Cat Empire

Logo Among 2021 faves: Cat Empire disbanding this year and rebooting in 2022. Wikipedia: The Cat Empire is an Australian rock band formed in 1999. Their core members are Felix Riebl (percussion and vocals), Harry James Angus (trumpet and vocals), Will Hull-Brown (drums), Jamshid “Jumps” Khadiwhala (decks, percussion), Ollie McGill (keyboard and backing vocals), and …

Adelaide = Tandanya

Photo: Denisbin, From Torrens Park Adelaide (Tandanya) is the capital city of South Australia and located north of the Fleurieu Peninsula, on the Adelaide Plains between the Gulf St Vincent and the low-lying Mount Lofty Ranges which surround the city. Tandanya is the Kaurna (pronounced Garn-na) Aboriginal name for the Adelaide city area and was for many thousands …

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 Churcheshttp://www.adelaidenow.com.au/news/south-australia/tripadvisor-tourist-reviews-of-adelaide-lash-some-of-the-citys-most-popular-attractions/news-story/f82d8e2e74e13bbc67e0ae1c0f0b6c8chttp://indaily.com.au/business/media-week/2016/02/19/adelaide-uni-cuts-radio-adelaide-free – …

Wild Australia Links

Image: BHL, Wombat 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 on Australian threatened …

Sydney Parks

Photo: Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney, Australia manages more than 400 parks and open spaces to provide a sustainable, beautiful, functional, and inclusive green network for its community of 180,000 local residents and more than a million daily visitors. The park network plays a vital role in achieving the City’s vision of a green, global, and …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘Aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest …

K’Gari = Fraser Island

Photo: Matt Binns K’Gari (Fraser Island) is the largest sand island in the world. The World Heritage-listed island is located along the southeastern coast of the state of Queensland, Australia. Day-to-day management of Fraser Island is the responsibility of the Queensland Environmental Protection Agency. The Butchulla word for paradise, K’gari, will be restored as the …

Platypus

Photo: Brisbane City Council Platypus = a semiaquatic egg-laying mammal which frequents lakes and streams in eastern Australia. It has a sensitive pliable bill shaped like that of a duck, webbed feet with venomous spurs, and dense fur HeadlinesPlatypus in peril as national range shrinks a quarter in three decades Embedded Tweets WikipediaPlatypus Planeta.com