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Named after the aboriginal word for 'red ant' and renowned for its towering peanut silos, Kingaroy is home to several quality wineries located both in town and scattered through the surrounding countryside. From shiraz to chardonnay, the range is wide and quality is high. This rich agricultural area is producing a host of gourmet delights, including olives and cheeses, to complement the wines and more traditional crops such as peanuts!
A Kookaburra with its prey. "Kookaburra" is an eastern Aboriginal word that, like many Noongar bird names, mimics the bird's chortling cry. According to one Aboriginal story, the kookaburras' morning chorus was a signal for the sky people to light the great fire of the sun that illuminates and warms the earth.
Kirribili Point in Sydney Harbor - The name Kirribilli is derived from an Aboriginal word Kiarabilli, which means 'good fishing spot'. Kirribilli is one of Australia's older suburbs, with the first land grants in the area being granted by the colonial government during the 1790s. The Prime Minister's house on the point sits on land valued at fourteen million.