Victoria Australia Links

Victoria Flag Links related to Victoria, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Headlines Remembrance Day: Wycheproof Avenue of Honour rediscovered after 90 years in the wild http://vicnature2050.org 2015 Community Environment Recognition Awards Aussies are sports mad, but Victorians are the clear winners Nine hundred giant native trees felled in VicRoads planning blunder – The Age …

Awaye!

Logo Recommended listening Presented by Daniel Browning, the weekly, hour-long AWAYE! features diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world. Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and vibrant …

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 …

Garma Festival 2019

Poster The 2019 Garma Festival of Traditional Culture takes place August 2-5 and brings together business leaders, international politicians, academics, and journalists, to discuss the most pressing issues facing Australia. The event is held annually at the remote Gulkula ceremonial grounds in northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. 2019 Topic: Pathways to our Future …

New South Wales

Byron Bay Lighthouse New South Wales is in the southeast of Australia with the Pacific Ocean to the East, Queensland to the north and Victoria to the south. 2019 Byron Writers Festival 2019 Google Maps goo.gl/maps Flora Waratahs (Telopea speciosissima) belong to the genus Telopea, in the Proteaceae family. The plant is native to a …

Australia Links

Australia Flag Links related to Australia presented in somewhat random fashion aspiring to cover the continental country A-Zed: Spotlight: Big Volcano @BigVolcano bigvolcano.com.au Ecotourism Resource Centre Byron Bay – Big Volcano Accreditation and Certification Facebook Foursquare WordPress YouTube Headlines tk Twitter @CJCau @timrayner01 @AustraliaGreat @wildlife_aus @drspacejunk @RadioNational @jones_ann @firstdogonmoon @Ringbalin @farmer_kylie @Parks_Australia @ParksVictoria @confusedmachine @firstdogonmoon …

Gunditjmara

The Dhauwurd Wurrung, also known as the Gunditjmara, are an Indigenous Australian people of southwestern Victoria. They are the traditional owners of the areas now encompassing Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Woolsthorpe and Portland. Gunditjmara is formed from two words Gunditj an affix signifying ‘belonging’ and mara, their word for an aboriginal person of that area. Embedded …

Garma Festival

Poster Garma Festival of Traditional Cultures is Australia’s largest Indigenous cultural gathering, taking place over four days each August in northeast Arnhem Land, in the Northern Territory, Australia. Hosted by the Yothu Yindi Foundation, Garma is a celebration of the cultural traditions of the Yolngu people, and a major community gathering for the clans and …

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 …

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 …