12mm long yellow and black body with yellow tufts and an enlarged rear end shiny black with dramatic red tufts, white markings yellow tufts and some white hairs.
Eucalyptus leaf. Several different types of eucalyptus. Ranges from north Queensland to Tasmania on the east coast of Australia.
Pic #2 the tail looks a little bit like a ceremonial chinese dragon head. These caterpillars get quite large and very colorful. They can become as thick as an adult finger and maybe 100mm long. This could be the same creature 10 days later... http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/870... and here is the first instar http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/162...