Over the weekend we stayed at an amazing place called Spicers Hidden Vale in the Australian Bush. It was truly amazing. The scenery was as picturesque as you can get. The property boats all kinds of wildlife including yep kangaroo’s, koalas and wallaby’s!
Hey all – They don’t call it sunny Queensland for nothing. The weather once we arrived to Queensland was wonderful, all sunny blue sky!The day in the Lockyer Valley started with a visit to a large scale commercial farm Rugby Farm is the largest supplier of vegetable to markets in Australia.. We had a chance… Continue reading A day in the Lockyer Valley
Hello All Can you imagine building an airport in 18th months? No never right? Well we flew into the brand new privately funded Wellcamp Airport in the Locyker Valley of sunny Queensland. Wow right? It gets even better the construction company Wagners privately funded the airport and built it with that eco-friendly low carbon concrete… Continue reading Toowoomba –
So the next day the rain finally let up a little. Well just enough for a nice visit with indigenous people at a place called Muru Mittigar. “Muru Mittigar means ‘Pathway to Friends’ in Darug language (Traditional Aboriginal custodians of our area). Muru Mittigar enables you to participate and interact with members of the… Continue reading Muru Mittigar
So concrete. As the rain continued to come down we continued with our program. Our day began with a stop at the University of New South Wales (UNSW)in Sydney. Our morning focus was on Eco friendly concrete or geo-polymer concrete. As you may know concrete is one of the top three carbon polluters on the… Continue reading Concrete & more rain
Baranga What? Barangaroo! Greeting to all. So Sydney had the most January rain ever while we where there. The trip has been progressing but there were times we are walking in absolute pouring down rain. On our second full day in Sydney we visited the global property firm lendlease. They are currently in the… Continue reading Barangaroo
Greeting to all from Australia! I have finally arrived in Sydney. My journey began several days ago with a quick drive up to Boston. Then a flight from Boston to Dubai and Dubai straight to Sydney. Thanks Again to Emirates for the wonderful flights. I was upgraded on both legs to business class which was… Continue reading Arrived!
Posted by: Megan C. Torrey, WACCT Executive Director I am excited to tell you that in a few days I will be leaving for Australia! I will be a member of the UConn Center for Business Education & Research (CIBER) Green Business Australia trip. The trip will focus on all aspects of sustainable business. There… Continue reading Follow My Trip to Australia !