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 …

Australia Links

Australia Flag Links related to Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Features Australian Baseball League Planet Ark Hosts Australia’s National Recycling Week Wildlife Tourism Australia 2018 Australia Aboriginal Links Australia Slang Australia 2019 Australia 2016 Macquarie Dictionary Twitter @CJCau @timrayner01 @AustraliaGreat @wildlife_aus @drspacejunk @RadioNational @jones_ann @firstdogonmoon @Ringbalin @farmer_kylie @Parks_Australia @ParksVictoria @confusedmachine @firstdogonmoon @BigVolcano @VicFarmrsMarkts @PhillipAdams_1 …

Lamington National Park (Woonoongoora)

Photo: Tatters, Rainbow over Numinbah Valley Spotlight on Australia’s Lamington National Park The Yugambeh Aboriginal people know this area as Woonoongoora, and the mountains are considered sacred. This 20,600-hectare park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area, famed for its ongoing geological processes, evolutionary history, and diversity (especially of rare, threatened, …

Adelaide Links

Adelaide Flag Links related to Adelaide 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 Load up …

Yugambeh

Indigenous Languages The Yugambeh-speaking people are the traditional custodians of the land located in southeast Queensland and northeast New South Wales, now within the Logan City, Gold Coast, Scenic Rim, and Tweed City regions whose ancestors all spoke one or more dialects of the Yugambeh Language. The Yugambeh Museum, Language and Heritage Research Centre aims to record and promote …

Sydney Links

Sydney flag Links related to Sydney, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Bookstores: Bookoccino https://www.bookoccino.com.au https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurant_Review-g4474750-d7283909-Reviews-Bookoccino-Avalon_Beach_Pittwater_Greater_Sydney_New_South_Wales.html The Year that Made Me: Ray Bonner, 1980 – After covering wars, coups and massacres, an award-winning journalist launches his next adventure – running a bookshop. Flickr Powerhouse http://www.smh.com.au/comment/property-values-drive-powerhouse-out-of-cbd-20150228-13r51b.html Flickr Groups Sydney Design Soundcloud https://soundcloud.com/sydney-symphony Twitter @cityofsydney @bencubby @SydneyBlueSox …

New South Wales Links

NSW Flag Links related to New South Wales in mostly random fashion: Features Binalong Byron Bay, New South Wales The Riverina Wagga Wagga, New South Wales Sydney Events March Parks Week is an annual celebration of the important role that NSW parks play for people, communities and the natural environment. It’s also the perfect opportunity …

Parkes

Photo: Denisbin, Parkes Radio Telescope The Parkes Observatory, is a 64-metre telescope used for radio astronomy. It is located about 25 kilometers north of Parkes along the Newell Highway, which is approximately 380 kilometres west of Sydney. It is operated by the Australia Telescope National Facility, a division of CSIRO It is 6 kilometers off …

#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 …