Australia Votes 2022

Australia Flag Australia – federal elections will be held on May 21, 2022 to elect members of the 47th Parliament of Australia. Voting is mandatory for citizens over 18. More than 17.2 million people – 96% of eligible voters – are enrolled for this election. All 151 seats in the lower house, the House of …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2022

Photo: G. Torda/ARC Center, Bleached Coral (Some rights reserved) UNESCO officials arrived in Australia to assess the Great Barrier Reef after its 6th mass bleaching. Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2022. Key Linksgbrmpa.gov.auReef [email protected] HeadlinesGreat Barrier Reef bleaching occurred on over 90 per cent of reefs this summerGreat …

Maryborough, Queensland

Photo: Denisbin, Post office (Some rights reserved) Maryborough is a city  in the Fraser Coast Region, Queensland, Australia. It is located on the Mary River, about 255 kilometers (160 miles) north of the state capital, Brisbane. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/tRjhBHpoLGnTbkBh9 Elsewhere on the Webqueenslandplaces.com.au Videos Is Maryborough’s Cistern Chapel the best public toilet in Australia? – ABC …

Adelaide (Tandanya) Links

Adelaide Flag What would locals like others know about Adelaide (Tandanya), South Australia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesWhat are we preserving?New hospital and arena may affect park lands heritage listingGlenthorne National Park – Ityamaiitpinna Yarta officially proclaimedAdelaide’s infamous cock-ups: The lasting legacy of big decisions in the City of ChurchesTripadvisor tourist …

Brisbane Links

Brisbane Flag What would locals like others to know about Brisbane, Queensland, Australia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe best free nature walks to explore in and around Brisbane – ABCThe dark history behind Brisbane street nameThe Future of Sustainability and Ecotourism in Brisbane – Nature World NewsWhat is a ‘new world …

Australia

Photo: Denisbin, Echuca (Some rights reserved) 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 Aotearoa New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/Ej3YWDVwaPfjHvBg6 Happening Now: …

Tasmania Links

Tasmania Flag What would locals like others know about Tasmania? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesTasmania goes into carbon negative, with researchers saying native forests must be preservedEarth is getting a black box to record our climate change actions, and it’s already started listeningNearly half of Tasmania’s development proposals for wilderness areas …

Sorry Day

Photo: GSFC, Earth (Some rights reserved) May 26 is National Sorry Day in Australia Elsewhere on the Webnsdc.org.austoryboxlibrary.com.au/stories/sorry-day Recommended ListeningArchie Roach – Late Night Live Embedded Tweets WikipediaNational Sorry Day Planeta.com

Wild Australia Links

Image: BHL, Wombat (Some rights reserved) What would locals like others know about Australia’s local biodiversity, parks, and wildlife? Spotlight on #WildOz with relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines‘Dingoes were here first’: the landowners who say letting ‘wild dogs’ live pays dividends – [email protected] department tried to bury research that found huge underspend …

Anzac

Photo: Thom May, Anzac Cove (Some rights reserved) Anzac Day is April 25 and honors members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought and died on this day in 1915 at Gallipoli during World War I. HeadlinesWhen is the Anzac Day public holiday this year and will people be standing in …