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This is a test of how this post will look. I shall try to add some media too, so that I can see how that also looks. 27 more words


Call for permanent ban on seabed mining in Northern Territory

Chief Minister must rule out destructive open cut seabed mining in the Territory

Australian Marine Conservation Society

A coalition of groups, including the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS), Environment Centre NT and Protect Arnhem Land have called on Chief Minister Adam Giles to permanently ban seabed mining in the Northern Territory. 376 more words

Environmental Impact

Much to learn, Grasshopper*

*Namely cane toad busting, boat trailer parking and how to conduct insect-finding expeditions in 40-degree heat.

November 17, 1845.

 ‘Whilst on this expedition, we observed a great number of grasshoppers of a bright brick colour dotted with blue: the posterior part of the corselet and the wings were blue; it was two inches long, and its antennae three quarters of an inch.’ — Ludwig Leichhardt… 1,401 more words

Northern Territory

An Aussie Slang Dictionary - Phrases

We are sitting around the dinner table discussing the different Australian words and phrases that, as an American, I don’t know. There seems to be a generational gap between the different phrases each Aussie suggests. 416 more words


Mount Gillen, Alice Springs, Northern Territory, Australia

After selling everything we owned to begin our trekking lifestyle, we decided our first trip out of the United States would be to Australia.  Specifically, our first stop would be the remote outback town of Alice Springs  where our daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Calvin live.  269 more words


Vanderlin Island - Proposed

Vanderlin Island is located approximately 50km off the south west coast of the Gulf of Carpentaria at the point of the MacArthur River mouth. A processing works was proposed as a co-operative of mainly tableland owned properties, with it being exempt from taxes, shipping acts and all government fees. 720 more words

Australian Abattoirs

Federal and State funding removed from top Northern Territory Environment Groups

End is nigh for NT environmental advocacy groups as funding runs out, ABC News 26 Feb 15  By Elliana Lawford Two environmental advocacy groups in the Northern Territory are set to close as government funding cuts announced last year start to bite. 289 more words