Thursday Island

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Ferry Transport In Queensland - TMR Regions - Far North
... Torres Strait ferry services are focused on Thursday Island ... Peddell's Ferry has a service from Seisia to Thursday Island ... From Cairns, Fitzroy Island, 25 km offshore from Cairns, can be reached by Sunkist Ferry Services, Raging Thunder Ferry Services and Sunlover Ferry Services and Green Island National Park, 27 km offshore from Cairns ...
RMS Quetta - Disaster
... Destined for Thursday Island, the ship turned into the Adolphus Channel to round the Cape York Peninsula ... struck an uncharted rock in the middle of the channel near Albany Island ... two boats came together and those aboard were placed on the nearest island ...
Buddhism In Australia - History
... involved in the pearling industry in northern Australia, reaching an estimate of 3600 on Thursday Island, and also in Broome and Darwin, Northern Territory ... A community was believed to exist on Thursday Island in 1876 ... of Buddhism in Australia are two bodhi trees planted on Thursday Island in the 1890s, although the temple which once stood there no longer does ...
The Red Room Company - Public Projects
... Brisbane and Darwin, and from secondary school students in Perth, Darwin and Thursday Island, as the project charted a seafaring odyssey up the East and West coasts of ... vessels from October to November 2009, travelling from all five ports, to Thursday Island in the Torres Strait ... The bags were met on Thursday Island by the local community, and The Red Room Company was there to hold a school poetry workshop and to film the reception ...

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