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Australia's Own Sea Serpent

Sea monsters are the stuff of legend, but some forms of them existed on Australia millennia ago

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One for the Birds

Australia’s bird fauna is one of the richest in the world, and it is believed to be the origin for many of the bird species found elsewhere.

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Summertime Blues

This month David reflects on his changing experience of summer, and what this may mean going into the future.

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The Grand Scheme

The Ord River has supported life for millennia, but has the attempt to control it for agriculture been worth the effort?

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The real aspect of most of our inland rivers: turbid, narrow and full of snags.

The Big Dry: How Competition For Water is Killing Our River Systems

We recently addressed the issue of the dying (or dead) Darling River and how it related to cotton farming. Now, we take a look at the broader issue of competition for water in all of our rivers, most especially those in the south-east.

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The History of Cape York

Camper Tips you off on the long, fabled history of the Cape York Peninsula.

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Ancient Australia

We take a look at Australia’s long-term geological trajectory, from a partly submerged continent, to one big snowball, to the mineral-rich continent of today.

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Australia’s Volcanoes

Who knew that Australia had its own share of volcanic activity? Cooky takes a look at the magma madness going on below us at every moment.

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Eat, sleep and chill the Wicked way

Wicked Campers has been renting out campervans for over 20 years. We checked out their updated vehicle range and were lucky enough to borrow one for our own outback adventure.

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Keep River National Park

This tropical sandstone playground on the WA/NT border dishes up indigenous history, cabbage palms and gigantic beehive rock formations. If you can handle the heat, read on.

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