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Meeting Uncle Fred

Yarning with Uncle Fred

Against the backdrop of the significant and sacred Carnarvon Gorge in Queensland, I yarn with Uncle Fred Conway, an Elder of the Bidgera people and Ranger at the Gorge. Fred talks about growing up on a mission, why he returned to the gorge and his hopes for a reconciled Australia.

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Towering cliffs Carnarvon Gorge

Deeper Travel: The Enchantment of Carnarvon Gorge

A lot of water, wind and 27 million years has carved out the dramatic monument of Carnarvon Gorge. Hundreds of metres below the tableland of its protective basalt cap, I’m in my element getting survival tips from local elder, Fred Conway.     I could feel the previous day’s 23 kilometre hike pull in my thighs as […]

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Adventure Race Australia Noosa Hinterland, Queensland

Having a Go at Adventure Racing

If you like the idea of adventure racing but have been put off by its hard core reputation, there are ways you can get a taste of the challenge without taking on the full event. Adventure racing is not the domain of the revved-up-tough as formula one driver, hardcore adventure racer, and all round fitty […]

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