Author Archives: reefwalk
While waiting at the support vehicle Nick met Lindy who had been to the Bob Irwin meeting earlier in the week. She invited us to stay with her and her husband David on her property just a few klms from … Continue reading
9am Thursday 27th and almost twenty people enjoyed breakfast at Mary Who Bookshop before 13 of us walked out of Townsville to Alligator Creek. The day was sunny but a cool breeze made it pleasant walking. It was so great … Continue reading
After a successful evening with Bob Irwin at Reef Headquarters Rosalie, Nick, Nicole and Olive caught the ferry to Magnetic Island where we were met by Marie. Nicole and Olive left us to have their holiday and Rosalie, Nick and … Continue reading
Townsville came out to welcome and honour June and her fellow walkers to the capital of the north. A welcome party on The Strand, saw the Deputy Mayor, Verne Veitch, officially welcome June and commend the efforts that she was … Continue reading
Last night’s information session was part of Bob Irwin’s speaking tour, supported by the Australian Marine Conservation Society . Lots of people came and it was really informative. The scale of planned industrial developments in the reef is shocking. For the short term gain of … Continue reading
The walkers left Mutarnee early on Friday morning 21st June, headed to Toomulla Beach. Meanwhile Premier Newman had heard that a clandestine group, an unholy alliance of non-government agencies were trying to shut down Queensland’s coal industry.
Nicole and Olive from Cairns re-joined us at Bluewater for the walk to outskirts of Townsville. A lovely sunny day and we were greeted and supported by many drivers. One car stopped by the road and a delightful couple from Bluewater … Continue reading
After our visit to Rollingstone School this morning we visited Mutarnee School this afternoon. It was a beautiful little school with 13 pupils today. They were very interested in the Reefwalk and the details of how far we walked each … Continue reading
What a great morning we had visiting Rollingstone Primary School. The school has 70 students prep to year 7, in three classrooms. The first group, years 1,2,3 were well prepared for us and presented us with many cards of thanks. “Our … Continue reading
Hi I’m Rosalie. I joined the Reefwalk at Ingham Railway Station where I was met by June, Jane and Kerry waving Reefwalk flags. I knew straight away I was in for an exciting and inspiring 8 week journey, meeting people, sharing stories, … Continue reading
After a very busy but exciting few days in Mission Beach we walked out yesterday morning with nine supporters chanting and proudly carrying banners.
Pigeons for the Reef Babinda