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What's Old in the Big Volcano? 

Stack 2008

For current updates see What's New in th Big Volcano?

22 December, 2008

General Information about Australia, including climate, commerce, hazards and driving (with distance tables and tips), and introduction to the region "About this Region", extensively updated, with additional links to

Cudgen Holiday Rental (Kingscliff Professionals)  Huge 6 bedroom farm house only 5 mins from Kingscliff and beach. Room for the family, friends & pets. This house sleeps 12-14 people. 4 x queen beds, 4 x single beds and queen size futon.  Two bathrooms, huge rumpus and living rooms. Views from every window in house. Great for family functions. Huge verandah overlooking tweed mountains. This property is pet friendly with tons of room to run around. Vacancies for late christmas bookings.

8 December, 2008

Limpinwood Lodge  Three private chalets nestled in tranquil rainforest. Perfect for a honeymoon or cosy romantic escape for couples wanting to relax, unwind and discover the region.  Fully self catering with double spa baths on private verandahs.  2,3 and 5 night packages available.  From AUD $249 p.n. midweek

2 December, 2008

The Lions Road Scenic Link. In 1969, the NSW government rejected the building of a connection road between NSW and QLD north of Kyogle, so the local community, under the auspice of the local Lions Club, decided to do it themeselves. A world class scenic drive is the result.

Akasha Beach Retreat Byron Bay Filomena and Frank, previously of Malacchi Range Retreat, now have a stunning Byron Bay beach house .  Available for exclusive weekly holiday rentals, yoga retreats and pampering packages for couples and small groups (4-6 people only).

Traps Wireworks. Web site updated.  Animal traps, trapping supplies and animal control products, including Sherman (Elliott style) folding traps, ideal for field studies.  Also rigid cage traps for native animal relocations and furry pests, soft catch traps and control sticks for canines and foxes, cat traps, bird traps and nets, animal rescue products and snake handling tools.

29 July, 2008

Privacy Policy created, online documents, Human History, and Stories design updated, and some minor content updates to other pages.

11 July, 2008

Air T&G Helicopter Services Exclusive heli tours of the Byron Bay, Ballina, Northern Rivers region.  Helicopters anywhere, everytime.  Choose from our coastal and hinterland tours.  Or surprise that someone special with our exclusive sunset/sunrise champagne flights.  Weddings, corporate transfers and custom flights also available.

25 June, 2008

Mountain Trek Adventures now offers visiting student groups and educational study tour options to the Gold Coast hinterland.

Mount Warning B&B Retreat New photos and tariffs updated.   With Tweed River access, this retreat is just 5 minutes drive from Mount Warning National Park.   Choose from couples only rooms in the homestead, a family size self contained flat, or a yurt and camping sites.  An colourful and rustic outdoor campers kitchen and hot shower block is also available, at this affordable "home away from home" guesthouse set on 5 acres.

27 May, 2008

Mavis's Kitchen  Set on a beautiful 25 acre farmland, Mavis's Kitchen, uses fresh and organic produce to serve simple, home cooked and unpretentious dishes in this beautiful environment. Open for Lunch - Wednesday to Sunday from 11am, and Dinner - Friday & Saturday from 5.30pm, reservations recommended. Please come visit.

Tweed Shire Council off Leash Dog Exercise areas added to pet friendly accommodation directory.

17 May, 2008

Kallora Country Retreat.  AAT 4 star rated. Check availability with real-time availability or make an online secure booking, at this couples only bed and breakfast, with magnificent views over the Currumbin Valley in the Gold Coast hinterland, just 15 minutes from Gold Coast Airport and beaches.

18 April, 2008

New listings for Weekend and Farmers markets pages.

12 March, 2008

Barkers Vale Country is the nearest accomodation to the World Heritage Listed Border Ranges National Park, and offers couples only Bed & Breakfast accommodation, just a short distance away from the Kyogle and Nimbin.

27 January, 2008

Accessible Accommodation, B&B, Couples only, Guesthouses and Uki - Mt Warning locality pages.

17 January, 2008

Based in Ballina, Get Lost 4WD Tours offers personalised nature based day tours through National Parks and places of interest in the Northern Rivers.  Overnight and exteneded tours through the putback also arranged.

14 January, 2008

Wych-Wood Forest Escape.  Site updated.  Escape to nature and experience the magic that is Wych-Wood Forest Escape. Give yourself that special treat and relax in exclusive forest studio cottages, one with Mt Warning views, at this secluded "couples only" hideaway located just 30 minutes from the Gold Coast.

For prior updates, see What's Old in the Big Volcano? - Stack 2007

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