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The low-down on common bluebottles
Australia's best meteorite craters
Australia is home to many bizarre creatures, but they're no less lovable than our iconic kangas and cuddly koalas. Here are our favourites.
Dr Yunupiŋu’s music is steeped in the culture of his people, the Yolŋu of northeast Arnhem Land.
Propellers and porcupines, hairpins and tennis balls — the common names for some of Australia's 78 species of banksia speak volumes about their distinctiveness and diversity. All but one — the tropical banksia — are found only in Australia. South-western WA hogs most of the limelight with more than 80 per cent of species. What appears to be one large, showy flower is actually a dense cluster of up to several thousand individual blossoms. Their nectar once provided a sweet treat for Aboriginal people, who sucked the flower spike or soaked it in water to make a drink. After flowering, the spike develops into a woody cone with tightly closed follicles, each containing one or two 'winged' seeds.
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This species of tube-nosed bat resembles a certain Jedi master, quickly making it an internet sensation.
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Rock climbing legend Paul Pritchard is touring Australia talking about his incredible journey in a series of speaking events called 'Beyond Doing It Scared'.
A week without wi-fi and telly might sound like a challenge for some families, but with so much to see and do, Lord Howe Island makes it easy.
The tops of long-extinct volcanoes, these islands are home to amazing wildlife.
This lavishly illustrated visual reference is an authoritative survey of animals.
A detailed reference book of the fascinating hidden world that encircles us.
The definitive guide + comes with a bonus creepy crawly toy. 690mm x 495mm.
Our pick of 100 Australian icons, beautifully illustrated. 680mm x 500mm.
All Prime Ministers' portraits from the National Portrait Gallery. 1000mm x 680mm.
Full-colour wall map of the world, updated in 2011. 1000mm x 680mm.
Full-colour wall poster for learning ABCs via our native animals. 690 x 495mm
A beautifully detailed wall map with 100+ facts about Australia. 1040mm x 870mm
This is a backpack filled with fine walks. Includes map.
Take a breathtaking journey across the Australian Alps. Includes map.
Step into an ancient world of Gondwanan rainforests and volcanic landscapes.