Each time we take a group of Langports Students out to visit the Cherbourg community, we look forward to giving them a unique experience.
Why is it so unique?
To start with, we go inland, into the vast expanse of Australia’s Outback. The term Outback or Bush is given to the vast lands of wilderness that make up large parts of Australia. The ‘Bush’ that we drove through for about four hours, once we had left behind the outskirts of Brisbane, was mainly large expanses of grass dotted with trees or forest areas of eucalyptus gum trees.
When we had climbed up the ranges, we drove through Bunya tree forests until we reached the areaabout 20kms from Cherbourg that have been planted with vines and olive trees! Our final destination, Cherbourg, is situated in cleared farmland mainly laid to grass and trees.
Cherbourg was once an ‘Australian Mission’. This can be defined as a piece of land where Government officials could forcibly place Aboriginal people who had been removed from their lands to l...
My name is Tai and I come from Vietnam. I have been living at Student Central Apartments, in the center of Brisbane for over 3 months already.
My 2 roommates come from Germany and Chile. I love living in Student Central Apartments because this student residence has so many things to do. For example, my favorite floor is level 4. It has a swimming pool, pool table, BBQ area and ping pong. I spend most of the time with my friends on the weekend in there. Like last weekend, we had BBQ party, a lot of people from different country joined, some people swam, some played pool or ping pong. It was really good.
Besides level 4 floor, I spend my free time in level 21 where it has a study area and music room. I love playing piano, when I arrived Australia I thought I couldn’t have chance to play it until I come back to my country. But, luckily in the music room they have a piano and a guitar. So I usually play piano after school. And the study area is so good for studying because it is so quiet. I...