Melbourne Links

Melbourne flag What would locals like others know about Melbourne, Australia? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesMelbourne actually has its own flag, and it features a dead sheepResident fury as Melbourne Water moves to sell off public land used as parks – The AgeQuiet signs of successWell done, humans. We’ve killed Melbourne’s …

Melbourne, Australia

Photo: Bernard Spragg, Coop’s Shot Tower Melbourne is the capital and most populous city in the state of Victoria, and the second most populous city in Australia. The world city continues to reinvent itself and global perceptions of it. Melbourne is located on the large natural bay of Port Phillip, with its City Centre situated …

Melbourne Comedy Festival

Logo The Melbourne International Comedy Festival – comedyfestival.com.au – takes place over four weeks, typically starting in March and running through to April. Melbourne International Comedy Festival is Australia’s largest ticketed cultural event, and one of the top three largest comedy festivals in the world, alongside Montreal’s Just for Laughs and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. …

Australia

Photo:  Pedro Szekely, Perth Australia is an island continent and country. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east. Australia’s capital is Canberra, and its largest urban area is Sydney. Much of the continent has lain flat …

2016 Private Land Conservation Conference

National Private Land Conservation Conference November 24-25, 2016 The National Australia Bank (NAB) Arena Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Hashtag: #PLCConf16 Conference program Request for conference organizers and participants: If there are other relevant links, videos, presentations, please let us know. As the conference continues today, it would be awesome if someone could stream a talk or corridor conversation. …