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Moreton Bay And Islands Queensland Australia

Moreton Bay is situated on the east coast of Australia which is at a distance of 45 km from Queensland. The Bay is popular for its fish market and is one of the most important coastal sources of Queensland. The Bay is also a runway for many shipping channels. Ferries, barges and water-taxis are always found functional in the area.

The area remained to be a dispute between European and Australian inhabitants in the past because of its biodiversity, large areas of sandbanks, and extremely important habitats. The dugong is only found at this bay. It is often called as Logoonal because of the existence of barrier islands restricting the flow. The shallow depth of the Bay supports the growth of a diverse range of fauna and a range of different marine plants. The bay covers an area of 1,532-kilometer square.

Moreton Island

Moreton Island is under the supervision of Moreton Island National Park. Saint Helena Island National Park and Moreton Bay Marine Park are situated at the Bay. IN 1971, Parts of Moreton Bay was listed as a wetland with International Importance by Ramsar Wetland Convention.

Sandbanks are everywhere on Moreton Bay in between Skirmish Point on Bribie Island and Tangalooma.
Recreational fishing is a part of the history of the Bay and thousands of people participate annually in the competition Moreton Bay Classic Fishing Run. The participation forms are available online.

Moreton Bay Activities

Tourists are attracted to water sports such as wind-surfing, water skiing; get skiing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. Snorkeling is especially famous in Tangalooma. Another well-known competition is Inter-club Bay Cruise. It is held in September attracting more than 90 competitors. It is the biggest marine event that is held in Queensland.

As much as 25% of Australia’s species of birds nest in the healthiest region of Moreton Bay which has mudflats and wetlands. 50,000 birds visit the bay annually, reflecting its importance and culture. 1% of the Moreton Bay consists of Coral Reef. Many species of fishes such as Sharks, dugongs, turtles, dolphins, and whales can also be found here. The area is also known for its anglers. Slipper Lobster or Moreton Bay Bug makes an appetizing dish for visitors.

 

Sydney Opera House Most Famous Performing Art Center

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Sydney Opera house is the multipurpose venue for performing arts in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. This place is built by an architect named Jorn Utzon from Denmark and opened in 1973 after winning a design competition in 1957, and also there is Joseph Cahill that New South Wales government provides the opportunity to build Sydney Opera house in 1958. The decision to choose the Jorn Utzon design is often associated with a problem that ever happened before.

The Sydney Opera house has become one of the World Heritage on 28 June 2007 decided by UNESCO. Sydney Opera house is also one of the most distinctive buildings and the most famous of the 20th century as a performing arts center in the world. Sydney Opera house located close to the Sydney Harbour Bridge or known as Bennelong Point. Sydney Opera house surrounded by Sydney central business district, Sydney cove Harbor, and Royal Botanic Gardens inland on three sides.

Sydney Opera house is one of the world’s busiest arts center performances, as more than 1500 performances take place every year in this place. It’s attended by approximately 12 million people each year. Sydney Opera house is a place of many shows including Opera Australia, The Australian Ballet, Sydney Theater Company, and Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

Sydney Opera house also a place that has the most popular visitor attractions in Australia, with more than seven million visits every year. This Sydney Opera house now managed by Sydney Opera House Trust under the New South Wales Department of art.

Sydney Opera house built from the ground area of 4 acres of land. And it has a shell roof structure. It is a place of work for some performance below such as The Concert Hall, with 2679 chairs, which is the house of Sydney Symphony Orchestra and another concert. The Theater Opera is a Theater Proscenium with 1507 chairs, usually used by Opera Australia and The Australian Ballet. The theater Drama is the place with 544 available chairs, used by Teatre Sydney Company. And there is the playhouse, the studio, Utzon room, and the forecourt.

It also provides facilities such as record studios, cafes, restaurants, bars, and retail outlets. The tour guide will usually lead us to go to every place there, from the front of the stage to the backstage to see the place that was usually reserved for the cast and crew members staging.

Sydney Opera House and Skyline, Sydney, Australia