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: window into Australia, show notes, podcasts, archives Key Links abc.net.au/radionational Facebook @RadioNational Review For non-Ozzies, ABC should be considered as a premiere, go-to source for those planning trips to Australia from …

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 …

Wild Australia Links

Image: BHL, Wombat Links related to wildoz presented in somewhat random fashion: 2019 Open Letter An open letter to the Prime Minister from 248 concerned scientists Conservation scientists warn of ‘alarming’ decline in biodiversity in open letter to Government – More than 240 conservation scientists have penned an open letter to the Prime Minister warning …

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 tk Twitter @CJCau @timrayner01 @AustraliaGreat @wildlife_aus @drspacejunk @RadioNational @jones_ann @firstdogonmoon @Ringbalin @farmer_kylie @Parks_Australia @ParksVictoria @confusedmachine @firstdogonmoon @BigVolcano @VicFarmrsMarkts @PhillipAdams_1 @Australia @bengroundwater @bencubby @joelwerner @GhostWhoVotes @bdimages @ABCnewsIntern @BookabeeYura @EchidnaW @DavidHuntGirt @BluesfortheBush @ModernOutback …

Australian Baseball League

Photo The Australian Baseball League (ABL) is a professional baseball league in Australia. The league is governed by the Australian Baseball Federation (ABF). Season: November–February Official spin: “A landmark partnership between Baseball Australia, Major League Baseball, and the Australian Sports Commission, the ABL features a 45-game season and serves to elevate baseball’s profile on the …

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. Upcoming Events …

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 …

Geraldton, Western Australia

Photo: Russell Charters, HMAS Sydney Memorial Geraldton is located 424 kilometers (263 miles) north of Perth in Western Australia. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.cgg.wa.gov.au @CityofGG https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/regional/gascoyne http://www.nacc.com.au – @NACC_NRM https://www.facebook.com/northernagriculturalcatchmentscouncil Current NACC Biodiversity Projects: Hidden Treasures > Rivers and Wetlands > Corridors for Climate Change > Carnaby’s Black-Cockatoo Recovery Project (in partnership with BirdLife Australia) > Abrolhos Islands Rehabilitation …

Australia’s Big Volcano

Photo: Mt Warning and ring dykes at sunset, Big Volcano Australia-based Big Volcano – bigvolcano.com.au is the creation of David and Jo-Ann Palmer. Realizing the promotion potential of the WWW for regional tourism operators, the couple spent 14 months researching the Internet before launching their Big Volcano site in July 1997. Key Links bigvolcano.com.au about …

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 …