We arrived in Australia on 2nd March 2011. Listed below are each stop, arrival dates and cycling distances – plus details of any talks, media interviews etc.
Brisbane – Wednesday 2nd March: Fly in from Auckland. Talks to Rotary Clubs of Brisbane Planetarium, Archerfield and Rocklea(Thurs). Interview with ABC Radio.
Narrangba – Sunday 6th (30 miles): BBQ with members of Caboolture Rotary Club.
Caloundra – Monday 7th (42 miles): Talk to Rotary Club of Caloundra (Tues).
Noosa – Tuesday 8th (35 miles): Talk to Rotary Clubs of Noosa Heads, Noosa and Noosa Heads Daybreak. Interview with Noosa News & Sunshine Coast Daily newspaper.
Gympie – Thursday 10th (15 miles): Presentation to joint meeting of Gympie and Gympie Cooloola Rotary Clubs (Thurs), presentation to final year students at Gympie High School (Fri). Interview with Gympie Times.
Rainbow Beach – Saturday 12th (50 miles)
Tin Can Bay – Sunday 13th (25 miles)
Maryborough – Monday 14th (48 miles): Interview with Coastline & Tourist Queensland newspaper.
Hervey Bay – Tuesday 15th (25 miles): ShelterBox display at Centro shopping centre, talk to Hervey Bay, Hervey Bay City and Hervey Bay Sunrise Rotary Club. Interviews with Fraser Coast Chronicle and Hervey Bay Independent newspapers.
Maryborough – Wednesday 16th (24 miles): Talk to Maryborough City Rotary Club
Kilkivan – Thursday 17th (62 miles)
Kingaroy – Friday 18th (60 miles): ShelterBox display in Kingaroy and evening with members of Kingaroy Rotary Club. Interview with South Burnett Times.
Bunya Mtns National Park – Sunday 20th (39 miles)
Dalby – Monday 21st (39 miles): Talk to Dalby Rotary Club
Toowoomba – Tuesday 22nd (73 miles): Talk to Toowoomba South Rotary Club (Tues). Interviews with WIN TV, Toowoomba Chronicle and ABC Radio Queensland. Visit to Toowoomba Grammar School.
Warwick – Thursday 24th (55 miles): BBQ with members of Warwick Rotary Club. Interview with Warwick Daily News.
Stanthorpe – Friday 25th (49 miles): Interview with Stanthorpe Border Post.
Tenterfield – Saturday 26th (42 miles): Meeting with members of Tenterfield Rotary Club
Glen Innes – Sunday 27th (60 miles)
Guyra – Monday 28th (44 miles): Talks to Guyra Rotary Club and Guyra Central School
Armidale – Tuesday 29th (24 miles): Talk to Armidale AM Rotary Club, visits to Duval High School & O’Connor College. Interviews with 2AD Radio and Prime TV News.
Tamworth – Thursday 31st (67 miles): Interview with Power FM Radio – Muswellbrook.
Quirindi – Friday 1st April (46 miles)
Muswellbrook – Saturday 2nd (64 miles): Display at Marketplace Shopping Mall
Singleton – Sunday 3rd (31 miles): BBQ with members of Singleton Rotary Club
Newcastle – Monday 4th (63 miles)
Bateau Bay – Wednesday 6th (41 miles), Thursday 7th (25 miles): Interviews with NBN Central Coast TV , ABC Central Coast Radio and Express Advocate newspaper. Talks to Gosford Public School and Rotary Clubs of Terrigal and Gosford North (Thurs).
Sydney – Sunday 10th (41 miles): Talk to Rotary Clubs of Kings Cross (Mon 11th) and Sydney Darling Harbour (Weds 13th). Visit to IH Sydney language school (Tues 12th).
Corrimal – Wednesday 13th (57 miles): Talk to Corrimal Rotary Club, interview with Illawarra Mercury newspaper.
Berry – Thursday 14th (44 miles): Talks to Rotary Clubs of Berry-Gerringong & Gerringong Sunrise (Thurs) and Shoalhaven Sunrise (Fri). ShelterBox display at Junction Court, Nowra (Sat).
Kiama – Sunday 17th (29 miles): ShelterBox display at Kiama Market (Sun), talk to Kiama Rotary Club (Mon), interview with Kiama Independent newspaper.
Depart Sydney on Wednesday 20th April for flight back to UK… and Part 3 of the journey!