Tasmania

Photo: Tatters, Du Cane Hut (Some rights reserved) Tasmania is Australia’s island state, located 240 kilometers (150 miles) to the south of the Australian continent (nicknamed the North Island), separated by Bass Strait. The state capital and largest city is Hobart. Another major hub for travel is Launceston. Google Maps Photos Recommended ListeningTasmania’s dual naming …

Cradle Mountain

Photo: Tatters, Cradle Mountain (Some rights reserved) Tasmania – Cradle Mountain is the iconic gateway to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area and is located in the Central Highlands region. At 1,545 metres (5,069 feet) above sea level, it is the fifth-highest mountain in Tasmania and is one of the principal tourist sites in the state. The …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie (Some rights reserved) Budj Bim or Mount Eccles is an extinct volcano near Macarthur in southwestern Victoria, Australia. Budj Bim is also the Gunditjmara name, meaning High Head. The roughly conical shaped peak rises 178 meters (584 feet). The World Heritage Centre accepted the nomination for the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as Australia’s …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag What would Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia like others know about their cultures and concerns? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: National Indigenous TelevisionIndigenous free to air television to be launched at UluruThe National Indigenous Television channel will begin broadcasting from midday today. It’s the first national dedicated Aboriginal television service …

Grow Do It

Logo Grow Do It Key Linksgrowdoit.com.auFacebookYoutube Videos A call to arts for all musicians, poets, artists & creatives to SING, WRITE and DRAW our way toward viable solutions to the climate & ecological crisis – I’ve been trying to do it for the past 8 years… honestly, it’s not that scary! Please feel free to …

Queensland Links

Queensland Flag What would locals like others know about Queensland? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesTourism operator’s Adani concernsDigging into Adani – 4 cornersClimate change damage to Queensland’s world heritage rainforest ‘as bad as Great Barrier Reef’ – Guardian Aboriginal and Indigenous CulturesIndigenous knowledge centersInsider Tips: Queensland’s Indigenous North – CN TravelerWik …

Ningaloo Marine Park

Photo: Michael Safe, Reef (Some rights reserved) Ningaloo Reef has gained an impressive reputation as an ocean paradise. Dive with tropical fish and the world’s biggest fish, the whale shark. The Ningaloo Marine Park stretches 260km from Bundegi Reef near the town of Exmouth to Amherst Point near Coral Bay in the south. Google Maps …

New South Wales

Photo: Denisbin, Parkes (Some rights reserved) New South Wales is in the southeast of Australia with the Pacific Ocean to the East, Queensland to the north and Victoria to the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps FloraWaratahs (Telopea speciosissima) belong to the genus Telopea, in the Proteaceae family. The plant is native to a small area of the …

ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

Logo The ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies – coralcoe.org.au – undertakes research for sustainable use of coral reefs. Key Linkscoralcoe.org.auFacebook – [email protected] About the CentreThe ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies undertakes world-best integrated research for sustainable use and management of coral reefs. Funded in July 2005 under the Australian …

Cat Empire

Logo Among our faves: Cat Empire disbanding in 2021 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 …