September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day

Photo September 6 is Indigenous Literacy Day in Australia. Planeta.com applauds efforts around the world to improve literacy in Indigenous communities and to raise awareness and attention to Indigenous culture and peoples today. Hashtags: #ILD2020 and #indigenousliteracyday Key Linksindigenousliteracyfoundation.org.auhttps://www.indigenousliteracyfoundation.org.au/[email protected] Background Indigenous Literacy Day is a national celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy. Through activities on …

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 …

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 Faveshttps://twitter.com/planetanews/status/1289727910346031104 Saves Liveshttps://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/jun/02/australians-say-abc-saved-lives-during-summer-bushfires-royal-commission-toldhttps://twitter.com/Nic_Asher/status/1267730428841979909 ReviewFor non-Ozzies, ABC should be considered as a premiere, go-to source for those …

Melbourne Links

Melbourne flag Links related to Melbourne, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: If it is 4pm in Melbourne, what time is it elsewhere? EventsMarch-April Melbourne International Comedy Festivalhttps://www.youtube.com/user/TheMelbComedyFesthttps://twitter.com/micomfestivalhttps://www.facebook.com/melbournecomedy TBA TEDx Melbourne – Facebook – Twitter – http://tedxmelbourne.amplifyeffect.com.au August – September Melbourne Writers’ Festival – @MelbWritersFest – YouTube HeadlinesMelbourne actually has its own flag, and it …

Socialising Tourism

Webinar Announcement Socialising Tourism = A reorientation of travel and tourism based on the rights and interests of local communities and local peoples Also see:Social License Upcoming WebinarStreaming live, Friday, June 19, 11amfacebook.com/groups/1411913732350607facebook.com/events/955834298178645utas.zoom.us/j/312107730 COVID-19 has shut travel, tourism, hospitality and events in many parts of the world. It offers an opportunity to uncover the possibilities …

Australia Tourism

Photo: Uluru Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia Questions• Is there a public ‘Who’s Who in Australian tourism’ on the web? https://www.tourism.australia.com/en/events-and-tools/industry-resources/resources-for-industry/whos-who-in-tourism-industry.html Key LinksTourism AustraliaTourism and Transport Forum 2020Australia announces bid to win back tourists – CNNBushfire recovery package to tackle Australian tourism’s ‘biggest challenge in living memory’Can domestic travellers save …

Victoria Australia Links

Victoria Flag Links related to Victoria, Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesRemembrance Day: Wycheproof Avenue of Honour rediscovered after 90 years in the wildhttp://vicnature2050.org2015 Community Environment Recognition AwardsAussies are sports mad, but Victorians are the clear winnersNine hundred giant native trees felled in VicRoads planning blunder – The AgeCanopy of dead Separation Tree in …

Victoria, Australia

Photo: Henrik Johansson, Split Point Lighthouse Victoria is located in the southeastern corner of Australia and has a total area (land + sea) of 237,629 km², which is about 3% of Australia’s total area. In this relatively small state, mammal, bird, and reptile fauna are rich and diverse. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/QnYBZRSGDj7E8htC6 Cities Places Features Planeta.com