During the hot, dry summer months, Alice Springs is often beset by a beautiful plague – flocks of thousands of green budgerigars (Melopsittacus undulatus) in search of increasingly scarce sources of water.
Photographer Steven Pearce says that there was around 4000 birds congregating around the waterhole just after dawn.
A ‘relic’ gecko species with no close living relatives has been found in Central Australia.
History & Culture
Take to the air with the Uniting Church pastor whose Central Australian parish – at more than half a million square kilometres – is bigger than many countries.
The idea of paddling down the Cooper Creek in the Central Australian outback was madness. And yet, thanks to La Niña rains, it was not only possible but appealing.
Central Australia has been transformed. See the images of Uluru and its surrounds blanketed with wildflowers and green foliage.
Central Australia has been transformed this year and Uluru and its surrounds are blanketed with wildflowers and green foliage.
Ghost gums that feature in important Albert Namatjira paintings from central Australia have been seriously damaged.
As boom time ends for outback budgies, flocks up to 60,000 strong are congregating on water bodies.
A new Indigenous Protected Area in the NT is the largest piece of land ever put aside for conservation in Australia.
An Aboriginal object so sacred that for a woman to see it “would mean death” has been put up for auction in the UK.