Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: New Features Native Title Australia Aboriginal Music Welcome to Country Travel Guide Because of her, we can. NAIDOC Week 2018 Twitter @Songlines_au @caama @congressmob @natIndigRadio @RhiannaPatrick @indigenous_gov @YothuYindiFound @guurrbi @LukeLPearson @IndigenousX @IndigenousOz @farmer_kylie @theNCIE @NITV @NITVNews @_AboriginalEng @OPVCIL_CDU @IndigenousSW1 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 …

Voice. Treaty. Truth. NAIDOC Week 2019

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, National NAIDOC Poster Competition NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2019 dates: July 7-14. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2019, #NAIDOCWeek. Key Links naidoc.org.au Charmaine Mumbulla 2019 National NAIDOC Poster @naidocweek Announcement from NAIDOC: Source: Voice. Treaty. Truth. We …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie Cheers for the brand new world heritage site! 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 …

Burrup Peninsula

Photo: NASA, Dampier Area, Western Australia Wikipedia: Murujuga, usually known as the Burrup Peninsula, is an island in the Dampier Archipelago, in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, containing the town of Dampier. Originally named Dampier Island after the English navigator William Dampier, it lies 3 km off the Pilbara coast. In 1963 the island …

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 @awconservancy @ParksVictoria @wlt_au @hsi_australia @ParksForum @conservbytes @carolprobets @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 …

Future Tense

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended Listening One of our favorite podcasts helps listeners get a jump on the future. Australian Broadcasting Commission’s Future Tense — abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense — explores social, cultural, political, and economic fault lines arising from rapid change. The weekly half-hour program/podcast takes a critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways …

Heard Island

Photo: Eddie Australia’s tallest mountain is located off the mainland on a remote island with an active volcano. Key Links http://heardisland.antarctica.gov.au Management plan Elsewhere on the Web http://whc.unesco.org/pg.cfm?cid=31&id_site=577 Heard Island Expedition Fan page Headlines Australia’s Heard Island: A mysterious land of fire and ice – @abcrural Wikipedia: The Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands …

Queensland Links

Queensland Flag Links related to Queensland presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/drive/tourism-operators-adani-concerns/11143938 Climate change damage to Queensland’s world heritage rainforest ‘as bad as Great Barrier Reef’ digging-into-adani – 4 corners http://www.sbs.com.au/comedy/article/2016/11/30/top-tourist-destinations-queensland-now-great-barrier-reef-basically-dead http://www.couriermail.com.au/travel/australia/queensland/gold-coasts-burleigh-named-best-beach-in-queensland-by-surf-life-saving-association/news-story/fbfdbd3d766315a9b0ad118b063667cd Tourism Eases The Burden – Foundation for Rural & Regional Renewal (FRRR) – Outbounding http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-09-08/ella-bay-project-stalls-in-far-north-queensland/6757694 http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-05-12/crippling-drought-in-central-west-queensland-deterring-tourists/6462422 http://blog.queensland.com/2015/05/01/queenslands-big-things-bucket-list http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-04-26/cattle-grazing-leases-in-qld-national-parks-no-renewal/6422408 – @EricTlozek http://www.fishingworld.com.au/news/labor-promises-new-net-free-areas-for-qld Cancer …

Mabo Day

Photo: Mike Coghan, Two Nations Australia – June 3 is Mabo Day which marks the anniversary of the landmark decision of the High Court of Australia that overturned the legal fiction of terra nullius. The Mabo Oration is a biennial event presented by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland and QPAC. It celebrates and pays tribute to …