NAIDOC Week 2018

Poster The NAIDOC Committee have announced the theme for #NAIDOC2018: ‘Because of her, we can!’ NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2018 dates: July 8-15. Hashtag: #NAIDOC2018 Details: http://www.indigenous.gov.au/news-and-media/announcements/naidoc-2018-because-her-we-can http://www.naidoc.org.au Facebook Statement by National NAIDOC Co-Chairs Dr Anne Martin & Mr Ben Mitchell NAIDOC …

Cape York Tourism Plan 2016-2021

The Cape York Tourism Plan 2016-2021 was developed after broad consultation with stakeholders across the Cape, including Traditional Owners and Councils. It is a living document and will continue to evolve as the tourism industry and infrastructure in Cape York develop and new opportunities arise. Key Links http://www.tourismcapeyork.com http://www.tourismcapeyork.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/CY-TOURISM-ACTION-PLAN-2016_2021_FINAL.pdf Excerpt: About this plan   Consultation …

Dreamtime

Buzzwords Dreamtime = The “golden age” when the first ancestors were created. (Aboriginal Australia) Headlines http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-06-14/dream-mine-time-exhibit-shows-changing-nature-of-dreamtime-art/9861898 Embedded Tweets When white anthropologists began studying Aboriginal culture, they came up with the term "Dreamtime" to describe the mythology and history of Indigenous Australians. They couldn't have been more wrong. https://t.co/yuDU2EGXFF pic.twitter.com/wi0jxjLjCQ — ABC Perth (@abcperth) June 14, …

Sydney Links

Links related to Sydney, Australia Capital of New South Wales, Sydney has a population of 4.3 million. Founded in 1788, Sydney is the oldest European settlement in Australia. Time and Weather Sydney Weather Watch Sydney Weather – Wunderground Flickr Powerhouse http://www.smh.com.au/comment/property-values-drive-powerhouse-out-of-cbd-20150228-13r51b.html Flickr Groups Sydney Design Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/sydney-symphony Twitter @cityofsydney @bencubby @SydneyBlueSox @confusedmachine @SchneiderK @TEDxSydney @SydOperaHouse …

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-openNAIDOC History http://www.naidoc.org.au/resources/poster-gallery Facebook Wiki Naidoc Planeta.com Songlines: The living narrative of Australia Our Languages Matter: NAIDOC Week 2017 NAIDOC Week 2018

Queensland

Photo: 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 World There …

Peel-Harvey Catchment Council

Elsewhere on the Web The Peel-Harvey Catchment Council (PHCC) is an incorporated, not-for-profit, community based Natural Resource Management organisation that promotes an integrated approach to catchment management and the way we protect and restore the environment within the Peel-Harvey catchment. The Peel-Harvey catchment is once again a flourishing network of interconnected, productive landscapes, with diverse, …

Kangaroos

Photo: Tatters, Kangaroo and joey The kangaroo is one of Australia’s most iconic animals. There are more than 60 different species of kangaroo and their close relatives, with all kangaroos belonging to the super family Macropodoidea (or macropods, meaning ‘great-footed’). Flickr 3738236886 3737441631 Headlines kangaroos-kicking-up-controversy Kangaroo Dundee https://kangaroosanctuary.com https://www.facebook.com/thekangaroosanctuary https://www.facebook.com/kangaroodundeefanpage http://www.abc.net.au/tv/programs/kangaroo-dundee- http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/wild/kangaroo-dundee http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/tv/kangaroo-dundee-star-chris-brolga-barnes-needed-six-stitches-after-kangaroo-kick/news-story/550f47232f44f61b165a20e88c7da359 http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3227235/Man-nicknamed-Kangaroo-Dundee-reveals-despite-finding-wife-priority-life-rescuing-orphaned-joeys.html Elsewhere …

Dhelkunya Dja = Healing Country

Dhelkunya Dja = Healing Country The joint management plan aims to empower the Dja Dja Wurrung community to manage six parks and reserves in central Victoria in co-operation with the state government. Greater Bendigo National Park, Hepburn Regional Park, Kara Kara National Park, Kooyoora State Park, Paddys Ranges State Park and the Wehla Nature Conservation …