"A LITTLE ABOUT LAIDLEY" Laidley by Tattugran

Laidley Travel Guide: 16 reviews and 22 photos


Laidley is a rural shire of 694 sq kms with a population of approximately 13,500, located 85 kms west of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Long before white settlement, the area around Laidley was occupied by the Kitabul tribe of Aborigines. The Kitabul were one of six tribes known as the Birren people who had a share in the area west of the Darling Downs.
Evidence of their long occupation is to be found in many areas including engravings showing the Rainbow Serpent and other symbols of the Spirit World near Black Duck Creek.
Today, Laidley Shire continues to experience strong growth and is changing from predominantly rural to a more closely settled rural residential environment.
Today Laidley is known for its produce in the area. They farm all verieties of fruit and vegetables that are transported Australia wide .as well as other stuff like vegetables[http://www.lockyervalley.com/index.html] Lockyer Valley


Since this is my home page I thought "why not put a picture of my home up here" so here it is .the place I call home


Well this is our back yard. When you take a walk around here you never know what you will find....lizards snakes frogs In the early morning you just may come across some Kangaroos or bunnies.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:The laidback lifestyle. The friendly people.
  • Cons:the heat in summer...... can reach about 40deg C
  • In a nutshell:country living .... relaxing, friendly people
  • Intro Updated Apr 15, 2007
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  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    May 19, 2013 at 4:00 AM

    G Mapped Laidley, so my old home town was an hour away from Johannesburg and about 11 hours from Port Elizabeth,
    Laidley was like Warmbaths or Brits which we visited often ;-)))

  • Faiza-Ifrah's Profile Photo
    Jun 1, 2009 at 7:28 PM

    hello mystery member # 3. this is a very nice homepage. i liked the attractions. many of them are just for me.

  • Gillybob's Profile Photo
    Apr 5, 2009 at 2:05 AM

    Be sure to hit Ha Long Bay as well as Tam Coc. I, personally, felt Mai Chau was just built for tourists but the drive is really nice - great scenery. Gillybob greetings

  • balhannah's Profile Photo
    Nov 25, 2008 at 2:06 PM

    Hi, Saw your comment on Langkawi so had to check out your site. We love Laidley, nearly settled there ourselves years ago, still visit yearly.

  • stevemt's Profile Photo
    Sep 6, 2008 at 7:05 PM

    Love the Laidley pages, must come and investigate more fully some day

  • Toshioohsako's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2008 at 1:59 AM

    very nice nature photo.

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Dec 18, 2007 at 7:11 PM

    Great tips!

  • pattypoo's Profile Photo
    May 21, 2007 at 12:38 PM

    Hi Vicky, Is that your beautiful house realy?.It is massive and the garden or out back i would love it. My first ever experience to Australia was WA. Paraburdoo amazing and it looks as if you live i such a place..lucky you and your warrior. xxx

  • deecat's Profile Photo
    Apr 14, 2007 at 6:16 PM

    Always grand to visit a hometown of the person. Yours is very well presented. Love your enthusiasm, insights, and glorious photographs, especially of the hot air balloon ride.

  • kymbanm's Profile Photo
    Jan 25, 2007 at 6:43 AM

    When it's hot here, which it hasn't been for a while now ... I sleep with an ice pack, fan, and chamomile tea (iced of course) ... might that help?

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