Uluru Links

Screenshot Links related to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Official Links Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park Plan of Management Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park Publications http://eoi.uluru.gov.au http://www.parksaustralia.gov.au/uluru/do/we-dont-climb.html @Parks_Australia Climbing ban in 2019 https://theconversation.com/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluru-86755 – http://outbounding.org/articles/view/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluru https://www.clc.org.au/index.php?/media-releases/article/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place-no-more-anangu-close-uluru-climb-at-last https://www.clc.org.au/files/pdf/Sammy_Wilson_statement_on_Uluru_climb.pdf http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-01/uluru-a-history-of-disrespect-atop-the-rock/9107750 http://www.smh.com.au/national/uluru-very-likely-to-close-to-climbers-its-not-a-disney-ride-says-chairman-20171031-gzccjo.html https://twitter.com/i/moments/925571911941103616 Uluru climb in …

Northern Territory Links

Northern Territory Flag Links related to the Northern Territory, presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @AusOutbackNT @AndyRalphKakadu @Darwinfestival @1057darwin @YothuYindiFound @MTB_TheAlice @InjalakArts @WestArnhem @TheNTNews @munupiarts Videos Headlines https://amp.abc.net.au/article/10963602Aboriginal cultural experiences to lead new tourism strategy in the Northern Territory labor-wins-nt-election-in-landslide Indigenous corporation wins $65m bailout over Ayers Rock Resort Crocodiles to weather events: The long …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior 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 …

Victoria Australia Links

Victoria Flag Links related to Victoria, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Remembrance Day: Wycheproof Avenue of Honour rediscovered after 90 years in the wild http://vicnature2050.org 2015 Community Environment Recognition Awards Aussies are sports mad, but Victorians are the clear winners Nine hundred giant native trees felled in VicRoads planning blunder – The Age …

Awaye!

Logo Recommended listening Presented by Daniel Browning, the weekly, hour-long AWAYE! features diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world. Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and vibrant …

Murray-Darling Basin

Photo: Tim J Keegan, Riverina Irrigation The Murray-Darling basin covers 14% of Australia’s land mass generates 40% of the country’s income derived from agricultural production. Its name is derived from its two major rivers, the Murray River and the Darling River. It spans most of the states of New South Wales and Victoria, the Australian Capital …

Constitutional Recognition

Buzzwords Constitutional Recognition = Recommended Listening Advocate Noel Pearson backs Constitutional Recognition – The Minister for Indigenous Affairs Ken Wyatt will have to change many minds in his own party, including a Prime Minister who’s publicly opposed the idea of a Voice to Parliament enshrined in the Constitution. Where to now for Constitutional Recognition of …

Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park

Photo: Mark Wassell, Pink Sunset Australia’s Northern Territory boasts nearly 100 national parks and reserves, including two of Australia’s most famous parks — Uluru and Kakadu. The well-known monolith, Uluru (Ayers Rock), 348 meters high, is near the southwest corner of the Territory and may be Australia’s most familiar natural icon. The Uluru-Kata Tjuta National …

Garma Festival 2019

Poster The 2019 Garma Festival of Traditional Culture takes place August 2-5 and brings together business leaders, international politicians, academics, and journalists, to discuss the most pressing issues facing Australia. The event is held annually at the remote Gulkula ceremonial grounds in northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. 2019 Topic: Pathways to our Future …

Byron Writers Festival 2019

Poster The Byron Writers Festival — byronwritersfestival.com — is a literary event taking place on the first weekend of August in Byron Bay, New South Wales. 2019 dates: August 2-4. Hashtag: #byronwf2019 Key Links byronwritersfestival.com Festival Facebook – Event Page YouTube @bbwritersfest Tweets by bbwritersfest Questions Are portions of the festival available via livestreaming and/or …