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Nature on Your Doorstep

Story: Nature on Your Doorstep
Episode: 1
Presenter: Chrissy Morrissy
Air Date: 15th November 2020

The City of Stirling, renowned for its rolling surf and Instagram worthy sunsets, has a few other tricks up its sleeve.

  • Regular Coffee Company is the perfect spot to grab a coffee and a bite to eat before heading across the road to Star Swamp.
  • Star Swamp Bushland is 96 hectares of nature reserve that is well worth exploring.
  • The area has an interesting history. It used to be used as a quarantine station for camels and the 10th Light Horse Division set up camp there in WWI.
  • There are many walking trails throughout Star Swamp Bushland, as well as plenty of opportunities for bird watchers.
  • The Mt Flora Museum, built in 1935 as a water tank for residents, was used as a lookout by defence forces in WWII.
  • Inside the museum, there’s an impressive collection of memorabilia from life in the City of Stirling.
  • A vibrant mix of boutiques, eateries and bars can be found on Flora Terrace in North Beach.
  • The Queen’s former personal chef chose Flora Terrace as the location his signature restaurant.

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