Ayr is a town in Queensland, Australia near the delta of the Burdekin River, named after the Scottish town of Ayr by the settlers from the United Kingdom. It is within the Burdekin Shire, which produces the most sugar cane per square kilometre in Australia utilising underground water supplies and water from the Burdekin Dam to irrigate crops when rains fail.
A wide variety of sports are played in Ayr, including Touch football, which is competitive and draws an increasing number of participants each year, Rugby League, Rugby Union, Soccer, tennis and golf. Netball and Table Tennis (ping pong) are also popular. The Ayr Surf Life Saving club is a small yet highly established club boasting a number of past and present skilled members and competitors.
Ayr Railway Station is the town's rail transit stop. Regular services run from Brisbane to Cairns, via Ayr, Townsville and all stations to Cairns.
Fish life swarming over the wreck of the Yongala
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