October 13, 2021

Flight of fancy – Discover the joys of birdwatching

I am constantly surprised at how indifferent and unaware of birds most people are. I think birds are marvellous little creatures. They have always fascinated me. A garden, no matter how beautiful, would be a sad place without birds. Most people are busy leading hectic lives and don’t have time to notice the birds sharing their world. And birds are everywhere, once you start observing them.
October 1, 2021

Experience the Kimberley with local knowledge in your pocket

What better way to tour one of Australia’s amazing and iconic locations than with a local tour guide by your side? This is what you gain with 100 Things to See in the Kimberley, which is put together by Kununurra local Scotty Connell.
September 15, 2021

Plan and survive with an expert by your side

This ultimate guide to survival in Australia’s many varied and remote landscapes will set you up for success thanks to one of our country’s most respected experts. Bob Cooper is known for his work over the past 30 years to educate thousands on how to survive in Australia’s Outback.
September 8, 2021

Polaris ATVs fuelling outdoor fun

On occasions, when outdoor enthusiasts enter rugged and testing terrain, they may require something more than just sturdy foot power to extend the exhilaration levels. To bolster whatever mission is mapped out on the exploration agenda, the next step could entail looking to vehicular assistance for trail and recreational riding.
September 1, 2021

Planning our landscapes for recreation beyond mining

Rehabilitation of mined land for safety and conservation purposes is becoming an important part of initial mining approvals. With this strategy comes opportunities for recreational users to access some of Australia’s most amazing landscapes.
August 16, 2021

Fossil fuel extraction and the environment

The processes of hydraulic fracking for coal seam gas and shale oil drilling are surrounded by controversy worldwide. It is the eternal battle to balance the need to access fossil fuels for energy and the environmental impacts of doing so.
August 6, 2021

International accolade for our Aussie game meat cookbook!

August 1, 2021

Rally through the Outback for prostate cancer research

Experience Australia’s unique Outback with the Prostate Cancer Rally and drive research and awareness for one of Australia’s most common types of cancer.
July 20, 2021

Taming Australia’s brumby problem

Once upon a time Australians romanticised our horses. We relied on them and they even helped define our nation as evidenced by Banjo Paterson’s The Man from Snowy River which remains marked on Australian minds through our $10 note.
July 7, 2021

Hunting profits point to tourism trade

There is no point trying to pull the wool over the eyes of hunters in New South Wales. That’s because intriguing statistics released by the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) indicate that participation in hunting has soared to levels that eclipse the economic level of the traditional sheep farming trade.


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