Australia

Photo: Ron Mader, Channon Market (2007) Publisher’s Note: Prior to Responsible Travel Week (February 13-19) Planeta.com is looking for case studies and examples of responsible / conscious / eco / sustainable tourism in Australia. Please let us know in comments on this page or via Twitter addressed to @ronmader. Wiki Places Australia ACT – Canberra New …

Tasmania

Tasmania is Australia’s island state, located 240 kilometers (150 miles) to the south of the Australian continent (nicknamed the North Island), separated by Bass Strait. The state capital and largest city is Hobart. Wiki More information about Tasmania on the Planeta Wiki

South Australia

South Australia is Australia’s third-largest state covering 984,400 square kilometers (380,000 square miles). The majority of the state’s population live in Adelaide. GEOLOGY South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is home to the oldest rocks on the planet. Geoscience Australia used a specialised microprobe known to identify rocks that are more than 3 billion years old. COORONG …

Queensland

Photo: Ron Mader, Cows in Queensland Queensland has a bit of everything, including the Gold Coast’s subtropical rainforests, the Great Barrier Reef and Fraser Island. Prominent cities are Brisbane and Cairns. Pay attention to smaller towns such as Cooktown. Geography Queensland is Australia’s second-largest state. The state is divided by the Tropic of Capricorn. Natural …