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

South Australia

Photo: Royston Rascals, Heysen Trail 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 some of the oldest rocks on the planet. Geoscience Australia used a specialised microprobe known to identify rocks that are …

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 …

National Private Land Conservation Conference #PLCConf17

This Week: National Private Land Conservation Conference Hashtags: #PLCConf17, #privatelandconservation This week the Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) holds the 2017 National Private Land Conservation Conference in Hobart (October 18-20) at the Hobart Function and Conference Centre. Hosted by the Tasmanian Land Conservancy, the conference theme will be Valuing Nature. Conversations will encompass conservation, culture, community and commerce, with topics including sustainable financing, …

The Channon Market

Photo The Channon is one of the world’s best markets. More than 220 stallholders display and sell wares, produce and crafts. Scattered around Coronation Park, The Channon is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. The market is both alcohol-free and pet-free. The Channon (a local aboriginal term for the Burrawang palm, a type of …

Tasmania

Photo: Tatters, Du Cane Hut 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. Another major hub for travel is Launceston. Photos Wiki Tasmania Planeta.com Hobart Launceston Australia

Launceston

Photo Launceston is a city in the north of Tasmania, Australia at the junction of the North Esk and South Esk rivers where they become the Tamar River (Kanamaluka). Exploring the Kanamaluka Planeta.com Australia Tasmania Cradle Mountain