Australian Baseball League

Photo The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is a professional baseball league in Australia. The league is governed by the Australian Baseball Federation (ABF). Season: November–February Official spin: “A landmark partnership between Baseball Australia, Major League Baseball, and the Australian Sports Commission, the ABL features a 45-game season and serves to elevate baseball’s profile on the …

Houtman Abrolhos

Houtman Abrolhos Recommended Listening The spice trade and Frederick Houtman Elsewhere on the Web https://www.houtman400.com.au https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-rjbh-Pc5vg2tJ6tnVGwGg http://www.fish.wa.gov.au/Documents/recreational_fishing/FHPA/abrolhos_islands_information_guide.pdf Wikipedia Houtman Abrolhos Planeta Western Australia Geraldton, Western Australia Australia Islands

Australia 2020

Australia flag Rolling coverage of Australia in 2020 January Sign of the times: Genuine joy and excitement when the rains arrive across Australia, that we feel compelled to watch, document and share it. I’m so happy to see it! Hope it’s falling on the fires and into dams! The garden is absolutely loving it. pic.twitter.com/8ySHzhkAUm …

Terry Hughes

Twitter Avatar Embedded Tweets This tweet hasn’t aged well. Siemens will help Adani build it’s thermal coal mine for export across what’s left of the #GreatBarrierReef. https://t.co/E928SqQNdF — Terry Hughes (@ProfTerryHughes) January 12, 2020 Twitter Tweets by ProfTerryHughes Planeta Australia Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Wild Australia #wildoz

Brisbane Links

Brisbane Flag Links related to Brisbane, Queensland, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines The Future of Sustainability and Ecotourism in Brisbane – Nature World News Recommended Listening abc.net.au/brisbane – @612brisbane 989fm – @989fmcountry 4eb.org.au – @radio4eb Lost and Found – Ancient Places, Brisbane – Beginning at the edges of the river at Kurilpa point, …

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. Upcoming Events …

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 …

Geraldton, Western Australia

Photo: Russell Charters, HMAS Sydney Memorial Geraldton is located 424 kilometers (263 miles) north of Perth in Western Australia. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.cgg.wa.gov.au @CityofGG https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/regional/gascoyne http://www.nacc.com.au – @NACC_NRM https://www.facebook.com/northernagriculturalcatchmentscouncil Current NACC Biodiversity Projects: Hidden Treasures > Rivers and Wetlands > Corridors for Climate Change > Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoo Recovery Project (in partnership with BirdLife Australia) > Abrolhos Islands Rehabilitation …

Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year: 2019

Logo Our favorite Word of the Year (#woty) announcement comes from Australia’s #macqwoty, hosted by Macquarie Dictionary. The selection and popular vote have changed over the years. In 2019 the announcement and voting takes place in early December (not January as previously done). The committee announces their selection and launches a public vote for readers’ …

Australia’s Big Volcano

Photo: Mt Warning and ring dykes at sunset, Big Volcano Australia-based Big Volcano – bigvolcano.com.au is the creation of David and Jo-Ann Palmer. Realizing the promotion potential of the WWW for regional tourism operators, the couple spent 14 months researching the Internet before launching their Big Volcano site in July 1997. Key Links bigvolcano.com.au about …