Favorite Streams #ABCWildOz

One of our favorite collection of streams comes from Australia. Presenting ABC’s Wild Oz — http://www.abc.net.au/news/wildoz — live until Friday (Australia time). If this is a pilot project, we’re looking forward to whatever it grows into. Hashtag: #ABCWildOz YouTube Today: In a suburban backyard in Brisbane orphaned squirrel gliders are preparing for release. They’ll sleep …

#IndigenousX

Logo The Australian Twitter account — @IndigenousX — is a national and global conversation starter featuring life stories and achievements of Aboriginal and Indigenous hosts. Each week the account is hosted by a different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. The account was launched by digital pioneer Luke Pearson in 2012. Since then it has …

Makarrata

WOTY 2017 Looking for a 2017 Word of the Year? One of our nominees: makarrata, the coming together after a struggle. It was the central theme at the 2017 Garma Festival in Arnhem Land. Headlines What is a Makarrata? Constitutional reform rejected by Uluru forum, we’ll pursue Makarrata – SBS indigenous-makarrata-topic-of-discussion its-been-a-long-painful-journey-to-unity-at-uluru-lets-not-waste-this-opportunity QandA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZtVMAx3xXQ On …

Perspectives on Listening #Bioscapes17

Queensland, Australia – The Biosphere Soundscapes International Workshop and Symposium “Perspectives on Listening” is streaming live today and tomorrow. Hashtag: #Bioscapes17 Key Links http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org/live.html http://www.biospheresoundscapes.org/perspectives-on-listening-symposium.html YouTube Questions Are there any Google docs or wikis in which a transcript is being edited? About the event Arts Front are supporting this event through a public live stream for …

Wildlife Tourism Australia 2017

Poster Planeta.com and Wildlife Tourism Australia are holding a series of video conversations in preparation for the 2018 Wildlife Tourism Conference. We will talk about what’s new in Tasmania and how this conference will connect and engage locals and visitors. We will be talking with with Ronda Green and members of Wildlife Tourism Australia. We …

Songlines

NAIDOC Poster Songlines are the oldest living narrative of Australia, and will be the focus for the 2016 NAIDOC Week celebrations. Songlines are intricate maps of land, sea and country. They describe travel and trade routes, the location of waterholes and the presence of food. In many cases, Songlines on the earth are mirrored by …

Recommended Listening: 2017 Boyer Lectures

Logo Recommended Listening Many of our favorite podcasts come by way of Australia’s Radio National: Future Tense, Off Track and Late Night Live educate and inspire. Another favorite is much less frequent and is about to begin streaming — presenting the Boyer Lectures. Hashtag: #Boyers2017 Each year since 1959, the ABC has sparked national discussion about …

Green Globe Awards 2017

New South Wales, Australia – A diverse range of innovative projects from across the state have been highlighted in this year’s winning line-up for the Green Globe Awards. Hashtag: #GreenGlobeAwards Winners Sydney Institute of Marine Science (and UNSW) is the winner of the 2017 #greenglobeawards Natural Environment Award. Their innovative project Operation Crayweed has reversed the extinction of large …

2017 Private Land Conservation Conference

National Private Land Conservation Conference Hashtags: #PLCConf17, #privatelandconservation The Australian Land Conservation Alliance (ALCA) holds the 2017 National Private Land Conservation Conference in Hobart (October 18-20) at the Hobart Function and Conference Centre. Hosted by the Tasmanian Land Conservancy, the conference theme will be Valuing Nature. Conversations will encompass conservation, culture, community and commerce, with topics including sustainable financing, natural capital, policy and …

The Channon Market

Photo The Channon is one of the world’s best markets. More than 220 stallholders display and sell wares, produce and crafts. Scattered around Coronation Park, The Channon is held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. The market is both alcohol-free and pet-free. The Channon (a local aboriginal term for the Burrawang palm, a type of …