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A Turnbull government plan to dump 2600 Olympic swimming pools of rubble in Alpine lakes risks "catastrophic" damage to Australia's most important river system if it goes awry, ... "Snowy Hydro have a long track record of being responsible environmental managers in the Kosciuszko National Park.".

Now dry plains with alien-looking formations rising out of it, the ancient waterways of Australia's Willandra Lakes Region once supported a lush ecosystem. ... away sand and soil, creating the formations, including the striking major tourist attraction the Walls of China found within Mungo National Park.
A helicopter carrying four people has crashed at a remote site near Yulara, close to Uluru in the Northern Territory. The crash happened just after 6.30pm on Wednesday and one of the passengers has been seriously injured, Northern Territory emergency services say. The Australian Transport Safety ...
Going on a cruise is either your version of heaven or hell. And having these ships dock off the coast of Tasmania can be just as polarising. About 125 ships are scheduled to dock in Burnie and Hobart this year. Twenty-nine of those ships will make a stop at Port Arthur and six will drop anchor off Freycinet ...
Sandrina Duniau, 30, spotted the racy 'roo casually lounging around in the entrance to a rest-room in the scenic John Forrest National Park in Perth. ... state with partner Viktor Simonic, 26, snapped this priceless picture to show her family back home some of the unique hurdles she faced while in Australia.

The Australian Broadcasting corporation reported that the man had been descending Mount Sonder with a 40-year-old companion, but the two had become separated. Northern Territory division duty superintendent Rob Burgoyne told ABC Australia, "[Mount Sonder is] about 1,300 meters tall and the ...
Top 10 cities: Seville, Spain; Detroit; Canberra, Australia; Hamburg, Germany; Kaohsiung, Taiwan; Antwerp, Belgium; Matera, Italy; San Juan, Puerto Rico; ... Kii Peninsula, Japan; Aeolian Islands, Italy; Southern U.S.; Lahaul and Spiti, India; Bahia, Brazil; Los Haitises National Park, Dominican Republic.
"Off the track, because you're not meant to be in a national park with dogs, and I'm running away from the humans," he tells the camera. His then climbs a tree to get his bearings before continuing on to the summit (1446m) to find it smothered in cloud and lightly snowing. On his return, Parks and Wildlife ...
A view of Kings Canyon ridge tops is captured, on the Kings Canyon Rim Walk, entailing a climb of about a thousand steps in Watarrka National Park, Northern ... A scenic hike through Australia's popular Kings Canyon Rim Walk ended in devastation when a nearby lightning storm killed a tourist visiting the ...
The invasive Northern Pacific seastar has been rediscovered in highly protected waters off south-east Victoria despite efforts to eradicate the marine pest four years ago. The "highly voracious predator" was found in Wilsons Promontory National Park by ranger Chris Hayward when he was diving under a ...
Bushwalker found after going missing for five days in Grampians national park. Julio Ascui's family had not ... Julio Ascui, who went missing at the Grampians national park on 29 December and was found on Wednesday. Photograph: Victoria police/ ... Australian Associated Press. Tue 2 Jan '18 21.07 EST.
chief Darryl Branthwaite says, the pristine wilderness of Curtis Island National Park could add a lot to our tourism potential. But Queensland National Parks president Graeme Barton makes a very strong case and it's one The Greens will fight voraciously before allowing any changes to the status quo.
Vandals destroy 115-million-year-old dinosaur footprint at Australian national park. By REX ... Authorities are searching for the person responsible for damaging a fossilized dinosaur footprint in Bunurong Marine Park at Australia's renowned "Dinosaur Dreaming" site, Victoria Park officials said Tuesday.
A pocket-size predator thought to be pushing up daisies in New South Wales has been rediscovered in the inland Australian region. During recent monitoring, scientists from the Wild Deserts conservation group spotted the first crest-tailed mulgara in Tibooburra's Sturt National Park in more than a hundred ...
Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park. ... The top and bottom of Australia have been named in The New York Times list of top "52 Places to Go in 2018". ... made note of all of the scenic tours available to visitors: "Exclusive access tours to Aboriginal Homelands of Kakadu National Park and Arnhem Land, ...
Mr O'Connor, 39, moved to Australia in 2012, trading the lush green hills of Ireland for the white sands of sunny WA. He fell in love with the WA coastline, particularly Shark Bay and its "smorgasbord of life". Late one afternoon in September, he put a drone in the air over Francois Peron National Park to get ...

In 2016 there were more than 51 million visits to NSW national parks, making them one of the most popular destinations in Australia. ... The rainforests of Barrington Tops National Park are remnants of vast prehistoric forests that once covered the southern continents, originating from the ancient Gondwana ...
... a fancy dress hat that was emblazoned with "Australia" and a kangaroo. And it's no surprise he was in such high spirits, given that he will now enjoy a luxury stay in the Gold Coast's swanky Versace hotel. The plush digs are just an hours' drive from where the show is filmed in Springbrook National Park.
... free accommodation. * Outdoor adventurers told by authorities not to visit national parks, state forests and other bushland areas with flood warnings ... Victoria will bear the brunt of the major storm which is also to also hit parts of eastern South Australia, southern NSW and Tasmania. Melbourne radar:.
Guardian Australia understands it is one of the top three issues the premier, Daniel Andrews, wants resolved before the 2018 state election. If unresolved Labor stands to lose votes from both sides, with the Greens pushing for the area to be protected under a new great forests national park and the Liberal ...
This week's pic of the week is of Kalbarri National Park in Western Australia, by Steve McCarthy of Perth, WA. However, we don't want to be restricted .... The Australian's award-winning photographer John Feder offers the following tips to amateur snappers on their travels: * Take a good quality camera that ...
Slow walking can take place in any environment, including the back yard, urban street or the local park, but in Australia it is being pioneered in the bush. Jacinta Rheinberger is a discovery ranger for the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS), and across the coming summer season ...
police Superintendent Darryl Jobson said: "Obviously this is a tragic incident, a very sensitive operation involving the police Rescue squad, Ambulance NSW and also National Parks and Wildlife Service." He said the dead man's body would remain under police guard at the scene overnight until experts ...
"Our vision retains all the aspects that generations of South Australians have treasured, and builds on those by adding exciting experiences like a cable car, zip-lining and a treetop walk." Mr Weatherill said the government planned to make a decision on the proposal -- expected to create about 300 jobs ...
Malcolm Turnbull has accused Labor senator Sam Dastyari of trying to subvert Australian authorities while helping the communist Chinese ...
Australian beaches shine in world's 50 best beaches list ... But what is truly awe-inspiring is how well Australia ranked on the list. ... the list for its crystal waters, white sand, and the lush Jervis Bay National Park as its backdrop.
... accident, which happened about 11.40am at Wentworth Falls national park. ... have a chopper on the scene now," the spokesman told The Australian. ... rescue, Polair, NSW Ambulance, Fire & Rescue NSW, and National Parks .... Australia wants to engage more with the world but lacks the commitment.
Do you support a cable car linking the Cleland National Park with the Mount .... "Our vision retains all the aspects that generations of South Australians have treasured, and ... Picture: Tricia WatkinsonSource:News Corp Australia ..... National Parks and Wildlife South Australia doing a burn planned for the ...
The board of the Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park has announced it will ... Australian Magazine that white Australians liked "clambering over it, ...
Go abseiling at Kalbarri National Park, explore the pink lake at Hutt .... Occupying a third of the Australian continent, Western Australia is home ...
One of South Australia's stunning national parks -- Almonta Beach in Coffin Bay ... National park cash boxes have been slowly phased out over ...
10 things you need to know this morning in Australia ... will end in two years after Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park Board voted unanimously to ...
A view of Uluru in Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park in Australia in 2013. Uluru, also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone formation situated ...
Sal Salis in Western Australia, nestled in dunes between Cape Range National Park and the Indian Ocean, is an excellent case in point. Underwater lies ...
AN AustraliaN man has faced a US court and admitted he was the ... also known as Graham Chen, was arrested last year in Australia after returning ... and rhinoceros horns at the Nairobi National Park on April 30, 2016.
If you're looking for a new position that will challenge you, you may be interested to learn that Kakadu National Park is looking for a new ...
The dust is thick, fine and red in Western Australia's Pilbara; it gets into everything and covers every surface inside and outside the car.
Eastern quolls used to live on the east coast of the Australian mainland ... wild on mainland Australia and it all starts at Booderee National Park.
The National Park Service said Thursday it is dropping a more than ... Buffa, who said she walks her two Australian cattle dogs at Fort Funston, ...
There are mounting fears a shake-up of NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) staffing will exacerbate safety, bushfire and ...
THE ticking time bomb under the surface of Yellowstone National Park could blow up much more quickly than researchers previously thought.
WA police confirmed a man in his early 40s was found dead while swimming at Lakeside Beach, within Cape Range National Park, at 2pm.
Since April 1, the Australian couple has been living the van life, traveling to all 59 national parks and sharing their stunning pictures to hundreds of ... Some of their favorite parks included Lake Clark National Park and Preserve in .... they'll hop back to Australia for two weeks to relax with friends and family.
NSW's National Parks are turning 50 years old and to celebrate they're giving you a present today. Free entry to 45 National Park locations!
Travellers in the Shire of Ashburton have been warned to stay safe as a bushfire continues to burn adjacent to Karijini National Park. Beginning ...
Would you like to take a holiday camping in the jungles of Australia, ... real-life jungle is part of Australia's Springbrook National Park, in the ...
Michalak is the first woman to saddle up in Glacier National Park's ... eagle hunters, and in Australia she packed in the Snowy Mountains, the ...
Leaked internal documents have shown that stage four would have required the acquisition of 60 hectares of the Royal National Park, or the ...
The eastern quoll will be reintroduced to the Australian mainland more ... carnivorous marsupials will be released in Booderee National Park in ... The project is a collaboration by Parks Australia, Rewilding Australia, the Australian .... out and the leaves return to the trees, Australians know it's time to flee, ...


 

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