Michael Leunig

Elsewhere on the Web Who to follow on Twitter? We appreciate the wit and wisdom of Michael Leunig seen regularly in the dead-tree edition of the Sydney Morning Herald and via Twitter and Facebook. Key LinksLatest – Sydney Morning [email protected] Embedded Tweets Also Recommended ListeningSense of Place: Michael Leunig, Lockhart River, Queensland – Cartoonist Michael …

Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Recent Features [email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected] The Genius of Australian Indigenous LanguagesThe genius of Indigenous languages – @RachNordlingerhttps://twitter.com/CoEDLang/status/1075919889510977536https://vimeo.com/286457391/f816da0a71 HeadlineDozens more ancient heritage sites could be destroyed by Australian mining companies‘As long as we can see the sky, we can see our stories’: Indigenous …

Awaye!

Logo Recommended listening Presented by Daniel Browning, the weekly, hour-long AWAYE! features diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world. Awaye! covers music (from the yidaki and gumleaf to techno), arts, spirituality, politics, dance, literature, theatre – in short, the healthy and vibrant …

Great Barrier Reef Marine Park 2020

Photo: American Rugbier Rolling news and videos from Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Marine Park in 2020. For the first time the coral of the Great Barrier Reef found to be bleached from north to south. This is the third major coral bleaching event in five years. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/B7fbeREBWeCtsKUs6 HeadlinesStudy finds ocean warming has killed half …

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 Faves Saves LivesAustralians say ABC saved lives during summer bushfires, royal commission told ReviewFor non-Ozzies, ABC …

Lavender Federation Trail

Logo South Australia, Australia – Discover the 325-km Lavender Federation Trail from the Murray River at Murray Bridge to the wine-producing region of the Barossa and beyond to Truro and Clare. The Lavender Federation Trail commences on the banks of the Murray River at Sturt Reserve, Murray Bridge. Murray Bridge is located 75 kilometers or …

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 …

Tasmania Links

Tasmania Flag Links related to Tasmania presently in mostly random fashion: HeadlinesVisiting Tasmania’s Best National Parks – Horizon Travel Press – @sarahtrvlsEnvironmental message lost as Insta-traffic takes toll on Tasmania’s natural wondersTasmania’s battle between ecotourism and forestry playing out in town of DerbyMountain bike trail network splits Tasmania’s St Helen’s communityPush to update Tasmania’s ‘outdated’ …

Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape World Heritage Site

Photo: Mertie 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 has formally accepted for assessment the nomination for the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape as …

Uluru Links

Screenshot Links related to Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park presented in somewhat random fashion: Climbing ban in 2019https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2017/11/07/why-we-are-banning-tourists-climbing-uluru https://www.illawarramercury.com.au/story/6458703/climbers-booed-as-they-ascend-uluru-for-final-time https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/oct/26/new-dawn-for-uluru-as-climb-closure-ends-decades-of-disrespect https://www.abc.net.au/radio/programs/worldtoday/hopes-uluru-closure-will-raise-awareness-of-other-sacred-sites/11639714 https://amp.abc.net.au/article/11634498 Uluru ban: What do locals think of the final rush to climb? – BBCUluru climbing ban: Tourists scale sacred rock for final time – BBChttps://twitter.com/olgordon/status/1187149946731937793 https://theconversation.com/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluru-86755 –http://outbounding.org/articles/view/why-we-are-banning-tourists-from-climbing-uluruhttps://www.clc.org.au/index.php?/media-releases/article/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place-no-more-anangu-close-uluru-climb-at-lasthttps://www.clc.org.au/files/pdf/Sammy_Wilson_statement_on_Uluru_climb.pdfhttp://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-01/uluru-a-history-of-disrespect-atop-the-rock/9107750http://www.smh.com.au/national/uluru-very-likely-to-close-to-climbers-its-not-a-disney-ride-says-chairman-20171031-gzccjo.htmlhttps://twitter.com/i/moments/925571911941103616Uluru climb in Northern Territory should …