Tag Archives: Preminghana

If you go down then you must go up, to return

I wasn’t looking forward to trekking back uphill, but of course it was necessary.  Sadly we left that lovely people-less beach, the wheeling seabirds, the salt spray, and the boom of the crashing waves. It was on the return walk … Continue reading

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Evidence of wildlife

On a number of occasions we passed evidence of an animal trying to dig holes, perhaps seeking food.  So many were started but not turned into burrows that I immediately discounted the possibility of the digging animal being a wombat. … Continue reading

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Intruders or natural?

I was looking down at a tiny flower, and photographed it in the shade of another plant – my attention was only on the flower. (Addition – since posting this story friend Mary has emailed me the following comment: ‘I think … Continue reading

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The walk to the beach north of Mt Cameron West

Near a fence line we saw what I believe are exotic plants, the seeds of which may have come in on tyres or shoes.  Taking over. I suspect they are from the Allium family ( you know, the one with … Continue reading

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Information panels

We were welcomed.We learnt we were in the traditional country of Pirapi aboriginals, the descendants of which continue to manage the environment. Carvings into rocks by prehistoric aboriginals are located within the Preminghana precinct. These have been covered in sand … Continue reading

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To Preminghana

Day two dawned with dramatic tones stretching across the magnificent sky. Despite seeing misty tips of Tasmanian land further north, Marrawah is located 40 kms south of the top of mainland Tasmania and we could never see the ‘end’ of our … Continue reading

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Change of ownership of part of Tarkine

A 338-hectare stretch between the Arthur River and Marrawah has been purchased from a private owner by the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania with a donation of $325,000 from well-known Tasmanian philanthropist Graeme Wood, combined with funds from the Indigenous … Continue reading

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