Category: News


On the frontlines of mange, this is one wombat rescuer’s story

Canberra-based wombat rescuer Yolandi Vermaark is on the frontline of fighting mange in wombats. Here, Australian Geographic follows her on one of her typical weekends, which involves looking for joeys in roadkill and treating a small population of wombats with cydectin that helps get rid of mange.


Mal Leyland’s life on the road

In their heyday, pioneering outback filmmakers the Leyland brothers were Australian television icons. Decades on, Mal Leyland – one half of the famous duo – is still on the road and in front of the camera.


In pictures: 2019 Australian Geographic Gala Awards

On Friday, 1 November 2019, we toasted the achievements of some of Australia’s greatest conservationists and adventurers at the annual Australian Geographic Society Gala Awards night in Sydney, with special guest Victor Vescovo.