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What would locals like others know about South Australia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

Headlines
Aboriginal voices to inform World Heritage bid for South Australia’s systematic colonisation
Australia’s trail where life began – BBC
Climate change threatening tourism in SA, says Climate Council Professor Lesley Hughes
Life on the Line: Farming against the odds and George Goyder’s timeless advice
Whale watcher’s tale: Terry Hardy still finds delight on remote stretch of Great Australian Bight
An Indigenous curator for Indigenous artefacts: South Australia breaks new ground
south-australia-the-frontier-state-for-transforming-an-industrial-economy
South Australia’s Remote Communities Safe for Now – Caama
Kate Humble sees South Australia’s wild side
Earth’s oldest animal ecosystem held in fossils at Nilpena Station in SA outback
Heaps bad: SA brand causes social media meltdown
The Reinvention of Sweden’s “Gothenburg System” in Rural Australia: The Community Hotels Movement

Events
March womadelaide
October Adelaide Festival of Ideas@ideasadelaide

Glen Roy Conservation Park
Wikipedia
birdssa.asn.au

Events Links
Spotlight on GOGO Eventsgogoevents.com.au – event and festival management providing training and employing people who are experiencing, or at risk of homelessness as our event and festival teams
GOGO EventsFacebookYouTube@gogoevents

Spotlight: Maralinga
http://mpegmedia.abc.net.au/local/sundaynights/201508/r1462370_21323760.mp3
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-11-05/traditional-owners-given-maralinga-unrestricted-access/5865048
Maralinga
British_nuclear_tests_at_Maralinga
creativespirits.info/aboriginalculture/history/maralinga-how-british-nuclear-tests-changed-history-forever
naa.gov.au/collection/fact-sheets/fs129.aspx
arpansa.gov.au/pubs/ba

Landscape South Australia
landscape.sa.gov.auFacebookYouTube
On the road to recovery – Bandicoot Superhighway gets funding boost

Marree Man
The Mystery of the Marree Man
Marree Man

Munga-Thirri-Simpson National Park
https://www.parks.sa.gov.au/parks/munga-thirri-simpson-desert-national-park
https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/parks/munga-thirri
https://yoursay.sa.gov.au/munga-thirri-simpson-desert-management-plan
https://southaustralia.com/products/flinders-ranges/attraction/mungathirri-simpson-desert-conservation-park-and-regional-reserve
TripAdvisor
Wikipedia
Australia’s biggest national park declared in South Australia’s far north – ABC
Munga-Thirri-Simpson desert declared Australia’s biggest national park after 10-year campaign – Guardian

Recommended listening
ABC Adelaide
Rural ABC South Australia
boringadelaide.com.au@BoringAdelaide
‘Digging up the Dirt’ A Heritage Tour of Brompton– Brompton is a historic, small inner city suburb laid out in the 1840s as part of the Town of Hindmarsh. This self-guided walking tour explores Brompton and touches on the memories of those who have called in home.
http://www.abc.net.au/local/stories/2009/02/11/2488281.htm
The Barossa – earmarked for world heritage listing
Lake Eyre – In two weeks’ time the Arabunna people of South Australia will be formally recognised as the native title owners of a huge slab of that state, including Lake Eyre. Attending the ceremony and celebration will be photographer Peter Elfes, whose aerial photography of the ‘green desert’ and water-filled lake is exciting national and international interest.
Arabana handback – After fighting their case for almost 15 years in the courts, the Arabana people have finally won their land back. The handback includes Lake Eyre – and as part of the agreement the Arabana are also now the leaseholders of the remote Finniss Springs pastoral station.
Yulu’s coal – part one – The story of the Adnyamathanha people of the Flinders Ranges.

Speaking Kaurna – The Kaurna language of the Adelaide Plains is being revitalised and it’s the younger generations who are leading the way. A dedicated group of linguists at the University of Adelaide and local Kaurna people have used documents retrieved from the other side of the world to recreate the language that was once considered to be extinct.

Eruption, explosion and river erosion – Australian rocks bear the scars of the some most dramatic events in the history of planet earth. Prepare yourself for the boom!

Recommended Reading
Integrated Strategic Tourism Plan – Flinders Ranges and Outback SA
portaugusta.sa.gov.au

Flickr
Bookabee Tours Australia
State Library of South Australia

Aboriginal and Indigenous Culture
South Australian Aboriginal Education and Training Consultative Body

Spotlight on the Ngaut Ngaut Aboriginal Site
http://www.mid-murray.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=939
http://us.southaustralia.com/info.aspx?id=9004072
Ngaut_Ngaut_Interpretive_Project_Collaboration_and_mutually_beneficial_outcomes

Adnyamathanha
adnyamathanha
New Champion – Wilpena Pound Resort, SA
Wilpena Pound is a 800 million year old natural amphitheatre situated in the heart of the Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park, 430 kilometres north of Adelaide. It is known locally as Ikara, and is the traditional homeland of the Adnyamathanha (Yura) people who own and operate the Wilpena Pound Resort.

The Wilpena Pound Resort includes hotel rooms, ‘glamping’ safari tents and campsites. As one of only a few Aboriginal owned and operated resorts, the hallmark feature of the resort is its Aboriginal cultural experiences. Visitors can take a journey with Yura people to uncover the rich history and mystique of ancient and contemporary Aboriginal culture and gain an insight into the land of the Yura.

Museums
http://museumsaustralia.org.au@MA_SouthAust
https://twitter.com/johncarty77

Nature
Conversation SA@ConservationSA
trendsa.org.au@trend_scienceCitizen Science

Tourism Portals
southaustralia.com@southaustraliayoutube
News
International market profiles

Travel Companies
bookabee.com.au
wildernesswanders.com.auYouTubeFacebook

Facebook
Aboriginal Lands Trust of South Australia
South Australian Aboriginal Education & Training Consultative Body

Twitter
@ConservationSA
@fuse_festival
@SA_TIC
@Ri_Aus
@tourismsa
@southaustralia
@BookabeeYura

YouTube
South Australia travel

References
Current Time

AFL
afc.com.au

Parks
parks.sa.gov.au
Facebook
Tourism worries over marine zones – ABC (2011)

Friends of Parks
friendsofparkssa.org.au

Nature Foundation South Australia
naturefoundation.org.au
@naturefsa
https://www.facebook.com/NFSAI

Heysen Trail
heysentrail.asn.au

Zoos
zoossa.com.au
http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-16/zoos-sa-records-operating-surplus-after-panda-financial-pain/7034190
Adelaide Zoo@ZoosSA

Adelaide
adelaide

Andamooka
andamooka.sa.au
Wikipedia
abc.net.au

Barossa Valley
South Australia’s Barossa Valley preparing for World Heritage Listing
The Barossa – earmarked for world heritage listing

Ceduna
Ceduna

Eyre Peninsula
southaustralia.com/EyrePeninsula.aspx
Eyre Peninsula – Wikipedia
Nowhere Else a steal for tourists
Eyre Peninsula’s Murphy’s Haystacks are among the oldest rocks in Australia but they’re slowly eroding away
Murphy’s Haystacks – Wikipedia

Flinders
Flinders University

Goolwa
Goolwa – Wikipedia

Innamincka
The Dig Tree, where Burke and Wills camped before their trek to the Gulf, is still there today on the banks of Cooper Creek, near Innamincka. This Coolibah tree estimated to be around 250 years old.
Innamincka,_South_Australia
http://www.abc.net.au/rural/telegraph/content/2010/s3086882.htm

Lake Acraman
Acraman_crater
earthobservatory.nasa.gov
telegraph.co.uk
abc.net.au

Lake Eyre
Lake_Eyre
lakeeyrebasin.org.au
environment.sa.gov.au
lebmf.gov.au
abc.net.au
arabunnatours.com.au

Morgan
naturalresources.sa.gov.au@nrsamdb

Murray River
Australia’s largest river is the Murray River. The mouth is the point where the river meets the southern Indian Ocean, near the town of Goolwa in South Australia.
Murray River
Murray Mouth
murrayriver.com.au
quadrant.org.au

Naracoorte
Naracoorte Caves National Park

Nullabor National Park
environment.sa.gov.au

Nullarbor_National_Park
protectedplanet.net
nullarbornet.com.au
Head_of_the_Bight

Nullarbor Plain
Nullarbor_Plain
nullarborroadhouse.com.au
@NullarborRH

Oodnadatta
smh.com.au

Orroroo
The name Orroroo was thought to be an form of onomatopoeia in imitation of wind blowing through acacia trees.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/50253362192
Wikipedia

Port Agusta
Port Augusta is located on the quiet waterways at the head of the Spencer Gulf, in close proximity to the Flinders Ranges. Off to the west and southwest lie a range of hills which once marked the territory of the Nukunu Aboriginal tribe to the northwest are two remarkable flat-topped mounts, peacefully lying underneath the sky’s vast blue canopy.
portaugusta.sa.gov.au

Port Augusta is located 68 kilometers northeast of Iron Knob and 300 kilometres north of Adelaide.
Port Augusta reimagines – 360 At the tip of the Spencer Gulf, where the desert meets the sea, highways and train tracks converge from every direction. Here at the crossroads of Australia Tony Collins presents a layered history of a town in flux. As the much vaunted mining boom approaches the northern region of South Australia, a run down rail town prepares to reinvent itself. But the mistakes of the distant past have been repeating themselves with every generation. What will it take to get it right? Explore the collective imagination of the people and the place when Port Augusta Reimagines.
nullarbornet.com.au
wadlata.sa.gov.au
portaugusta.sa.gov.au
Port_Augusta,_South_Australia
http://www.aalbg.sa.gov.au
http://www.umeewarramedia.com
Business in Port Augusta

Spencer Gulf
abc.net.au/news/2014-05-20/welcome-back-giant-cuttlefish/5464518
whyallacuttlefish.com

William Creek
http://williamcreekhotel.net.au
http://www.wrightsair.com.au
William_Creek,_South_Australia
http://www.flickr.com/photos/bookabee_tours_australia/4866127586

Willunga
willungafarmersmarket.com.auhttps://www.facebook.com/WillungaFarmersMarket

Witchelina reserve
A huge outback property more than twice the size of greater Adelaide has become Australia’s newest reserve, protecting much needed habitat for species such as the magnificent peregrine falcon and the vulnerable dusky hopping mouse. On the eve of World Environment Day, Environment Protection Minister Peter Garrett launched Witchelina reserve. At more than 4,200 square kilometers, it is the largest property ever purchased for the National Reserve System through Caring for our Country. The Nature Foundation SA bought the former sheep and cattle station near Leigh Creek with private donations and almost $2 million from the Australian Government. Witchelina helps build a wildlife corridor from Lake Torrens to the Northern Territory border, giving native species room to adapt in the face of a changing climate, fire and drought and the world’s first transcontinental habitat corridor, from Port Augusta to Arnhem Land, the Trans-Australia Eco-Link. Witchelina’s stony plains shelter the leathery gibber dragon and its red sand dunes are home to huge burrowing frogs. River red gums and acacia scrub provided habitat for rare species such as the nationally vulnerable thick-billed grass wren and the blue winged parrot which visits in winter. The new reserve adds an extra 50 percent to the amount of protected habitat in one of Australia’s most under-conserved areas, the Flinders Lofty Block bioregion, so it is important on a national scale.The Nature Foundation would actively manage Witchelina as part of Australia’s National Reserve System.
http://www.environment.gov.au/minister/garrett/2010/mr20100604.html
http://www.abc.net.au/news/photos/2010/06/04/2918791.htm

Coorong
Coorong National Park – Wikipedia
Coorong National Park
River’s End

Photos
Outback Highways SA

Port Adelaide Football Club, 1914
Day 2 - Woomera Missile Park

Proclamation Day
Proclamation Day in South Australia celebrates the establishment of government in South Australia as a British province. The proclamation was made by Captain John Hindmarsh beside The Old Gum Tree at the present-day suburb of Glenelg North on 28 December 1836. The proclamation specified the same protection under the law for the local native population as for the settlers. The date 28 December as a public holiday in South Australia was modified to the first otherwise working day after the Christmas Day public holiday (i.e. usually 26 December). Formal ceremonies involving the most senior current officials and politicians, followed by public celebrations, continue to be held at the still-extant Old Gum

Filing
Human activity in SA dates back as far as 20,000 years, with flint mining activity & rock art in the Koonalda Cave on the Nullarbor Plain.

The piping shrike is the unofficial bird emblem of South Australia and also appears on the State Badge.

The complete coastline of South Australia was first mapped by Matthew Flinders and Nicolas Baudin in 1802.

Fritz
whats-in-south-australias-iconic-smallgood-delicacy-bung-fritz

Elsewhere
aridrecovery.org.au@AridRecovery

Embedded Tweets

Wikipedia
Adnyamathanha
Eyre Peninsula
North Haven
Oodnadatta Track
South Australia

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