Category Archives: Places of Australia

Does Australia have more snow than Switzerland?

You could look for miles afar and down to a green, lush land whilst standing atop a mountain of snow. It was a picture of Australia that I never imagined. Continue reading

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Ningaloo: the next Great Barrier Reef?

Coral is dying at the Great Barrier Reef but on Australia’s other coast, another reef thrives. Ningaloo is a wonderland just below the surface and unknown to many. Will it stay that way? Continue reading

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NT: a place of home and racism for Aboriginal people

Despite problems facing Aboriginal people have in the NT, it may be where Aboriginal culture can thrive. Continue reading

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The Northern Territory: Australia’s Last Frontier

Sydney is an opera house and ugly bridge. Melbourne is a cricket ground and expensive coffee. The NT is a place where you go not for what man has made, but what exists in the absence of man.  Continue reading

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Escape to Melbourne and a changing city

Escape Rooms are an Asian phenomenon increasingly popular in Melbourne. Will Melbourne’s CBD change to suit young people who don’t want to go the pub? Continue reading

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Liveable Melbourne: superior, pretentious…pleasant

Melbourne is the world’s most liveable – most pleasant – city. Yet my favourite part is the only bit that Melburnians rate as inferior. Continue reading

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Uluru: an Aboriginal cathedral

On top of Uluru, you may feel tall as you survey miles around, forgetting that the most memorable landscape is that which you can no longer see. In Kata Tjuta, you feel small and dwarfed by the landscape which is all around you. Despite the cities, Australia is still a country where man is a dot on the surface. Continue reading

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