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August 10, 2022

GAO support for CWRT

Great Australian Outdoors (GAO) is proud to have made its annual contribution to the Conservation and Wildlife Research Trust (CWRT). A percentage of all sales from the highly successful GAO magazine is put towards CWRT’s on the ground environmental projects and bursaries for up-and-coming environmental academics.
July 11, 2022

Humpback wail – scourge of the feral camel

Popular in zoos and as racing animals, particularly in Dubai, the camel in Australia is a different prospect entirely with its feral population estimated at anywhere between 1 and 1.5 million and the ability to almost double their numbers in fewer than 10 years.
June 24, 2022

ABC WA regional Drive show features Field to Fork – Second Helpings

Off the back of an international award win putting Field to Fork – Second Helpings game meat cookbook among the best in the world, the conversation of sourcing game meat for the table is piquing the interest of Australia’s media.
June 15, 2022

Best in world title for Field to Fork – Second Helpings

Our Field to Fork – Second Helpings cookbook has received one of the highest honours in food culture by being named as one of the top two meat cookbooks in the world. This latest accolade for the Field to Fork franchise was announced at the 27th Gourmand World Cookbook Awards in Umea, Sweden in early June.
May 13, 2022

Ghost towns of Tasmania

A crisp June morning in Tasmania. Frost sparkled on the car windshield under clear blue skies. We packed the vehicle ahead of two solid day trips around our green state, searching for signs of Tasmania’s rich mining heritage.
April 4, 2022

Aboriginal ‘Welcome’ for return of native mammal

There was great satisfaction among the wildlife fraternity in the wake of the reintroduction of a previously wiped-out species to northern South Australia. The red-tailed phascogale, also known as a kenngoor, is a tree-dwelling carnivorous marsupial whose absence from the Vulkathunha-Gammon Ranges National Park has been a sorry episode for more than a century.
March 25, 2022

Remote control

In the late 1970s I found myself in the Great Sandy Desert on one of a series of gridlines bulldozed through the scrub to aid the seismic search for underground oil and gas reserves. It was a sad moment, because on the same track a few months earlier were found the bodies of two young men whose four-wheel drive ute had become bogged.
March 4, 2022

Grampians Walks by Monica & Phil Coleman – book review

If you love hiking and discovering incredible walking tracks, while taking in spectacular views, you need to grab yourself a copy of Grampians Walks. It’s a brand new guide book with hundreds of photos illustrating the tracks, as well as descriptions of the Grampians Peaks Trail and many other day walks in the Grampians where all the planning has been done for you, allowing you more time to enjoy your walks. Written by veteran local walkers Monica and Phil Coleman, their love of the Grampians shines on every page.