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

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 ReviewFor non-Ozzies, ABC should be considered as a premiere, go-to source for those planning trips to Australia …

Native Title

Buzzwords Native Title = Native title is the recognition by Australian law that the Aboriginal and Indigenous people who were the Traditional Owners of an area prior to 1788 have ongoing rights and interests in land, seas and waters that derive from their traditional laws and customs 2019Byron Bay’s Bundjalung people celebrate long-awaited land and …

Science Show

Radio National Artwork Recommended listening: The Science Show Key Linksabc.net.au/radionational/programs/scienceshowpast programs About the ShowThe Science Show provides unique insights into the latest scientific research and debate, from the physics of cricket to prime ministerial biorhythms. 2021Festival reveals the beauty, wonder and potential of seaweedChildren’s book helps to discuss the environment with children – Science Show …

NAIDOC

Lingo Card NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC (the National Aboriginal Islander Day Observance Committee) Week is an Australian observance lasting from the first Sunday in July until the following Sunday. 2021Celebrations will be held July 4-11, 2021. naidoc.org.au: The NAIDOC 2021 …

The Plan For The Future of Nature Tourism in Tasmania Should Say WHAT?

Posters Upcoming Webinar: March 31, 6pm Hobart/Midnight Pacific – The Plan For The Future of Nature Tourism in Tasmania Should Say WHAT? Wilderness Society Tasmania: Tasmanian tourism’s T21-T21 Visitor Economy Action Plan commits the island to being “a global leader in responsible and sustainable tourism” and “being more deliberate” in “more deliberate in its agenda …

Late Night Live (Australia)

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Late Night Live – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/latenightlive/ – a Monday-Thursday evening (10pm Australian Eastern Daylight) conversations spanning the globe with Phillip Adams. Key LinksLate Night LivePast ProgramsIn Bed With PhillipiTunes (Separate Stories) [email protected],@PhillipAdams_1 About the program: Affectionately known as ‘the little wireless program’, Late Night Live has been presented by Phillip …

Future Tense

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended Listening! One of our favorite podcasts helps listeners get a jump on the future. Australian Broadcasting Commission’s Future Tense – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense – explores social, cultural, political, and economic fault lines arising from rapid change. The weekly half-hour program/podcast takes a critical look at new technologies, new approaches and new ways …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples Adnyamathanha HeadlinesHistories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta – The Conversation – @ConversationEDU @JKoolmatrie Video Elsewhere on the Webhttp://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 referred to …

Nyungar = Noongar

Indigenous Peoples Also spelled Nyoongar, Noongar Videos Recommended Listening Word for Word #23 Noongar: The pulse of language – In Indigenous cultures, traditional languages are bound up with family, history and place. In this episode, we meet three Noongar people – Miles Franklin-winning novelist Kim Scott; music historian Clint Bracknell; and performer and director Kylie …