Kakadu Crocodile – Photo courtesy of Parks Australia

Kakadu is home to the oldest living culture on earth, and crocodiles

Kakadu rock paintings are world class and one of the reasons for the park's World Heritage status Inhabited continuously by Aboriginal people for more than 40,000 years, Kakadu is home to the oldest living culture...
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...

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