The Djulirri Rock Shelter holds a wealth of Australian aboriginal art and heritage. Among the many spectacular rock art paintings are these images of 19th century vessels, documenting historical interactions with European colonists and Makassarese traders.
Miss Billie Samuels started on her attack on the women’s record from Sydney to Melbourne, held by Miss Valsa Barbour, at 10 o’clock yesterday morning. She will ride to a schedule which will bring her to the Melbourne G.P.O. at 2 p.m. on Saturday, a total time of 3 days 7 hours. This is about three hours faster than the present record. Miss Samuels provides for stoppages of about four hours in Goulburn (132 miles), five hours in Holbrook (333 miles), and five hours in Seymour, Victoria (501 miles), in addition to regular meal stoppages of about 30 to 40 minutes every 40 or 50 miles.
Miss Samuels arrived at Moss Vale at 4.39 p.m., almost 2 hours ahead of schedule time. She encountered rain from Camden to Moss Vale, but is looking fit. Miss Samuels resumed her ride three-quarters of an hour later.
Hutt Lagoon is a pink lake, a salt lake with a red or pink hue due to the presence of carotenoid-producing algae, in this case Dunaliella salina. About 50 hectares of Hutt Lagoon have been converted to ponds for growing and harvesting this algae, which is of commercial importance as a source of beta carotene. [Wikipedia]