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2012-08-28 10:22:20

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Located off the northern coast of Australia, out on the edges of the Great Barrier Reef, Lizard Island Resort is a spectacular island setting not known to many. However, with all of the honors garnered so far in 2012, more and more travelers are learning about this ultimate getaway location owned and operated by Delaware North Companies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110107/NY26567LOGO ) Below is the recognition garnered by Lizard...

2012-06-30 23:01:03

Watersong, a retirement community located in Melbourne, Fla., announced today that the community has hired Anna Harpster as Lifestyle Advisor. Melbourne, Fla. (PRWEB) July 01, 2012 Watersong, a retirement community located in Melbourne, Fla., announced today that the community has hired Anna Harpster as Lifestyle Advisor. Harpster is an experienced sales and marketing professional who most recently served as Account Executive for Mederi Caretenders Home Health in Melbourne. In her new...

2012-04-23 23:03:35

Adelaide “Report It” app will serve 1.2 million residents; CitySourced mobile service request platform now deployed in four continents Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 Adelaide City Council is expanding its range of free apps, with ℠Adelaide Report it´ as the latest mobile phone application to be released. The new app allows users to take a photo of potholes, graffiti and other maintenance issues in the city and submit it to the Council´s Customer Service...

2012-04-23 06:22:31

SYDNEY, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ventyx, an ABB company, today announced that Sydney Ferries has successfully completed a significant upgrade of Ventyx Ellipse for Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) and Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), on time and on budget. Sydney Ferries also implemented other leading Ventyx solutions as part of the organization's strategic review of business processes and systems. The implementations have enabled Sydney Ferries to achieve significant functional...

2012-04-03 22:20:09

SYDNEY, April 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Jetabroad report that an increase of nearly 10 per cent in international overseas holidays means Australians are keen to visit foreign shores- Australian outbound tourism is alive and well according to recent national figures, say leading online travel company, Jetabroad [http://www.jetabroad.com.au ]. Highlighting tourism's resilience, the news is also a pat on the back for the strong Australian dollar, which made...

2012-03-09 02:00:00

SYDNEY, March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- -Jetabroad say that there was a substantial increase in the number of Australians heading to the United Kingdom last year- Australia's leading online travel company, Jetabroad, have highlighted a significant increase in the number of Aussies who caught cheap England flights [http://www.jetabroad.com.au/Cheap-Flights/London-LON ] in 2011 compared with 2010. Taking advantage of the exchange rate, many...

2012-03-06 08:00:00

Surfers Paradise Australia vacation rentals, cabin rentals and home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is offering free listings to Surfers Paradise Australia vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package with each free listing. (PRWEB) March 06, 2012 Surfers Paradise Australia vacation rentals and cabin rentals are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home...

2012-03-04 08:00:00

Melbourne Australia vacation rentals, cabin rentals and home swaps are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is offering free listings to Melbourne Australia vacation rental owners and other high demand resort locations. Owners get high end perk package with each free listing. Melbourne Australia (PRWEB) March 04, 2012 Melbourne Australia vacation rentals and cabin rentals are in high demand on http://www.bobzio.com. Bobzio.com is a co-op of vacation rental owners, home...

2012-03-02 08:00:00

Mirvac Hotels & Resorts offer exciting new Queensland conference venues in the Gold Coast and Palm Cove. Queensland, Australia (PRWEB) March 02, 2012 Sea Temple Surfers Paradise With sleek, modern décor, natural light, state-of-the-art audio visual facilities, indoor and outdoor pools, BBQ and unique break-out areas, the brand new 5-star Sea Temple Surfers Paradise is unlike any other property on the Gold Coast. The perfect Gold Coast conference location for PCOs planning...

2012-02-13 08:00:00

SYDNEY, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sydney Festival is an annual three-week Festival celebrating Sydney in summer. Every January, the Festival brings the harbour city to life with an explosive array of theatre, dance, music, visual arts, film and talks. Sydneysiders and visitors know Sydney Festival is the most wonderful summer festival in the world - a claim underpinned by the city's lustre and charisma, making it an ideal showcase for the world's great artists. To view the multimedia...


Latest Geography of Australia Reference Libraries

Short-spined Crown-of-thorns Starfish, Acanthaster brevispinus
2013-08-12 14:37:20

The short-spined crown-of-thorns starfish (Acanthaster brevispinus) is a species of starfish that is classified within the Acanthasteridae family. This species has a large range that includes the Great Barrier Reef, the Philippines, and the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean. Because these areas are so far away from one another, the full range of this starfish cannot be known, but it can be said that it resides in a tropical or subtropical environment. It was first discovered by W.K. Fisher, who...

Mulga Lands
2013-04-19 20:34:07

The Mulga Lands are an interim Australian bioregion out of eastern Australia made up of dry and sandy plains that are scattered with mulga trees. Located in inland New South Wales and Queensland these are level plains with some low hills and infertile sandy soil with a cover of shrubs and grasses with mulga and eucalyptus trees. The region incorporates regions of wetland, the majority of which are only seasonally flooded, these include Lake Numalla and Lake Wyara, the Currawinya Lakes,...

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2009-04-07 18:18:26

The Blue Bonnet (Northiella haematogaster) is a species of bird native to Australia. It is the only member of the genus Northiella. Its habitat includes open woodland, scrub, river forest, spinifex (a type of Australian grass), and farmlands. It is found throughout the eastern half of Australia, and a smaller race is found in the western Australian Nullarbor (flat, almost treeless, arid or semi-arid country immediately north of the Great Australian Bight) region. This bird is about 10.6...

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