Dear ExplorOz Reader,
The district of Noorama (near
Cunnamulla, Qld) dates back to the 1880's and is rich in pastoral
history. The Noorama Picnic Races has been an annual event here for 40
years and for visitors comes gift wrapped with famous bush hospitality.
This year, Race day promises a feast of entertainment and the Race Club
extends a special invitation to readers of ExplorOz.com. There's plenty
of area to camp with hot showers and toilets at the grounds, as well as
a complimentary breakfast next morning.
Win money at the gate based
on luck; be one of the best dressed man or woman for more rewards;
roving magicians and wizards have a pied piper affect on all the
children; and the quality racing is recognized with trophies for the
most successful trainer, jockey and owner of the day. The event will
continue into the evening with the patrons invited to enjoy the live
band and clay pan boogey - plenty of dust flys during the boot scootin -
jitter buggin. A fully stocked bar operates well into the evening and
there's catering on course all day, including an excellent evening meal.
Enthusiastic crowds, the high standard of racing , strong sponsorship
and a dedicated committee, all contribute to making the annual Noorama
Picnic Races a day to remember.
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see the following new features added:
is now interactive, enabling you to
photos for existing
new Places (text,
waypoints and photos)
index page now
also contains a LATEST UPDATES button.
Please appreciate that this
system will be more useful as a resource to others if you can provide
the GPS coordinates, altitude and some nicely worded and keyed text so
give a little thought to your submission. However, the only mandatory
fields required are: Name, State and Type of Point. The system will
alert us to all updates, which will be verified by us so please feel
confident to have a go!
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page that explains the workings of the automotive diesel engine and especially, the fundamental
differences between diesel and petrol engines.
The article looks at
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this Place Competition
Wow, some people really know
the Places of Australia! We are amazed at how quickly some of the Places
are being guessed. As you may have noticed, the competition photo is
usually what we determine to be the most unusual, and it is not until a
correct answer is guessed, that the mystery Place will be become visible
in the Places system with a new main photo (the most obvious) will be
featured, along with up to 8 photos and all supporting information. Why
not take a browse around the 31
competitions and see what information has been entered into Places
as a result of these submissions. To submit pics to the competition
- we no longer need to be emailed the pics, simply upload via adding a new Place to thePlaces system.
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regards from David, Michelle, Jackie, Joey, and Kerry
The ExplorOz Team