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The hairy bush pea

Independent and FREE – 2021 Best Online Publication (Qld Country Press)

The hairy bush pea


The hairy bush pea

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River bliss

A stroll along the Maroochy River late in the afternoon is sheer delight. This Sunshine Coast postcard was taken by photographer Kelly McKay.

Cool chick

The Tawny Frogmouth is one of Australia's most loved birds. They can be hard to spot, but Lola Armstrong snapped this beautiful chick at More

Sweet victory

Kawana celebrates after a 2-0 victory over Woombye in the Sunshine Coast Premier Men's football grand final at Maroochydore. The team's moment of joy More

The hairy bush pea is a shrub that attracts butterflies, bees and birds. It makes an excellent “fill in” species for gardens and adds a splash of spring colour. Greg Miller snapped this one at the Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Gardens.


Beating the heat

The heat is on and the beach is the place to be. One of the region's most popular targets is Noosa, captured here by More

Coolum cockatoo

A black cockatoo enjoys a bird's-eye view of First Bay Coolum. The lovely coastal scene was captured by photographer Jodie Price of

High and mighty

One of the region's most imposing landforms, Mount Tibrogargan, is captured by Brendan Smith of