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cane toads

Since…….. Yes, the week before last I was talking to you about fire ants and the danger they pose to Australia. Indeed, one source described them as the greatest ecological threat this country has seen since…………….. This ugly little critter. Of course, it is the cane toad. Before I tell you about the cane toad [...]

rolf

One of my readers in the UK has requested that I do a post about the bad stuff. He says I’m making Australia look like paradise and it’s making him depressed. He needs cheering up, but he’s read about….

snake

Update: A Warning Do not try this at home! I have had several people contact me, including born and bred Aussies and one or two snake experts, and on reflection what I do in this video is really stupid. Many snakes in Australia are extremely dangerous and can kill, and snake identification isn’t straightforward, even [...]

dwarf crowned snake

….. and that’s a dead one! A lot of people have this opinion, but it’s not one that I subscribe to here on BobinOz. In fact, since arriving in Australia I’ve been quite fascinated by snakes to the point where I now think I like them. Perhaps that line of thinking may come back and [...]

snake

We are now in the middle of spring here in Australia, but right now in Brisbane it very much feels like summer. Temperatures this month have mostly been between 25° and 30°C each day. A quick look at a weather website confirms that the highest temperature so far this month in Brisbane has been 32.2°C [...]

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We’ve been spending the last few weeks preparing for summer. Yes, every year as the weather warms up there are certain precautions that may not ‘need’ doing, but it’s a good idea if you do. So far we’ve had… Preparing for Summer Part One: Mosquitoes Preparing for Summer Part Two: Severe Weather Today we will [...]

Guy Fawkes

As regular readers will know from one of my earlier posts, we don’t celebrate bonfire night here in Australia, and I’m sure we are not the only country that doesn’t celebrate it either. But it seems that Guy Fawkes might also be remembered perhaps for something different; Remember Remember the Fifth of November may soon [...]

CSG

This isn’t a “fun” post, but you do come here to read about what it’s really like to live in Australia, don’t you? Well, this is part of what it’s really like… Usually when I write posts here on BobinOz it’s to offer information, to inform people about life in Australia. But with today’s post [...]

FAQs

This page offers you quick links to the most frequently asked questions, some of which also appear on my pages, which I recommend you read, called Migration Advice and Visas. If you are looking to move to Australia, those two pages as well as the pages that are linked from them will help you a [...]

Queensland (QLD) is Australia’s second biggest state and covers an area of 1,727,200 km². If it were a country in its own right, it would be the 18th biggest in the world, just behind Libya. The UK could fit into it over 7 times and it is the same size as America’s biggest state, Alaska. [...]