Alice Springs

Photo: Royston Rascals, Football Alice Springs is a community of thirty thousand people. Alice Springs Government Alice Desert Festival Solar Center http://www.abc.net.au/rural/content/2012/s3620832.htm http://www.tjanpi.com.au – https://www.facebook.com/Tjanpi – @Tjanpi Alice Springs: the capital of remote Australia Headlines http://www.ntnews.com.au/lifestyle/weekend-escapes-from-alice-springs/news-story/369631f09d2b149cf0735cd56f0ecfb7 – https://twitter.com/phillippabutt/status/824780613173391360 POI http://alicespringstelegraphstation.com.au – https://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g255063-d256787-Reviews-Alice_Springs_Telegraph_Station_Historical_Reserve-Alice_Springs_Red_Centre_Northe.html http://www.alicespringsdesertpark.com.au TripAdvisor http://www.tripadvisor.com/Hotel_Review-g255063-d1537409-Reviews-Bed_Breakfast_Pathdorf-Alice_Springs_Red_Centre_Northern_Territory.html Rainbow Valley is 100 kilometers southeast of Alice Springs Mountain …

Planet Ark Hosts Australia’s National Recycling Week

Poster Australia – Planet Ark hosts National Recycling Week November 12-18. Key Links From Waste War to Recycling Reboot Report https://recyclingnearyou.com.au/nationalrecyclingweek/research/2018/#HDWKTRW-Section From Waste War to Recycling Reboot Report Key Findings https://planetark.org/campaigns/nrw.cfm https://recyclingnearyou.com.au https://recyclingnearyou.com.au/nationalrecyclingweek/research/2018 HP Australia Environmental Sustainability Study 2018 https://www.facebook.com/events/1569022466534537 Key Findings: Council Issues (survey of 180 local councils) Top recycling mistakes Soft plastics in …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Buzzwords Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest known, indigenous.’ …

Australia’s Four Corners

Logo Australia – Since 1961, Four Corners – https://www.abc.net.au/4corners – has been exposing scandals, triggering inquiries, firing debate and confronting taboos. Excellence in journalism and film-making has earned international recognition, winning 44 Walkley Awards, 16 Logies and an array of other international awards. Take a look at the best journalism from the 50th anniversary special …

ABC News Australia

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Prime Minister’s Bus Tour Not a Bus Tour

Photo Coverage and reactions to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s bus tour / not a bus tour of Queensland, Australia Also see: ghost bus Headlines https://www.themonthly.com.au/blog/mungo-maccallum/2018/12/2018/1541984096/scomo-express-backfires https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/ghost-bus-the-scomo-express-hits-the-runway-rather-than-the-road-20181105-p50e2g.html Round and round: the perennial appeal of the campaign bus More video https://www.abc.net.au/insiders/the-scomo-express/10486022 Embedded Tweets Looking forward to hitting the road in Qld this week and keeping Australia …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Indigenous Cultural and Intellectual Property Events January 26 – Survival Day, Invasion Day, Australia Day May – June is National Reconciliation Week June 3 Mabo Day July 8-15 https://planeta.com/naidoc2018 NAIDOC Week August Garma Garma Festival 2018 September 6 Indigenous Literacy …

Yarra River

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Yarra Wikipedia: The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River,(Aboriginal: Berrern, Birr-arrung, Bay-ray-rung, Birarang, Birrarung, and Wongete) is a perennial river in east-central Victoria, Australia. The lower stretches of the river are where the city of Melbourne was established in 1835 and today Greater Melbourne dominates and influences the landscape of …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018

Photo: Tasmanian Devil This week, October 28-31, Wildlife Tourism Australia holds its conference and Planeta.com will be up transforming this preview page into an exciting recap. We are also curating this Twitter moment. The conference – Wildlife tourism values and challenges: balancing the needs of wildlife, tourists, operators and residents – takes place in Tasmania. …