Tasmania, an island state off the southeastern coast of Australia, is home to some of the country’s most beautiful places. Take a virtual tour of the highlights through these 25 photos.
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A huge three-metre crocodile has been filmed crossing a dirt road in the remote Kakadu National Park in the Northern Territory.
This comprehensive walking tour of an extensive World Heritage site includes lunch, entry of OGH, The Dairy Cottage & Parramatta Park.
Anita Lawrence traveled to Australia in September 2019 and her itinerary included a trip to Ayers Rock (the Aboriginal name is Uluru) located in the southern part of the Northern Territory.
Source: Australia’s Red Center
Australia conservationists challenge ‘most polluting fossil fuel project ever to be proposed’ in country; Aidan Hookey; Jurist
Covering more than 3,861 square miles of beauty, the Blue Mountains invite bushland trekking, underground cave exploration and farm-fresh produce with a high-end twist.
The Blue Mountains World Heritage site has been downgraded, but it’s not too late to save it; Ian Wright, Anthony Capon & Leo Robba; Conversation
The official advisor to UNESCO rated the site as being of ‘significant concern’, a drop from ‘good with some concerns’. It’s now in the second lowest category.
There are currently 19 UNESCO World Heritage Listed sites in Australia and Fraser Island is one of them. UNESCO began the World Heritage Convention in 1972 to protect the world’s most remarkable places.
A new sort of environmental offset, the credits developed by GreenCollar go toward helping improve water quality near the Great Barrier Reef.
Time Is Running Out to Visit These Natural Wonders Now in “Critical” Decline; Zac Thompson; Frommer’s
The conservation outlook is grim for more than a third of natural World Heritage sites protected by UNESCO, and climate change is the biggest threat.
‘Severely threatened and deteriorating’: global authority on nature lists the Great Barrier Reef as critical; Jon C Day & Scott F Heron; Conservation
The health of five World Heritage sites in Australia has worsened, according to a sobering report from the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Australian firefighters struggling to control massive bush fire on heritage-listed island; The Journal
From pristine islands and cultural experiences to cities lapped with laid back beaches, discover Australia’s best holiday destinations for families.
National Geographic has named Lord Howe Island among its best destinations to visit in 2021 in its annual ‘Best of the World’ list.
There’s nowhere like the Kimberley: ochre earth, bulbous boabs, hidden gorges and sapphire sea pave the way for one of Australia’s truly off-the-beaten-track adventures.
Australian architecture has generally been consistent with architectural trends in the wider Western world, with some special adaptations to compensate for distinctive Australian climatic and cultural factors.