Oz : History - People - Places - Things - Facts - Animals (panique.com.au)
- 'A View On Cities',
a site dedicated to the sights and attractions in some of the world's
Picture Australia - (from Australia's cultural institutions) - "a gallery of people, places, events and objects"
- 10 ways to survive in the wild
"A British teenager has survived a fortnight lost in the Australian bush.
What are the dos and don'ts of staying alive in terrain like that?...
He survived on berries, leaves and water, and slept under logs.
The weather had been foggy, wet and freezing.
THE BEST JOBS IN THE WORLD :
- See Lesson
- Island Caretaker - Tourism Queensland Seeks Applicants for "The Best Job in the World" (YouTube)
- How to land dream island job
"It's being billed as "the best job in the world" - six months working as a "caretaker" on Hamilton Island in Australia's Great Barrier Reef.
But with competition for the post sure to be cut-throat, how can you make your application stand out?"
- with a video
Racial Discrimination Act (1975)
"Students will become familiar with the Act which underpins
all anti-racism legislation and education in Australia."
with Worksheets to download and Suggested
- Humpback Horror: Camel Chaos In Oz - November 26, 2009
"Around 6,000 feral camels are rampaging through a remote Australian town causing chaos and terrifying the locals, prompting the government to organise a mass cull."
- Thirsty camels lay siege to Australian Outback town
"Docker River, an Australian Outback town, is under siege from 6,000wild camels which have laid waste to the area in search of water...
Residents in the Northern Territory settlement have been left cowering in their homes after the animals trampled fences, smashed through water mains and invaded the airstrip...
Over the next week, helicopters will be used to drive them about nine miles into the desert before marksmen cull them from the air."
- Killing Camels and the Business of Carbon Offsets
"Northwest Carbon recently submitted a novel proposal under Australia’s proposed Carbon Farming Initiative to have camel culls approved as a legitimate method to reduce emissions.
If approved, the camels would be shot by marksmen or corralled alive and transported to an abattoir for slaughter, where the meat could be used for pet food and possibly human consumption...
One camel emits about 99 pounds of methane into the atmosphere each year via burps and farts.
By 2020, feral camel flatulence is predicted to surpass 1.9 million metric tons of emissions in Australia.
Northwest Carbon argues that killing the camels would reduce emissions and help combat climate change."
'Racist' cartoon stokes debate over treatment of Indigenous Australians - 5 August 2016
"Bill Leak’s sketch of drunk Aboriginal father comes amid fallout from publication of alleged juvenile detention centre abuses.
A newspaper cartoon widely criticised as racist has heightened a debate about Australia’s treatment of its Indigenous people, amid ongoing fallout from the publication of footage showing the alleged abuse of Aboriginal children at a detention centre..."