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 …

Perth

Photo: Mark Pegrum, Somerville Cinema, Perth, Australia Perth is the capital of Western Australia and the fourth largest city in Australia with an enviable standard of living. Natural World The Swan River estuary flows through the city. The long sweep of beach at Matilda Bay is popular for family picnics. Adjacent to the Swan River, about 1.5 …

South Australia Links

South Australia Flag Links related to South Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: New Features Kangaroo Island Events March Womadelaide – @WOMADelaide – Facebook – Green and Global October Adelaide Festival of Ideas – @ideasadelaide Headlines http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-03-09/goyders-line-farming-against-the-odds/8336820 whale-watcher-terry-hardy-tells-his-tale-of-remote-living An Indigenous curator for Indigenous artefacts: South Australia breaks new ground south-australia-the-frontier-state-for-transforming-an-industrial-economy South Australia’s Remote Communities Safe …

Blueprint for Living

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended podcasts/radio: Blueprint for Living http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforliving  Subscribe on iTunes Official spin: Blueprint for Living surveys the ways we spend our time: from the food we eat and the clothes we wear, to the extraordinary innovations some create and develop. Smart, irreverent and endlessly curious, it is all about where culture meets …

Melbourne

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Coop’s Shot Tower Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The world city continues to reinvent itself and global perceptions of it. Melbourne is located on the large natural bay of Port Phillip, with its City Centre situated …

Victoria

Photo: Henrik Johansson, Split Point Lighthouse Victoria is located in the southeastern corner of Australia and has a total area (land + sea) of 237,629 km², which is about 3% of Australia’s total area. In this relatively small state, mammal, bird, and reptile fauna are rich and diverse. Cities Melbourne Parks The Otways Planeta.com Victoria Australia …

South Australia

Photo: Royston Rascals, Heysen Trail South Australia is Australia’s third-largest state covering 984,400 square kilometers (380,000 square miles). The majority of the state’s population live in Adelaide. Geology South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is home to some of the oldest rocks on the planet. Geoscience Australia used a specialized microprobe known to identify rocks that are …

Canberra

Photo: ArchivesACT, Bogong Moth Sculpture Canberra (CAN-ber-ra) is the capital of Australia and the 150 kilometers from the coast, the country’s largest inland city. The name Canberra is derived from the Aboriginal word ‘Kamberra’ which means ‘meeting place.’ The city has a population of 325,000. Canberrans live in a city of broad streets, green parks …

Northern Territory Links

Northern Territory Flag Links related to the Northern Territory, presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @AusOutbackNT @AndyRalphKakadu @Darwinfestival @1057darwin @YothuYindiFound @MTB_TheAlice @InjalakArts @WestArnhem @TheNTNews @munupiarts Moments ⚡️ #garma2017 Periscope https://www.periscope.tv/CrocCoveDarwin Videos Headlines https://amp.abc.net.au/article/10963602Aboriginal cultural experiences to lead new tourism strategy in the Northern Territory labor-wins-nt-election-in-landslide Indigenous corporation wins $65m bailout over Ayers Rock Resort Crocodiles …

Bushwalking WA

Logo Elsewhere on the Web Bushwalking WA – bushwalkingwa.org.au – is the peak body and voice for bushwalking / hiking in Western Australia. This is a volunteer-run, not-for-profit association committed to promoting bushwalking and the interests of bushwalkers in the state, in keeping with the vision of Better Bushwalking for Western Australia. “There’s no better …