Australian Baseball League

The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is a professional baseball league in Australia. The league is governed by the Australian Baseball Federation (ABF). Season: November-February Official spin: “A landmark partnership between Baseball Australia, Major League Baseball, and the Australian Sports Commission, the ABL features a 45-game season and serves to elevate baseball’s profile on the Australian …

NAIDOC Week 2018

  The NAIDOC Committee have announced the theme for #NAIDOC2018: ‘Because of her, we can!’ NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2018 dates: July 8-15. Hashtag: #NAIDOC2018 Details: http://www.indigenous.gov.au/news-and-media/announcements/naidoc-2018-because-her-we-can http://www.naidoc.org.au Facebook   Statement by National NAIDOC Co-Chairs Dr Anne Martin & Mr Ben Mitchell …

Songlines

Songlines are the oldest living narrative of Australia, and will be the focus for the 2016 NAIDOC Week celebrations. Songlines are intricate maps of land, sea and country. They describe travel and trade routes, the location of waterholes and the presence of food. In many cases, Songlines on the earth are mirrored by sky Songlines, …

NAIDOC Week

Lingo Card NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Key Links http://www.naidoc.org.au local-naidoc-events-calendar-now-open NAIDOC History Facebook Wiki Naidoc Planeta.com Songlines: The living narrative of Australia Our Languages Matter: NAIDOC Week 2017 NAIDOC Week 2018

Recommended Listening: 2017 Boyer Lectures

Recommended Listening Many of our favorite podcasts come by way of Australia’s Radio National: Future Tense, Off Track and Late Night Live educate and inspire. Another favorite is much less frequent and is about to begin streaming — presenting the Boyer Lectures. Hashtag: #Boyers2017 Each year since 1959, the ABC has sparked national discussion about critical …

Green Globe Awards 2017

New South Wales, Australia – A diverse range of innovative projects from across the state have been highlighted in this year’s winning line-up for the Green Globe Awards. Hashtag: #GreenGlobeAwards Winners Sydney Institute of Marine Science (and UNSW) is the winner of the 2017 #greenglobeawards Natural Environment Award. Their innovative project Operation Crayweed has reversed the extinction of large …

Cradle Mountain

Photo: Tatters, Cradle Mountain Tasmania – Cradle Mountain is the iconic gateway to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and is located in the Central Highlands region. At 1,545 metres (5,069 feet) above sea level, it is the fifth-highest mountain in Tasmania and is one of the principal tourist sites in the state. The area around the …

Wombats

October 22 is World Wombat Day, hashtag #WorldWombatDay YouTube Twitter Moment Wombats have square poop and backwards pouches Embedded Tweets Why do wombats have cube-shaped excrement? https://t.co/0ohQ8RAQUj More on the wombat in BHL https://t.co/XSJPdqbIUC pic.twitter.com/kPdAWGQ4sS — BHL (@BioDivLibrary) May 6, 2016 Wiki Wombats Planeta.com #WildOz

Wildlife Tourism Australia Hangout

Poster Join us for our online video conversation with Wildlife Tourism Australia October 18, 4pm Las Vegas, October 19, 9am Brisbane, 10am Launceston. We will be talking with with Ronda Green and members of Wildlife Tourism Australia. We will issue a challenge to find WTA members on the social web (starting with Facebook, Twitter, ) …