Category: Australia

World’s largest carbon stores found in Australian World Heritage Sites; Isabella O’Malley; Weather Network

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

10 Places to Visit in Australia (That Aren’t Sydney); Kiersten; The Blonde Abroad

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

Open for Business: Best things to do in Northern Rivers, NSW; Lauren McMah; News.com.au

 

Source: Open for Business: Best things to do in Northern Rivers, NSW

3 Weekend Getaways from Sydney; AFAR

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

‘We’ve had a gutful’: Traditional owners threaten to shut Kakadu as park falls into disrepair; Adam Harvey & Ali Russell; ABC 

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 saltwater croc has been spotted in a car park in a National Park; Olivia Day & Brett Lackey; DailyMail

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

A story of conviction; Tourism Australia; NZ Herald

Source: A story of conviction – NZ Herald

Australia’s Red Center; Anita Lawrence; Record Gazette

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

More ancient wonders revealed at Budj Bim Aboriginal site; Benjamin Preiss; The Age

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Highlights of a Broome to Kununurra Gibb River Road Trip; Luxury Escapes

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.

Source: Highlights of a Broome to Kununurra Gibb River Road Trip

Chris Hemsworth Just Took His Entire Family to Australia’s Secret Island Paradise; Stacey Leasca; Travel and Leisure

Chris Hemsworth took his entire family on an epic Australian getaway to Lord Howe Island, located off the coast of New South Wales.

Source: Chris Hemsworth Just Took His Entire Family to Australia’s Secret Island Paradise

What to expect on Intrepid’s Daintree Retreat in Far North Queensland; Yvette Thompson; Intrepid Travel

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Visit Sydney Opera House on your trip to Sydney or Australia; InspiRock

Visit Sydney Opera House, Sydney for Night life activities. Find the reviews & ratings, timings, location details & nearby attractions at Inspirock.com

Source: Visit Sydney Opera House on your trip to Sydney or Australia

UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fremantle prison reveals long-hidden secrets; ABC

Archaeologists working at the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fremantle Prison uncover a trove of historical artefacts, including a piece of convict clothing, crude tattooing implements and designs, and a mysterious letter.

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Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park: A Complete Guide; Shae Isaac; Be My Travel Muse

A complete guide to Uluru and Kata Tjuta, the ultimate of outback adventures filled with beautiful landscapes, cultural landmarks and vivid colors.

Source: Uluru and Kata Tjuta National Park: A Complete Guide

The seven wonders of NSW, named by the experts; Anthony Dennis & Jane Reddy; Traveller

To mark the resumption of travel, a panel of seven tourism experts and travel lovers name their seven most inspiring wonders of tourism in NSW.

Source: The seven wonders of NSW, named by the experts

One of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks is ruined by vandals; Tom Place; Daily Mail

The Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne’s CBD was attacked on Saturday between 8.30pm and 9.15pm with almost every exterior wall or surface damaged.

Source: One of Melbourne’s most famous landmarks is ruined by vandals

Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Australia; Daev; Abroad

Photographs of Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Australia – the first building in Australia to achieve UNESCO World Heritage status…

Source: Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Australia

An enduring Indigenous engineering project illuminates a path to a sustainable future; Matilda Bowra; Create

Budj Bim is a sophisticated and complex aquaculture system comprising weirs, dams and stone canals designed to manipulate water levels in various parts of Lake Condah and trap and farm fish and migrating kooyang — eels.

Source: An enduring Indigenous engineering project illuminates a path to a sustainable future – Create

Lord Howe: Australia’s most exclusive island?; Margo Pfeiff; BBC

Everything about Lord Howe, a reef-rimmed tropical island 780km north-east of Sydney, is laidback – except for the fervour with which its locals protect their paradise.

Source: Lord Howe: Australia’s most exclusive island?

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