Wild Australia Links

Image: BHL, Wombat Links related to wildoz presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @AusConservation @bdimages @NatureMapr @CSIROnews @Parks_Australia @jones_ann @ultimatemegs @OEHmedia @TasmaniaParks @WPCSydney @ConservationSA @Wilderness_Aus @TWSNSW @BirdlifeOz @wlt_au @hsi_australia @ParksForum @conservbytes @carolprobets https://twitter.com/bhl_au @nicolekearney @NCT_NSW @EcolSocAus @CarlaWildlife @trustfornature @wildlife_aus @EchidnaW @OReillys_GC @GeoNatureSEQ @TopEndBirds @MareeTreadwellK @MoonlitSanctuar @CWSlive @sead @TropWATER @peopleparks @HelloParksWeek @TWSQld @Matt_HerringOz @DingoResearch @ABSAbirds @BiodiversityGuy …

Australia Votes 2019

Australia Flag Australia – federal elections took place Saturday, May 18, 2019 Videos Headlines Scott Morrison credits ‘quiet Australians’ for ‘miracle’ election victory When will we know? Bill Shorten and Scott Morrison step up for final leaders’ debate of the federal election campaign 2019 Election – Radio National Interactive Map – Guardian When and how …

Democracy sausage

Graphic Democracy sausage = colloquial name given to the sausages cooked and sold as part of fundraising efforts at polling places on election day in Australia. 2019 elections take place May 18. New Book: From Secret Ballot to Democracy Sausage https://amzn.to/2UulWIB https://www.textpublishing.com.au/books/from-secret-ballot-to-democracy-sausage-how-australia-got-compulsory-voting https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/bigideas/how-australia-got-its-unique-system-of-voting-and-elections./10963578 My interview with Judith Brett on her fascinating book on compulsory voting, …

Australia

Photo:  Channon Market 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 for …

Byron Bay, New South Wales

Photo: Lighthouse Byron Bay is one of the more storied places in Australia. Location: on the Pacific coast and a shire of its own. With a population of 9,000 Byron Bay is the largest in the Byron Shire (population 32,000). Stray notes The sun’s first rays wash over the lighthouse at Byron Bay, the easternmost …

ABC Radio National (Australia)

Elsewhere on the Web Radio National – abc.net.au/radionational – has been a longtime favorite since preparing for a presentation and workshops in Australia in 2007. I went to the service to prepare for a trip and to literally listen to locals. ABC does this on a daily basis and it shares these conversations over the …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: New Native Title 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: …

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 …