Always Was, Always Will Be. NAIDOC Week 2020

Poster: Charmaine Mumbulla, National NAIDOC Poster Competition The 2020 celebrations of NAIDOC Week held across Australia have been delayed until November to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Theme: Always Was, Always Will Be. Revised dates: November 8-15. Hashtags: #NAIDOC2020, #NAIDOCWeek,#AlwaysWasAlwaysWillBe Key Linksnaidoc.org.aupostponedTeaching [email protected] Announcement from NAIDOC:The November …

Michael Leunig

Elsewhere on the Web Who to follow on Twitter? We appreciate the wit and wisdom of Michael Leunig seen regularly in the dead-tree edition of the Sydney Morning Herald and via Twitter and Facebook. Key LinksLatest – Sydney Morning [email protected] Embedded Tweets Also Recommended ListeningSense of Place: Michael Leunig, Lockhart River, Queensland – Cartoonist Michael …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Recent Features [email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected] The Genius of Australian Indigenous LanguagesThe genius of Indigenous languages – @RachNordlingerhttps://twitter.com/CoEDLang/status/1075919889510977536https://vimeo.com/286457391/f816da0a71 HeadlineDozens more ancient heritage sites could be destroyed by Australian mining companies‘As long as we can see the sky, we can see our stories’: Indigenous …

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 …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2020

Photo: American Rugbier Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2020. For the first time the coral of the Great Barrier Reef found to be bleached from north to south. This is the third major coral bleaching event in five years. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/B7fbeREBWeCtsKUs6 HeadlinesStudy finds ocean warming has killed half …

ABC Radio National (Australia)

Logo Elsewhere on the Web: Radio National – abc.net.au/radionational is one of our fave streaming / podcasting giants of the world. What we like: forward-facing window into Australia, show notes, podcasts, archives Key Linksabc.net.au/[email protected] AlsoSend a voice memo 2020 Faves Saves LivesAustralians say ABC saved lives during summer bushfires, royal commission told ReviewFor non-Ozzies, ABC …

Australia’s Aboriginal Flag

Photo: Tribal Warrior Aboriginal FlagNAIDOC: The Australian Aboriginal Flag was designed by artist Harold Thomas and first flown at Victoria Square in Adelaide, South Australia, on National Aborigines Day, 12 July 1971. It became the official flag for the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra after it was first flown there in 1972. Since then, it …

Taungurung

Indigenous Peoples Taungurung Wikipedia: The Taungurong people, also known as the Daung Wurrung, were thirteen clans who spoke the Daungwurrung language and were part of the Kulin alliance of indigenous Australians. They lived to the north of, and were closely associated with, the Woiwurrung speaking Wurundjeri people. Their territory was to the north of the …

Lavender Federation Trail

Logo South Australia, Australia – Discover the 325-km Lavender Federation Trail from the Murray River at Murray Bridge to the wine-producing region of the Barossa and beyond to Truro and Clare. The Lavender Federation Trail commences on the banks of the Murray River at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Murray Bridge is located 75 kilometers or …

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 …