Australian National Parks

Injured British man saved by off-duty medical students after jumping from clifftop in outback Australia

A 25-year-old British man who ignored safety warnings and leapt into a natural pool from a 100-foot clifftop in outback Australia suffered multiple injuries but was rescued by a group of medical students who happened to be passing by.<p>Josh Jones, from Yorkshire, had reportedly drunk “about 10 beers” …

Medical School

Returning: All Aussie Adventures

Russell Coight (aka Glenn Robbins) returns to TEN after a 14 year absence, for his for a third series of <b>All Aussie Adventures.</b><p>The 7 part series will …

TV (Australia)

Briton 'lucky' to survive jump from Australia waterfall

Canberra, July 16 (IANS) A British man has been deemed "lucky" to be alive after jumping from a waterfall in an iconic Australian national park.<p>Josh …

National Parks

New Forest Reserve in Victoria's Strzelecki Ranges

On July 14th 2018, Victorian Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change, the Hon. Lily D'Ambrosio, and Gunai Traditional Owner Aunty Doris …

Population

Ideal family home for horse lovers who want to be close to the city

4-8 Footts Hill Road, Hawthorndene. Supplied by Harris Real Estate<p>A HAWTHORNDENE home offers a country lifestyle just 20 minutes from the …

Real Estate

Living close to amenities but with nature in your lap at Glenalta

Vendors Marie and Geoff Tarrant in front of their home at 41 Sun Valley Drive, Glenalta. AAP Image/Russell Millard<p>GLENALTA is the perfect the middle …

National Parks

Curvy glass cabins bring design to nature

What’s more beautiful—indoors or outdoors?<p>Freycinet National Park in the Australian island state of Tasmania is known for its rugged sea line that hugs a handful of curvaceous bays. Now, the park has accommodations to match its sinuous outline thanks to Liminal Studios, a design firm that recently …

Curvy

'No justice no peace': Lethal Weapon actor Danny Glover backs Uluru Statement

International political activist and Hollywood star Danny Glover has shined the spotlight on Indigenous constitutional reform while in Australia.<p>The …

Australia

ICYMI: Tetchy About Hetchy, Monster Croc, Fracking Makes You Fat, & More

A weekly roundup for busy people<p>A California appeals court rejects environmentalists’ bid to drain Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park. …

Fossil Fuels

Canberra's Indigenous rangers take park management back in time

As you walk in the footsteps of Canberra's Murrumbung Rangers, you begin to see the landscape with very different eyes.<p>"There are stone fragments …

Indigenous Australians

Australia's deadliest ghost town: Innocent-looking settlement hides a secret

Australia's deadliest ghost town: Innocent-looking settlement hides a secret that can kill the unwary<p><b>Former WA mining town still attracts visitors</b> …

Australia

Australia plans spectacular new bike and walking trail near Cairns

An incredible new 76-kilometre bike and hiking path along some of Australia’s most spectacular coastline has moved a step closer.<p>The Wangetti Trail would connect the towns of Palm Cove and Port Douglas bringing trekkers through a rugged landscape overlooking the ocean in Northern Queensland. It …

Travel

The rise of the 'digital detox' holiday: The trend changing the way we take a break

John Briggs, a 40-year-old on holiday, texted his wife Shirley: “Look at the glacier out there.” He waited for the reply, which came through on his …

Detox

Kenya/Tanzania:Exclusive - Gor Players Keep Off Dressing Room in Tanzania Over Witchcraft Claims

[Nairobi News] Gor Mahia players on Wednesday refused to use the dressing rooms at the National Stadium in Dar es Salaam ahead of their clash against …

Africa

'Got to die of something': YouTubers dicing with death at Wittenoom

But the mine shafts are easily penetrated.<p>Lyniece Bolitho’s two grandfathers, three uncles and her father all worked in the blue asbestos mines in …

Australia

Pictures of the Day: 11 July 2018

Northern Territory

Woman dies while skiing at popular ski resort

A woman has died while skiing at Perisher in NSW’s Snowy Mountains.<p>Ambulance crews were called to Pretty Valley Road at Kosciuszko National Park …

Skiing

National Arboretum all wrapped up and cosy during Warm Trees

While there's no scientific proof it helps the trees grow during winter it would be nice to think it does.

Knitting

Brumbies: we’re in the same park, says Barilaro

The NSW Government says recent publicity that its brumby management policy varied greatly from Victoria are incorrect, with the same outcomes …

National Parks

How to nurture an active pup AND a beautiful garden

The new-dog trick is to plan ahead, and make changes before you bring Fido home.

Pets

You Can Now Stay In This Secluded Ski-In Ski-Out Lodge in NSW

Located within skiing distance of Perisher Resort, Numbananga Lodge is available to book all year round.<p>Located within skiing distance of Perisher …

Skiing

After 8-year search, Australian rangers capture massive crocodile

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wildlife rangers in northern Australia captured a massive 600 kilogram (1,300 pound) crocodile after first spotting it nearly a decade ago.<p>The crocodile, estimated to be more than 60 years old, was found lurking near a boat ramp in the Katherine River. At 4.71 meters (15.45 feet), the croc …

Wildlife

Festive celebration of Santa Ken's life planned in Yanchep

A CHRISTMAS-themed celebration of Santa Ken’s life is planned in Yanchep this weekend.<p>The popular Santa, whose career spanned 29 years, took time off …

National Parks

Discover Australia’s natural treasure

When planning a trip Down Under, Tasmania is an underrated yet undoubtedly must-visit destination. An island state off Australian mainland’s …

News (China)

Stop new tourism infrastructure in World Heritage

Tasmania is blessed with beautiful and intact landscapes and an impressive network of national parks. However, World Heritage Areas and national …

National Parks

Irish walker prepares to leave 'favourite country' during second lap of planet Earth

Having walked to Darwin's Nightcliff Beach from Perth via Sydney, Tony Mangan would have gladly turned left and hiked into Western Australia.<p>But the …

Sikkim

Small Towns in Australia Worth Visiting

Small Towns in Australia Worth Visiting (and a Couple of Slightly Bigger Ones)<p><i>The very picturesque courthouse in Maffra, Victoria.</i><p>If you’re planning …

Australia

Travel Through Australia Like A Billionaire On This Private Jet Excursion

Touring Treasures, a boutique, luxury travel tour company, is offering an exclusive, 21-day private jet tour for eight people in September, aboard a private Falcon 900 jet.<p>To organize the trip, Touring Treasures is partnering with Adagold Luxe, a private charter company based in Australia. The …

National Parks

First eastern quolls in 50 years born in the wild in Australia, giving hope to the species

The first eastern quolls in 50 years have been born in the wild on the Australian mainland, with the rice grain-sized pups offering hope to a species of marsupial devastated by foxes.<p>Eastern quolls - a furry carnivore that grows to about the size of a domestic cat - disappeared from the mainland in …

National Parks

USM Alger cut short their ten-day camp in Kenya

Gor Mahia will clash with Yanga in the other Group D match on July 18, in Nairobi<p>Algerian side USM Alger have cut short their ten-day tour of Kenya …

Africa