Category Archives: australia

2015’s Linguistic Deep Dive from #MacqWOTY @MacqDictionary

My personal favorite Word of the Year competition? Easily the one with online voting: Macquarie Dictionary’s Word of the Year wisely waits until the start of the following year to assess what gained traction in the previous 12 months. What’s found on the … Continue reading

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Recapping Australia’s Wildlife Tourism 2015 Conference

Our upcoming hangout recaps the recent Wildlife Tourism Conference hosted by Wildlife Tourism Australia. Starting time: Tuesday, Oct 20: 930am Brisbane, 1030am Sydney and Monday, Oct 19: 430pm Las Vegas, 730pm NYC The conversation will be streamed live on YouTube … Continue reading

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What do you see as the future of Aboriginal and Indigenous tourism in Australia? #ipw5

Hangouts are a great way to have a conversation with Q&A during Indigenous Peoples Week. Question: What do you see as the future of Aboriginal and Indigenous tourism in Australia? Guest: Haze Black @BookabeeYura https://plus.google.com/u/0/+HaydynBromley/posts Australia http://planeta.wikispaces.com/aboriginal http://planeta.wikispaces.com/australia http://planeta.wikispaces.com/adelaide http://planeta.wikispaces.com/saContinue reading

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Vote Now! Macquarie Dictionary Hosts Word of the Year Competition #MacqWOTY @MacqDictionary

WOTY, aka the Word of the Year, is given by various organizations and highlight language which reflect the popular discourse. My favorite? Easily the one with online voting through Friday (Australia time). Word lovers, delight! What’s found on the deep dive are … Continue reading

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Learning to Say Hello

From where I live it seems it’s always tomorrow in Australia and tomorrow – January 26 – is Australia Day. Never quite sure what to make of the narrative and counternarratives: happy colonization meets conscious grief down under. As a non-Australian trying … Continue reading

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Bleak Week for Australia’s Bush Telegraph #ABCcuts

I first started listening to Australia’s Radio National in 2006 as I prepared to deliver a keynote address at the 2007 Aboriginal Tourism Australia conference. I spent a year listening to this radio network to get some insights into what … Continue reading

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Countdown to the World Parks Congress

There are now 200+ days until the start of the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress in Sydney, NSW. The dates of the event are November 12-20 2014. For those paying attention, here’s the countdown. The congress takes place once every ten years and … Continue reading

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This Week’s Australia Travel Hangout

Explore Australia’s Wildlife, Biodiversity and Parks in this online hangout, Monday, Jan 27 4pm PST in Las Vegas and Tuesday Jan 28 11am AEST in Sydney and 10am Brisbane. This is our first conversation in 2014 with friends in Australia about … Continue reading

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Goals for the 2014 World Parks Congress

Sydney, NSW – The Government of Australia and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) have announced that the 6th IUCN World Parks Congress will be held at the Sydney Olympic Park November 12-20, 2014. This congress takes place once every ten years and … Continue reading

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Indigenous Peoples Week, Day #3

Yeah! Change of pace today as Alastair McKensey hosted today’s hangout on Google+. We were joined by Anders Karrstedt, Ethan Gelber and Oliver Gradwell.

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