Western Australia Links

Western Australia Flag Links related to Western Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https:g//www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-10/overseas-visitors-still-shunning-wa-with-blow-to-tourism-figures/10482502 Burrup Peninsula Aboriginal rock art could be given World Heritage status WA’s South West a ‘canary in the coalmine’ for climate change WA wildflower season Gondwana Link helping renew age-old relationship between Indigenous people and the land – @lis_mclellan biodiversity-conservation-bill-passed-amended-by-greens …

Adelaide Links

Adelaide Flag Links related to Adelaide, South Australia 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 …

Off Track

Radio National Artwork Recommended listening: Off Track 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 About the …

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 …

Uluru Links

Screenshot Links related to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Climbing ban in 2019 https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2017/11/07/why-we-are-banning-tourists-climbing-uluru https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/6458703/climbers-booed-as-they-ascend-uluru-for-final-time https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/oct/26/new-dawn-for-uluru-as-climb-closure-ends-decades-of-disrespect https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/hopes-uluru-closure-will-raise-awareness-of-other-sacred-sites/11639714 https://amp.abc.net.au/article/11634498 Uluru ban: What do locals think of the final rush to climb? – BBC Uluru climbing ban: Tourists scale sacred rock for final time – BBC One day out from Uluru …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘Aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest …

#WildOz

Hashtags Planeta.com spotlights Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity, Parks and Protected Areas. The Twitter shorthand is hashtag: #WildOz Key Links Parks Australia National parks Facebook Flickr @Parks_Australia Recommended Listening If you’re not already listening to Off Track, make it part of your podcast playlist. Kudos to @jones_ann and @RadioNational. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts or your favourite podcast app. #ABCWildOz YouTube http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz …

Great Ocean Road

Photo: 2018 The Great Ocean Road opened in 1932, and was built entirely by hand, and today the Great Ocean Road is one of the Australia’s top tourism attractions. Tourism Portals visitgreatoceanroad.org.au @VstGreatOceanRd Recommended Listening The world’s longest war memorial turns 100 – The Great Ocean Road was built by returned soldiers between 1919 and …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples Adnyamathanha Headlines Histories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta – The Conversation – @ConversationEDU @JKoolmatrie Video Elsewhere on the Web http://guides.slsa.sa.gov.au/Adnyamathanha guides.slsa.sa.gov.au: The Aboriginal people of the Northern Flinders Ranges at the time of European settlement were the Wailpi, Guyani, Jadliaura and Pilatapa. These four language groups are now collectively …