Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Acoustic Lab acousticobservatory.org It’s business as usual for us at #CharlesDarwinReserve & that means times for a sound check.@BushHeritageAus is part of a world-first acoustic observatory made up of 400 sensors across the entire continent – allowing us to take …

Australia Tourism

Photo: Uluru Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia Key Links Tourism Australia Tourism and Transport Forum 2020 Australia announces bid to win back tourists – CNN Bushfire recovery package to tackle Australian tourism’s ‘biggest challenge in living memory’ Recommended Listening Great Aussie Road Trips – Has being in lockdown made you …

ABC Radio National (Australia)

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Radio National – abc.net.au/radionational is one of our fave streaming / podcasting giants of the world. What we like: forward-facing window into Australia, show notes, podcasts, archives Key Links abc.net.au/radionational radio.abc.net.au Facebook @RadioNational Also Send a voice memo Saves Lives https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/jun/02/australians-say-abc-saved-lives-during-summer-bushfires-royal-commission-told Australians say ABC saved lives during summer bushfires, royal …

Off Track

Radio National Artwork Recommended listening: Off Track – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/offtrack Ann Jones hosts a weekly trek into outdoor Australia. This is one of our favorite podcasts and one of the jewels of ABC’s Radio National. Links to several episodes are featured on the relevant Planeta.com pages. Key Links Program Home Past Programs Podcasts and Feeds About …

Quolls

Photo Quolls are carnivorous marsupials native to mainland Australia, Tasmania, and New Guinea. They are primarily nocturnal and spend most of the day in a den. Embedded Tweets Quoll identified as mystery critter that has been breaking into Cairns bottle shop – ABC News https://t.co/EqhchTiQqw — Ann Jones (@jones_ann) June 3, 2020 Indigenous peoples used …

Australia Notebook

Australia Flag Quotes about and from Australia It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice we can imagine its opposite. And we can have justice. – Paul Keating (see Wikipedia) It seems to me that if we can imagine the injustice, then we can imagine its opposite. – Paul Keating, (sampled in …

Cooktown, Queensland

Photo: Willie Gordon, Tea with Willie (2013) The site of Australia’s first European settlement, Cooktown, Queensland, is famous for being the place where Captain James Cook stopped for repairs in 1770, after running aground on the Great Barrier Reef. Cooktown is 327 kilometers (4 hours) north of Cairns. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/m81JJVWhSsazpEKAA Discovery Festival / Re-Enactment …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie Budj Bim or Mount Eccles is an extinct volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Budj Bim is also the Gunditjmara name, meaning High Head. The roughly conical shaped peak rises 178 meters (584 feet). The World Heritage Centre has formally accepted for assessment the nomination for the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as …

Michael Leunig

Elsewhere on the Web Who to follow on Twitter? We appreciate the wit and wisdom of Michael Leunig seen regularly in the dead-tree edition of the Sydney Morning Herald and via Twitter and Facebook. Key Links Latest – Sydney Morning Herald Facebook @leunigcartoons Embedded Tweets pic.twitter.com/5UClPGRsaB — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) May 25, 2020 pic.twitter.com/lRFkhX57Ze — …

Australia Links

Australia Flag Links related to Australia presented in somewhat random fashion aspiring to cover the continental country A-Zed: Elsewhere on the Web reddit.com/r/australia Headlines A sacred site showing 46,000 years of continual occupation and it’s completely legal to blow it up Here’s what Captain Cook’s landing should be about Twitter @CJCau @timrayner01 @AustraliaGreat @wildlife_aus @drspacejunk …