Australia

Uluru at dusk © Michael Nelson Parks Australia

Australian icons Uluru and Kata Tjuta

The rusty orange-red colour of Uluru and Kata Tjua, which is particularly striking in low sunlight, is due to surface oxidation of its iron-bearing minerals The Uluru rock, one of the world's largest monoliths and...
Fraser Island Australia © Thomas Hansson, Dreamstime

Fraser Island, the largest sand island in the world

Fraser Island is an iconic Queensland attraction drawing around half a million tourists a year As the largest sand island in the world, stretching for 122 km along the Queensland coast in Australia, Fraser Island...
Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef under threat

JULY 01, 2015: The World Heritage Committee's (WHC) decision (today) not to put the Great Barrier Reef on the in-danger list is a victory for all concerned with the future well-being of the Reef and...

Weather in Australia

Sydney
broken clouds
26.6 ° C
27 °
26 °
78%
3.1kmh
75%
Wed
29 °
Thu
29 °
Fri
24 °
Sat
24 °
Sun
23 °
Darwin
broken clouds
27 ° C
27 °
27 °
83%
5.7kmh
75%
Wed
27 °
Thu
30 °
Fri
33 °
Sat
29 °
Sun
31 °
Perth
broken clouds
7 ° C
7 °
7 °
87%
4.6kmh
75%
Wed
5 °
Thu
5 °
Fri
3 °
Sat
4 °
Sun
7 °