Gundijtmara

Indigenous Peoples The Gunditjmara are an Indigenous Australian people of southwestern Victoria. They are the traditional owners of the areas now encompassing Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Woolsthorpe and Portland. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.standard.net.au/story/4701465/new-gunditjmara-ceo-open-to-change Wiki Gunditjmara – Wikipedia Planeta.com Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia Victoria

Billabong

Billabong = a branch of a river forming a backwater or stagnant pool, made by water flowing from the main stream during a flood. Origin mid 19th century: from Wiradhuri bilabang (originally as the name of the Bell River, New South Wales), from billa ‘water’ + bang ‘channel that is dry except after rain.’ Embedded …

Victoria

Photo: Henrik Johansson, Split Point Lighthouse Victoria is located in the southeastern corner of Australia and has a total area (land + sea) of 237,629 km², which is about 3% of Australia’s total area. In this relatively small state mammal, bird, and reptile fauna are rich and diverse. Victoria is home to Australia’s best birdwatching site …

Michael Leunig

Who to follow on Twitter? We appreciate the wit and wisdom of Michael Leunig, aka @leunigcartoons Embedded Tweets pic.twitter.com/AIkesBlHmc — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) February 26, 2018 pic.twitter.com/XVQWO5TAWb — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) February 13, 2018 pic.twitter.com/TbjdDUNkXS — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) February 13, 2018 Tweets Tweets by leunigcartoons Elsewhere on the Web http://www.smh.com.au/photogallery/federal-politics/cartoons/gallery-of-illustrations-by-fairfax-media-artist-michael-leunig-20090711-dgl6 https://www.facebook.com/MichaelLeunigAppreciationPage Planeta.com Making the …

Favorite Streams #ABCWildOz

One of our favorite collection of streams comes from Australia. Presenting ABC’s Wild Oz — http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz — live until Friday (Australia time). If this is a pilot project, we’re looking forward to whatever it grows into. Hashtag: #ABCWildOz YouTube Today: In a suburban backyard in Brisbane orphaned squirrel gliders are preparing for release. They’ll sleep …

Kakadu National Park

Photo: Jon Clark, Sunset Kakadu is Australia’s largest national park. Kakadu covers almost 20,000 square kilometers and is a place of enormous biodiversity. It extends from the coast and estuaries in the north through floodplains, billabongs and lowlands to rocky ridges and stone country in the south. Kakadu National Park is Aboriginal land, home to …

AFL

Photo: Brad, Ben Cousins Farwell Match Welcome to the world of bouncy restarts, the Australian Football League (AFL) Key Links http://www.afl.com.au http://play.afl https://twitter.com/AFL Tweets by AFL Headlines http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-05-04/afl-is-supposedly-in-crisis-but-crowds-keep-turning-up/9723818 YouTube Planeta.com AFL Links Australia Sports Football

Kalbarri National Park

Photo: Mark Pegrum Kalbarri National Park surrounds the lower reaches of the Murchison River, which has cut a magnificent 80 kilometre gorge through the red and white banded sandstone to create formations such as Nature’s Window and The Loop, Z-Bend and Hawks Head, with scenic gorge views at the Ross Graham Lookout and views of …

Australia

Photo:  Channon Market (2007) Australia is an island continent and country. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Much of the continent has lain flat …

Northern Territory

Australia’s Northern Territory borders Western Australia to the west (129th meridian east), South Australia to the south (26th parallel south) and Queensland to the east (138th meridian east). It covers one-sixth of Australia’s land mass and has a fairly low population. Wiki NT 2018 Northern Territory Turns 40 Parks Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park …