Western Australia Links

Western Australia Flag Links related to Western Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Cities Geraldton, Western Australia Perth Headlines WA’s native Christmas tree puts traditional pine variety well and truly in the shade https:g//www.abc.net.au/news/2018-11-10/overseas-visitors-still-shunning-wa-with-blow-to-tourism-figures/10482502 Burrup Peninsula Aboriginal rock art could be given World Heritage status WA’s South West a ‘canary in the coalmine’ for climate …

Great Ocean Road

Photo: 2018 The Great Ocean Road opened in 1932, and was built entirely by hand, and today the Great Ocean Road is one of the Australia’s top tourism attractions. Tourism Portals visitgreatoceanroad.org.au @VstGreatOceanRd Recommended Listening The world’s longest war memorial turns 100 – The Great Ocean Road was built by returned soldiers between 1919 and …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples Adnyamathanha Headlines Histories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta – The Conversation – @ConversationEDU @JKoolmatrie Video Elsewhere on the Web http://guides.slsa.sa.gov.au/Adnyamathanha guides.slsa.sa.gov.au: The Aboriginal people of the Northern Flinders Ranges at the time of European settlement were the Wailpi, Guyani, Jadliaura and Pilatapa. These four language groups are now collectively …

Christmas Island

Photo Wikipedia: Christmas Island is located in the Indian Ocean, around 350 kilometres (220 mi) south of Java and Sumatra and around 1,550 kilometres (960 mi) north-west of the closest point on the Australian mainland. It has an area of 135 square kilometres (52 sq mi). Christmas Island had a population of 1,843 residents as …

Michael Leunig

Elsewhere on the Web Who to follow on Twitter? We appreciate the wit and wisdom of Michael Leunig, aka @leunigcartoons Embedded Tweets pic.twitter.com/lRFkhX57Ze — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) January 3, 2020 pic.twitter.com/qzovUUk3ug — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) September 29, 2019 pic.twitter.com/xJmzJLxZmr — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) July 24, 2019 pic.twitter.com/QlJ6lI3sIl — #Leunig Cartoons (@leunigcartoons) April 24, 2019 pic.twitter.com/tjkttya29R …

Lamington National Park

Photo: James Manners Lamington National Park is located on the Lamington Plateau of the McPherson Range on the Queensland/New South Wales border in Australia. From Southport on the Gold Coast the park is 85 kilometers (53 mi) to the southwest and Brisbane is 110 kilometers (68 mi) north. Lamington National Park is made up of …

National Bilby Day

Artwork: Biodiversity Heritage Library Sunday, September 13, 2020 is National Bilby Day in Australia. History National Bilby Day was officially launched in 2005 and the celebrations are held on the second Sunday of September. Bilbies, or rabbit-bandicoots, are desert-dwelling marsupial omnivores; they are members of the order Peramelemorphia. At the time of European colonisation of …

September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture, language and to improve literacy in Indigenous communities. Hashtags: #ILD2019 and #indigenousliteracyday Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on the day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation …