Environment Category

Platypus, Echidnas and Cataract Gorge. An Update On Our Travels This Week

On Wednesday we went to Beauty Point to the Platypus House. It was our intent to look for platypus in the local rivers, however, it’s still a bit tricky negotiating some spots after the October 2022 floods… But first, Cataract Gorge Platypus House…

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Some Devilish Antics At Trowuuni Wildlife Sanctuary – Conservation Leadership In Action

On Day 3 of our escapade to the north of Tasmania, we spent some time at Trowuuni Wildlife Sanctuary, the heart of the captive breeding program to restore Tasmanian Devils Watch this space for some further Tassie travel highlights…

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Why Space Exploration Matters – My Personal Journey This Week

This week I got to meet with the team responsible for running and expanding the European Space Agency (ESA) station at New Norcia (Yarrawindah)! Ever since I was six years old, I have been fascinated by the universe, the stars and our solar system and space travel itself. Now, I have become a little part […]

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Managing for Flood, Fire and Famine in the Blink of an Eye

It’s never a dull moment running a local government. In the last two weeks, I have dealt with flooding, commenced preparing for the expected increase in bushfires this coming summer and attended Western Australia’s (WA) premier agricultural event. Community resilience is increasingly important on the back of an ever changing natural environment: there is increased […]

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We have green sea turtles for Sean! — Markus + Micah

After being away for the last week and a bit on the road (catching up with clients), I thought I would share with you today a post by Markus and Micah who are involved with turtle advocay regarding the pag-asa pawikan protection and conservation center – a wonderful conservation initiative for one of the planet’s […]

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