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. Bikes Brisbane …

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 …

Late Night Live

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Late Night Live Monday-Thursday evening (10pm east coast Australia, 5am Las Vegas) conversations spanning the globe with Phillip Adams. Key Links Late Night Live In Bed With Phillip iTunes Separate Stories Twitter @LNLonRN, @PhillipAdams_1 About the program: Affectionately known as ‘the little wireless program’, Late Night Live has been …

Anzac

Buzzwords Anzac Day is April 25 and honors members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought and died on this day in 1915 at Gallipoli during World War I. Recommended Listening 2013 Anzac Day Dawn Service Anzac Day – ABC Anzac myth Bad characters in the AIF Albany’s bid for Anzac …

Australia Links

Australia Flag Links related to Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Features Australian Baseball League Planet Ark Hosts Australia’s National Recycling Week Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018 Australia Aboriginal Links Australia Slang Australia 2019 Australia 2016 Macquarie Dictionary Twitter @CJCau @timrayner01 @AustraliaGreat @wildlife_aus @drspacejunk @RadioNational @jones_ann @firstdogonmoon @Ringbalin @farmer_kylie @Parks_Australia @ParksVictoria @confusedmachine @firstdogonmoon @BigVolcano @VicFarmrsMarkts @PhillipAdams_1 …

Lamington National Park (Woonoongoora)

Photo: Tatters, Rainbow over Numinbah Valley Spotlight on Australia’s Lamington National Park The Yugambeh Aboriginal people know this area as Woonoongoora, and the mountains are considered sacred. This 20,600-hectare park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history, and diversity (especially of rare, threatened, …

Adelaide Links

Adelaide Flag Links related to Adelaide presented in somewhat random fashion: Time Current local time in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia 2019 Adelaide records hottest day on record Headlines http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/business/adelaide-must-be-smart-in-developing-its-tourism-industry/news-story/932612a2626aa7d9ccc1a8dc2a53bfbd http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-24/a-list-of-adelaides-biggest-cock-ups-from-pavers-to-state-bank/8812932 http://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/tripadvisor-tourist-reviews-of-adelaide-lash-some-of-the-citys-most-popular-attractions/news-story/f82d8e2e74e13bbc67e0ae1c0f0b6c8c http://indaily.com.au/business/media-week/2016/02/19/adelaide-uni-cuts-radio-adelaide-free – @UniofAdelaide @radioadelaide Old ‘red hen’ trains back on the rails in Adelaide 13 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Live in Adelaide Load up …

Yugambeh

Indigenous Languages The Yugambeh-speaking people are the traditional custodians of the land located in southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales, now within the Logan City, Gold Coast, Scenic Rim, and Tweed City regions whose ancestors all spoke one or more dialects of the Yugambeh Language. The Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre aims to record and promote …

Sydney Links

Sydney flag Links related to Sydney, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Bookstores: Bookoccino https://www.bookoccino.com.au https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g4474750-d7283909-Reviews-Bookoccino-Avalon_Beach_Pittwater_Greater_Sydney_New_South_Wales.html The Year that Made Me: Ray Bonner, 1980 – After covering wars, coups and massacres, an award-winning journalist launches his next adventure – running a bookshop. 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 …