Kimberley National Park

Photo: John Benwell, Aboriginal Rock Art created by the Wunambal people at Wary Bay, Bigge Island (Some rights reserved) Western Australia – The Kimberley is one of the world’s last great wilderness areas. Remote and rugged, the sandstone landscape is spectacular with ancient gorges, pristine beaches and wide horizons. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/D48H6Mx3i6XvFwrM9 Fitzroy CrossingFitzroy Crossing straddles …

Tourism in Australia

Photo: Mark Wassell, Uluru (Some rights reserved) Key links and resources to travel and tourism in Australia: Headlines Ecotourism Australia announces Elissa Keenan as new Chief ExecutiveThe Best Road Trips In Australia – Horizon Guides 2021 Stimulating Australia’s Tourism Industry – Q+A Headlines (2020)Ecotourism Australia implores governments for ongoing support of natural attractions and ecotourism …

Nyungar = Noongar

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Noongar (also spelt Noongah, Nyungar, Nyoongar, Nyoongah, Nyungah, Nyugah, Yunga) are Aboriginal Australian peoples who live in the south-west corner of Western Australia, from Geraldton on the west coast to Esperance on the south coast. Recommended Listening Word for Word #23 Noongar: The pulse of language – In Indigenous cultures, traditional …

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Poster Darwin, Northern Territory – The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair – daaf.com.au – provides opportunities to purchase artwork directly from 60+ Indigenous owned community art centres, whilst being immersed in an exciting program of traditional dance, workshops, film, fashion and music. The fair is held on Larrakia Country at the Darwin Convention Centre. 2022 dates: …

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 …

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 …

Northern Territory Links

Northern Territory Flag What would locals like others know about the Northern Territory? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesTikToks and virtual cultural tours a boom for Katherine tourism businessAboriginal cultural experiences to lead new tourism strategy in the Northern Territory Beetaloo BasinA Senate inquiry into the gas-rich Beetaloo Basin is sitting in …