Late Night Live

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Late Night Live Monday-Thursday evening (10pm east coast Australia, 3am Las Vegas) conversations spanning the globe with Phillip Adams. Key Links Late Night Live In Bed With Phillip iTunes https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/late-night-live-separate-stories/id319622422?mt=2&i=1000380616667 Twitter @LNLonRN, @PhillipAdams_1 About the program: Affectionately known as ‘the little wireless program’, Late Night Live has been presented …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2018

Graphic My favorite Word of the Year (#woty) is Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. They make a committee’s choice (a captain’s call) pronouncement of their selection, and they launch a public vote for readers’ favorite. The longlist is a binge-worthy spread of words that for me generate the ah-ha understanding and umphhh-like guttural reactions. …

Australia’s Gold Coast

Photo: Michael Dawes, Breaka Pro The Gold Coast is a coastal city in the Australian state of Queensland, approximately 66 kilometers (41 mi) south-southeast of Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales. Twitter @margokingston1 @VisitGoldCoast @cityofgoldcoast @SusanneBecken @griffith_uni Baseball June 2011 – The humpback whales are traveling past the Gold Coast …

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 …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: New Australia Aboriginal Music Twitter @Songlines_au @caama @congressmob @natIndigRadio @RhiannaPatrick @indigenous_gov @YothuYindiFound @guurrbi @LukeLPearson @IndigenousX @IndigenousOz @farmer_kylie @theNCIE @NITV @NITVNews @_AboriginalEng @OPVCIL_CDU @IndigenousSW1 The Genius of Australian Indigenous Languages The genius of Indigenous languages – @RachNordlinger PUBLIC LECTURE: The genius …

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 …

Sydney

Photo: Neerav Bhatt, Surry hills sydney streetart by mulgatheartist Capital of New South Wales, Sydney is the largest of the eight state capitals and has a population of 4.3 million. Founded in 1788, Sydney is the oldest European settlement in Australia. Natural World Sydney is located on Port Jackson, commonly known as Sydney Harbour. The …

Macquarie Dictionary

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Australia’s Macquarie Dictionary – macquariedictionary.com.au – was first published in print in 1981 and has been online since 2003. Its reputation has gone from strength to strength. It is regarded as the standard reference on Australian English. What we like – Macquarie describes language as it is used. The Twitter …

Western Australia

Photo: Mark Pegrum, HMAS Sydney Memorial, Geraldton Western Australia is the country’s largest state, covering the western third of the continent of Australia. Geography Western Australia is the country’s largest state. Desert occupies most of the territory. Among the natural highlights: The Kimberley Western Australia is bordered by South Australia and the Northern Territory. Timor …