Ningaloo Reef: No longer a secret

Even with its long empty beaches, glistening turquoise waters and world-renowned wildlife, WA’s Ningaloo Reef remained a closely guarded secret. Now, it faces an uncertain future…


Reading the Simpson Desert

The AG Society’s ninth scientific expedition fused learned expertise and volunteer zeal to reveal knowledge long-buried in the arid environs of the northern Simpson Desert.


T Dimboola: outback town for better, for worse

THE DRY RIVERBED THAT that borders Riverside, Denis Elliott’s “host” farm, is sandy beneath our feet. It’s littered with driftwood and mussel shells. A bilious-green waterhole supports a few die-hard European carp. A family of wood ducks parades among exposed tree roots. “Water is only two-thirds of a river,” says farmer-turned-tourist operator Denis. “The big trees,… View Article