Woomera, South Australia

Photo: Mick Stanic, Rocket Park Spotlight on Woomera Village, a town located in the Far North region of South Australia, approximately 446 kilometers north of Adelaide. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/bskeGjXLNjvYmXF47 Recommended Listening Space Junk – Join Maria Miranda and Norie Neumark on a road trip to Woomera in search of space junk. Weaving together the grief …

Eucalyptus, aka Eucalypts

Images: Biodiversity Heritage Library Wikipedia: Eucalyptus is a genus of nearly nine hundred species of flowering trees, shrubs or mallees in the myrtle family, Myrtaceae commonly known as eucalypts. Plants in the genus Eucalyptus have bark that is smooth, fibrous or stringy, leaves with oil glands, and sepals and petals that are fused to form …

Go Away (Australia)

Logo Go Away segments show why not to travel to Tamworth, Launceston, Cairns, Melbourne, Byron Bay, Kalgoorlie, and Sydney. Playlist Launceston And by quaint, I mean a shithole. Wouldn’t you rather be the mayor of Hobart? Cairns Have you ever licked a cane toad? Just like the Great Barrier Reef, Cairns is dead. Melbourne tk …

Hard Chat (Australia)

Logo Recommended Viewing: Tom Gleeson’s Hard Chat Playlist Tom Gleeson Background “Go Away” and “Hard Chat” are segments of the ABC satirical television news program The Weekly with Charlie Pickering. Twitter @nonstoptom Embedded Tweets Adam Gilchrist throws the current Aussie cricket team under the bus in this hard chat with Tom Gleeson. #TheWeekly pic.twitter.com/FaDtZoipg3 — …

Late Night Live (Australia)

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Late Night Live – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/ – a Monday-Thursday evening (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight) conversations spanning the globe with Phillip Adams. Key Links Late Night Live Past Programs In Bed With Phillip iTunes (Separate Stories) Twitter @LNLonRN, @PhillipAdams_1 About the program: Affectionately known as ‘the little wireless program’, Late Night …

South Australia Links

South Australia Flag Links related to South Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: New Features Kangaroo Island Woomera Events March Womadelaide – @WOMADelaide – Facebook – Green and Global October Adelaide Festival of Ideas – @ideasadelaide Headlines Climate change threatening tourism in SA, says Climate Council Professor Lesley Hughes Life on the Line: Farming against …

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 …

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. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/DhHrTbVPCZ4oZfJQ7 Geology South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is home to some of the oldest rocks on the planet. Geoscience Australia used a specialized microprobe known to identify …

Cancelled – National Eucalypt Day: Nature Journaling Workshop with Paula Peeters

Photo: Brisbane City Council Cancelled. For friends in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Discover nature journaling amongst the eucalypts. Artist, ecologist, and writer Paula Peters (@paperbark_) leads a journey of artistic and empathetic creation in the city’s Botanic Gardens. In Australia March 23 is National Eucalypt Day and on March 21 the city of Brisbane hosts a …