Updated: May 14
One of the interesting and unusual themes of 'Chesapeake Estate' is that of the survivalist leanings of the original owner, Donald McDonald.
This theme has again become somewhat topical due to the development (and soon hopefully, the resolution) of the Covid-19 pandemic. Airlie Beach remains quiet and orderly, and I would assume it will remain that way until the current situation has ended. Elsewhere however, and particularly beyond Australian shores, the situation remains seriously on-edge.
There have been a number of relevant articles published in recent times, including: