ABC Radio National (Australia)

Logo 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/radionationalradio.abc.net.auContactFacebook – Think [email protected] LivestreamingWhich timezone would you like to listen in? = ¿En qué zona horaria te gustaría escuchar? = In welcher Zeitzone möchten Sie …

Off Track

Radio National Artwork Want to be taken somewhere different? Put on your headphones. Recommended listening: Off Track – abc.net.au/radionational/programs/offtrack Ann Jones (@jones_ann) hosts a weekly trek into outdoor Australia. This is one of our long-time, fave podcasts and one of one of the most innovative programs from ABC’s Radio National. Links to several episodes are …

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO)

Logo The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is Australia’s federal government agency for scientific research. Its chief role is to improve the economic and social performance of industry, for the benefit of the community. CSIRO works with leading institutions around the world and CSIRO Publishing issues journals with the latest research by leading …

Wild Australia

Hashtags Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Australia – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. Hashtag: #WildOz 2021 Biodiversity Conferencetwitter.com/i/events/1438542649527443466 Acoustic Labacousticobservatory.org Key Links: Parks AustraliaParks AustraliaNational [email protected]_Australia Recommended ListeningIf you’re not already listening to …

Canberra Links

ACT Flag What would locals like others know about Canberra? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: TimeCurrent time in CanberraEvent Time Announcer [email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]_CBR Weatherhttp://www.bom.gov.au/act/forecasts/canberra.shtml Transportationhttp://[email protected]_CBR Recommended Listeninghttp://www.2cc.net.au – https://twitter.com/2CC – https://www.facebook.com/12062CC ABC Canberra – @666canberra Canberra’s pastoral history lives on at Yarralumla and Duntroon – Long before the city was built, the area …

Byron Bay, New South Wales

Photo: Ron Mader, Lighthouse (some rights reserved) Byron Bay is one of the more storied places in Australia. Location: on the Pacific coast and a shire of its own. With a population of 9,000 Byron Bay is the largest in the Byron Shire (population 32,000). Google Maps Bluesfest (April 2022)bluesfest.com.au – Facebook – Youtube – …

Future Tense

Artwork 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 of thinking. Listen …

Canberra

Photo: ArchivesACT, Bogong Moth Sculpture (Some rights reserved) Canberra (CAN-ber-ra) is the capital of Australia and the 150 kilometers from the coast, the country’s largest inland city. The name Canberra is derived from the Aboriginal word ‘Kamberra’ which means ‘meeting place.’ The city has a population of 325,000. Canberrans live in a city of broad …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘Aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest …

Blueprint for Living

Elsewhere on the Web Recommended listening: Blueprint for Living, ABC Radio NationalSaturdays at 9am (Friday 4pm Pacific)Repeated: Monday 1am, Sunday 4amPresented by Jonathan Green Key Linksabc.net.au/radionational/programs/blueprintforlivingSubscribe on [email protected]@ArtsonRN DescriptionOfficial spin: Blueprint for Living surveys the ways we spend our time: from the food we eat and the clothes we wear, to the extraordinary innovations some …