Kangaroo Island

Photo: Royston Rascals, Penneshaw Kangaroo Island is Australia’s third-largest island, after Tasmania and Melville Island. It lies in the state of South Australia 112 km (70 miles) southwest of Adelaide. 2020 Fire KANGAROO ISLAND FIRE: World famous tourist destination Southern Ocean Lodge, has been destroyed. Here are before and after pictures. Luckily, no one was …

Bushfires in Australia (2020)

MyWatch Screenshot @Landgate Rolling coverage of the bushfires in Australia Headlines The history of fire in Australia — and how it can help us face the bushfires of the future https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-02-03/inside-the-australian-bushfires-crisis/11890458 Tourism hit by bushfire crisis After the inferno Australia snubs Davos session on Australian fires – Politico Australia fires: A visual guide to the …

Scenic Rim

Photo: Tatterys, View from Mount Greville Australia – The Scenic Rim Region is a local government area in West Moreton region of South East Queensland. Established in 2008, it was preceded by several previous local government areas with histories extending back to the early 1900s and beyond. The main town of the region is Beaudesert. …

Wildlife Tourism Australia

Elsewhere on the Web Wildlife Tourism Australia – http://www.wildlifetourism.org.au – is a national organization promoting the sustainable development of a diverse wildlife tourism sector that supports conservation. Upcoming Events June 21-25, 2020 Wildlife Tourism Australia Conference Facebook Key Links wildlifetourism.org.au coming events Facebook @wildlife_aus Reports The Scenic Rim as an Environmentally-sustainable International Wildlife Destination Questions …

Brisbane

Photo: Museum Brisbane or ‘Brizzie’ is the capital and most populous city of Queensland. With a population of nearly 2 million, this is the third largest city in Australia. Brisbane has a humid subtropical climate. FYI – Brisbane has more species of plants, animals, and insects than any other capital city in Australia. Google Maps …

Perth

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema, Perth, Australia Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth largest city in Australia with an enviable standard of living. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/XVeLhtS68XAH9EzbA 2020 February 7-March 1 – Perth Festival acknowledges the Noongar people who remain the spiritual and cultural birdiyangara of this kwobidak boodjar. perthfestival.com.au – @perthfest perth-festival-review-week-of-indigenous-art-theatre-culture/11967498 Natural …

First Dog on the Moon

Facebook Avatar Elsewhere on the Web: Andrew Marlton, aka First Dog on the Moon – firstdogonthemoon.com.au – is the anarcho-marsupialist editorial cartoonist for Guardian Australia. Key Links firstdogonthemoon.com.au Shop Facebook @firstdogonmoon Features A cheery and helpful guide: How to be happy Elsewhere on the Web Radio National Guardian Awards In November 2012, Andrew Marlton won …

Echidnas

Photo: Paul Hitch/Parks Victoria Echidna = a spiny insectivorous egg-laying mammal with a long snout and claws, native to Australia and New Guinea Embedded Tweets We've been working strategically to scour #KangarooIsland plantations for fire survivors. There's very little life around, but in almost every region we somehow seem to find a koala or two …

Kakadu National Park

Photo: Jon Clark, Sunset Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park. Kakadu covers almost 20,000 square kilometers and is a place of enormous biodiversity. It extends from the coast and estuaries in the north through floodplains, billabongs and lowlands to rocky ridges and stone country in the south. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/QdEpuSniBwVGGdoF6 Kakadu National Park is Aboriginal …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Key Links: Parks Australia Parks Australia National Parks Facebook Flickr @Parks_Australia Recommended Listening If you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz …