Brolgas of Toogoom

Brolgas of Toogoom by Sandy Latch

Here you will find gorgeous photos of the Toogoom Brolga pair Romeo and Juliet. Every year they raise their young in Toogoom along Carket Road where the new houses are being built. Hopefully their habitat won't be encroached on to much by mankind.   [foogallery id="1264"]

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Toogoom Bus Timetable

Monday to Friday &Saturday Toogoom to Hervey Bay major stops am Toogoom to Town Main St                                            Mon- Fri      8.47 Saturday   7.17 Stockland                                        Mon- Fri     8.50 Saturday    7.20 Burrum Hds Bowls Club               Mon- Fri      9.15 Saturday   7.45 Sunrise Cres                     ...

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Cyclone Oswald 2013 Part 2 Aftermath Toogoom

http://www.toogoom.net.au/news/cyclone-oswald-flooding-2013/ http://www.toogoom.net.au/news/cyclone-oswald-flooding-2013/ Cyclone Oswald Part 2 Aftermath [video poster="http://www.toogoom.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/news.png" width="320" height="240" mp4="http://www.toogoom.net.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/oswald.mp4"][/video]   Fast forward 96 days.   It started again, torrential downpours and low pressure systems. On the Esplanade, council had just built a new turn around bay for the garbage trucks when they changed contractors over to the current contractors as their trucks could not get it. That combined with a new house being built at the end of the street were the precipice of further disaster. The rains came down and the water came up. Where the water would previously drain along a natural water way parallel...

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Toogoom Storms 17 October 2017

Toogoom Storms and Flash Floods 17 October 2017 Important note after travelling through floodwater in the Toogoom area and especially between Craignish and Toogoom please remember to wash down your vehicle immediately as the floodwater is mixed with tidal saltwater After days and days of heavy rain at around 400 ml the causeway or salt flats between Toogoom and Craignish has been dangerously close to being flooded over to the point of being closed on the evening of 17th of October 2017. The rains have been relentless in downpours and left many low lying areas underwater. Yesterday 16/10/17 Torbanlea Piabla...

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Toogoom Then and Now

Toogoom Beachfront The Esplanade Toogoom 1930's

Toogoom, Then and Now Toogoom then and now. For the new arrival, Toogoom appears to be drenched in tranquillity while at the same time showing a capacity for renewal and replenishment, continual energy, and creativity. Toogoom's emergence as a residential area began in the 1970s, following the development of the Hervey Bay coast between Point Vernon and Urangan. To get to understand the real Toogoom, new and old residents alike really need to step backward in time, into the mid 1800’s, into the log stockades of early settlement. The following information was copied from framed photo the writer found displayed...

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