CATEGORIES

The Good Earth

There’s a growing mound of evidence that spending time in a habitat with healthy soil can be very good for you.

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
November December 2019

Saving Our Sea Lions

A radical trial treating a sinister parasite in newborn Australian sea lion pups could help rescue the species.

8 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
November December 2019

Rescuing The Reef

Justin Gilligan joins scientists on an expedition to the far northern Great Barrier Reef to witness the annual mass coral spawning spectacle and to look for ways to help this ecosystem under pressure.

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
November December 2019

Flying Far

The centenary of the 1919 England to Australia Air Race provides a chance to remember this largely forgotten chapter of aviation history and honour the courageous men who pioneered modern international flight.

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
November - December 2019

Bush School

Nature-based schools are gaining momentum in Australia as more and more kids are swapping the classroom for the bush and proving that quality learning can take place in non-traditional settings.

10 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
November December 2019

Seeing The Good For The Trees

The future of Australia’s fast-disappearing forests lies in the hands of our farmers.

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Birds Struggling To Be Heard

Noise pollution in urban environments is drowning out birdsong, making it ever harder for birds to communicate.

2 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

The Old Wool Road

From its beginnings as an Aboriginal songline to its heyday as a busy stock route, the Wool Road offers a fascinating journey between Canberra and the coast with plenty of reasons to tarry along its twists and turns.

6 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Swing Time

Miniskirts, beehives and boaters made for a memorable image that captures the spirit of an era.

1 min read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Strait Talking

The Winds of Zenadth festival is one of Australia’s most vibrant celebrations of song, dance, language and history.

9 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Splendid Protection

Kept safe by a quarter of a century of World Heritage listing, the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia are an unparalleled glimpse into an ancient wilderness.

9 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Putting Australia On The Map

Dutch navigators had accurately charted some two-thirds of the Australian coastline in the 170 years before Captain Cook’s arrival in 1770.

9 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Reaching Deep

Texan explorer and industrialist Victor Vescovo this year dived deeper beneath the ocean than anyone had ever done before. This exclusive insight details the epic journey that took him there.

7 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Jungle Royalty

Australia’s cassowaries aren’t as rare as we thought but there’s still much to discover about these enigmatic rainforest birds.

7 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

Delving Into Tasmania's Underground

Cavers discover a flooded subterranean passage that sets a new record for Australia’s deepest cave system.

6 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
September - October 2019

A Dog's Life

From law enforcement to herding livestock and protecting endangered animals, dogs serve us in many important ways.

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
March - April 2019

Urban Battler

The grey-headed flying-fox is facing increasing threats and an uncertain future.

6 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
March - April 2019

Howe Magnificent

Volunteers on the third annual Australian Geographic Society Lord Howe Island scientific expedition helped discover insect species previously unknown to science.

6 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
March - April 2019

Off To The Races

A rural community embraces its diversity with a festival celebrating culture…and camels.

6 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

The End Of The Climb

Indigenous tourism opportunities are growing around Uluru as the deadline approaches for the ban on climbing the huge Central Australian rock.

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Old Town New Prospects

After casting off its industrial past, Queenstown, Tasmania, is emerging as a destination for nature lovers and artists.

7 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Taking The Eyre

Nailing the perfect shot of Lake Eyre in flood isn’t easy, even with a bird’s-eye view, but expert tuition helps a group of keen shutterbugs zone in on the essentials of this rare spectacle.

7 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Solving An Ecological Mystery

Ancient Aboriginal knowledge is helping to fill in the missing details of epic migrations made by Australia’s freshwater eel species.

3 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Honeysuckle Creek

and The Little-known Heroes Of The Moon Walk Broadcast

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Frill Seekers

Scientists are discovering why our frillneck lizard has one of the animal world’s most dramatic displays.

7 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Finding Barclay's Treasure

Retired motor-racing legend Larry Perkins solves a 100-year mystery in the desert.

7 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Generation Of Change

Born into war and violence, Timor-Leste’s millennials are shaping the new country’s future.

10+ mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Australia's Arks

Fenced reserves and captive breeding programs can bring treasured species back from the brink, but there are limitations.

10 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
July - August 2019

Skiing The Back Country

Leave behind the manicured slopes used by most skiers and head for the valleys and peaks of Main Range in Kosciuszko National Park for an exhilarating three-day off-piste adventure.

6 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
May - June 2019

Fabled Fortune

Since its purported discovery more than 120 years ago, Lasseter’s Reef, a fabled gold-rich outback quartz vein, has eluded both fortune-hunters and researchers.

9 mins read
Australian Geographic Magazine
May - June 2019

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