head of a freshwater croc, then it might end up dislocating your knee, besides that you are going to be fine.” So in we went.

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Carolyn Reimann: Movies Under the Stars

Have you ever wanted to watch the latest movies, snuggled up in the back of your car under the stars? If so the Mareeba Drive-in is the place for you to go! Just an hour west of Cairns is the town of Mareeba where you can come and have your 50s-60s Drive-In experience.

Mareeba Drive In

Stranded at the Drive-In

The Mareeba Drive-In is one of my favorite spots in all of Far North Queensland. Ever since discovering it, I’ve become a big advocate for getting people out to Mareeba for movies under the sun.

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