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Gum Trees the silent keepers of Sydney Opera House

The Bennelong Twins

Nation salutes the strong, silent type

Bob Beale – Sydney Morning Herald
March 29, 2008

Paul Keating is right: Sydney was tapped on the shoulder by a rainbow when it got its amazing Opera House. We are right to celebrate it and be super-sensitive to its conservation and the integrity of its setting. Continue reading Gum Trees the silent keepers of Sydney Opera House

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The Spirit of Australia – Why?

“Spirit of Australia” 

In 1937 Harold Cazneaux photographed a red gum in Wilpena Pound, in South Australia’s Flinders Ranges. The photograph, titled The Spirit of Endurance, was reproduced on calendars and posters all over the world Continue reading The Spirit of Australia – Why?