Category: Australia

Australian Wildfires Uncovered Hidden Sections of a Huge, Ancient Aquaculture System; Reina Gattuso; Atlas Obscura

The Gunditjmara have been building an eel-farming system at the Budj Bim Cultural Landscape for more than 6,000 years.

Source: Australian Wildfires Uncovered Hidden Sections of a Huge, Ancient Aquaculture System

UNESECO site Budj Bim to be re-explored using new technology; Madeline Hayman-Reber; SBS

Using aerial mapping, UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budj Bim cultural landscape in Victoria’s south-west is set to be revisited by experts later this month, after bushfires unearthed a new fish trap. Uncle Denis Rose from the Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owner Aboriginal Corporation said the trap is a clearly constructed channel about 25 metres in length and is located 70 metres from the oldest trap, leading the group to believe it is part of the same system.

Source: UNESECO site Budj Bim to be re-explored using new technology

Top 7 Facts About The Great Barrier Reef; Antonio Cirjak; World Atlas


The Great Barrier Reef is the biggest reef structure on Earth. This reef is one of the most intriguing ecosystems people will ever have the chance to explore.

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Nine things to see and do at Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park; Anthony Dennis; Traveller

Native wildlife, cosy accommodation and unbeatable scenery are just some of the treats in this World Heritage area.

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One Aussie destination makes New York Times 52 must-visit places; Alana Mazzoni; Daily Mail

Western Australia’s Kimberley region came in at the fifth hottest spot in the world to visit, according to The New York Times top 52 destinations for 2020.

Source: One Aussie destination makes New York Times 52 must-visit places

21 Amazing Facts About Sydney Opera House; Trevor English; Interesting Engineering

Learn more about The Sydney Opera house by taking a look at 21 interesting facts about the Sydney Opera House.

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Exploring the exotic natural wonderland of reefs and rainforests on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef Drive; Glenn Harris; LLM

Australia is a fascinating destination with so many varied experiences that tourists are sure to be spoiled for choice. One of its many standout treasures is the…

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Journey to the North: A scenic road trip from Cairns; Fiona Harper; SilverKris

With skies as blue as the sea and hills tall enough to touch the clouds, Cairns proves to be a coastal destination worth visiting.

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What Is The Oldest Forest In The World?; John Misachi; World Atlas

Daintree, located in Australia, is considered the oldest forest in the world. Discover some interesting facts about this forest in this article.

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Incredible photos capture life on World Heritage sites before they were listed; ABC

Today they are revered as truly special places in Australia — recognised by World Heritage as sites to be protected and preserved — but there was a time when they were just playgrounds for the local kids.

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Four things to do at Australia’s Uluru monolith — besides climb it; Sue White; CNBC

It may be forbidden to climb Uluru now, but there’s plenty to do — such as take tours, ride Segways and skydive — at Australia’s famous monolith.

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Why You Need To Visit Australia’s Free-Thinking Town Of Fremantle Now; Sandra MacGregor; Forbes

A picturesque port city in Western Australia, Fremantle may not be at the top of most travelers’ Aussie itineraries—but it should be.

Source: Why You Need To Visit Australia’s Free-Thinking Town Of Fremantle Now

How to take the road trip of a lifetime along the Western Australia Coast; Kevin West; Travel + Leisure

A road trip itinerary along Western Australia’s sparsely settled Coral Coast. You’ll feel like you’ve time traveled back to the good old days, when a scenic place might still be uncrowded, unhurried, and uncommercialized, like Baja in the 1970s or California’s Central Coast a generation before that.

Source: How to take the road trip of a lifetime along the Western Australia Coast

Another Australian Aboriginal site may close; Lilit Marcus; CNN

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With the world-famous Aboriginal site Uluru now closed to climbing by tourists, other Australian destinations such as Wollumbin (Mount Warning) near Brisbane are considering similar measures.

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Barrington tops 50; Mirage News


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Blood and water: Australia’s Budj Bim gets global recognition; Tracey Shelton; Al Jazeera

Budj Bim is the first site in Australia recognised specifically for its cultural significance to the Indigenous people.

Source: Blood and water: Australia’s Budj Bim gets global recognition

Gondwana Rainforests; Planeta.com

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Barrington Tops National park anniversary; Michelle Mexon; Dungog Chronicle

There’s plenty of free activities in store on November 2 at Barrington Tops National Park.

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17 things you can only do in Melbourne; Rebecca Russo & Hazel Lee; Time Out

Where else can you see pink lakes in the city, eat Vegemite curry roti and drink at a bar under a bridge?

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Splendid Shark Bay in Australia; Claire Marine; FuBiz

Once again, Tom Hegen brings us closer to nature. His new aerial photographic series was taken during his travel in Australia. It is a genuine visual pleasure…

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