Conservationists say newly released documents call into question the government’s policy of backing tourism developments on protected public land…
Source: Privatising the wilderness: the Tasmanian project that could become a national park test case
Uluru is listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site and was named earlier this month as the world’s third best places to see by international travel guide Lonely Planet.
Source: Rare waterfalls form on iconic Uluru after heavy rain – The Statesman
Australia’s world heritage listed Jenolan Caves has been closed to tourists indefinitely after record breaking rains and flooding destroyed the only access road.
Source: Australia’s iconic Jenolan Caves shuts down ‘indefinitely’
Planning a Blue Mountains road trip? Here is an itinerary that stretches from Sydney to the Hawkesbury with stops at Leura, Oberon, Bilpin and more.
Source: Greater Blue Mountain Road Trip Itinerary | Australian Traveller
UNESCO’s report warns degrading these environments could release billions of tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases…
Source: World’s largest carbon stores found in Australian World Heritage Sites
While Sydney is incredible, there’s so much more to OZ! Here’s a list of ten places in Australia that you should visit.
Source: 10 Places to Visit in Australia (That Aren’t Sydney) • The Blonde Abroad
Greenhouse gas stored in country’s marine world heritage sites about same as four years of emissions
Source: Blue carbon: how three Australian marine sites lock away 2bn tonnes of CO2
A rare and potentially damaging climate phenomenon has caused temperatures to soar in the waters off the Western Australia coast.
Source: Rare weather phenomenon worries scientists
Whether you have one night or five to explore the region outside Sydney, these weekend trips will give you nature, nurture, and wine in spades.
Source: 3 Weekend Getaways from Sydney
Lack of action on climate change is forcing scientists to devise ever more elaborate ways to stave off damage…
Source: Could Flushing Cold Water Over the Great Barrier Reef Save Corals?
Today’s Luxury Escapes Travel Deal: Boutique Cape Tribulation Retreat near the Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest.
Source: Boutique Cape Tribulation Retreat near the Great Barrier Reef & Daintree Rainforest, Cape Tribulation, Queensland
At a time when tourism operators are banking on a boom in the domestic market, Australia’s biggest national park is falling into disrepair as a bitter dispute over management rages.
Source: ‘We’ve had a gutful’: Traditional owners threaten to shut Kakadu as park falls into disrepair
A huge saltwater crocodile has been spotted by local tradie walking through a car park in the remote Kakadu National Park, with rangers saying recent flooding means there will be more crocs in the area.
Source: A saltwater croc has been spotted in a car park in a National Park
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.
Source: Explore Tasmania through these spectacular photos