The Ashmore and Cartier islands are four uninhabited islands that Australia lays territorial claim over. The Ashmore Reef contains the West, Middle and East islands. While Cartier island is another independent island 70km away from… Read More »The Islands Australia and Indonesia share
Write-up: Australia’s new Antarctic ice-breaker research and supply vessel; The RSV Nuyina. The Government of Australia has recently received in Hobart its newest research vessel for the Australian Governments Antarctic mission. This vessel is named… Read More »Australia now owns the most advanced Ice-Breaker research vessel in the world. The RSV Nuyina
Ship wreck looting and the search for un-radiated metal. In recent years the looting of WWII ship wrecks in Asia has attracted the attention of international authorities. Many of these WWII wrecks are under-water museums,… Read More »Ship wreck looting. Why does it take place?
Antarctica is the landmass located on the southern most pole of the earth. It is considered a continent. Countries from all over the world undertake research in Antarctica, but Antarctica is not ‘owned’ by any… Read More »Who owns Antarctica? The answer may surprise you
Why is Australia in Antarctica? Australia claims territorial rights to a large portion of Antarctica, which under the Antarctic Treaty can be used for research purposes. Click here for Australia’s role in the Antarctic: Australia… Read More »Australia’s plans to build an airstrip in Antarctica has debate heating up
Palm Oil is legally able to be labelled as ‘vegetable oil’ on an ingredients list in Australian consumer law. This leaves many consumers a little confused as to the origins of their foods. In recent… Read More »Palm Oil and the call to update packaging on Australian consumer goods.
Sugar Cane in Australia and the Great Barrier Reef Australia during its early days was a series of small settlements that started out with the idea of becoming agriculturally self-sufficient over time. The initial colony… Read More »Sugar Cane and the Great Barrier Reef.
What is the Great Barrier Reef? The Great Barrier Reef (GBR) is the world’s largest coral reef system and is found in Australia’s north eastern tip, located in the Coral Sea. The Great Barrier Reef… Read More »Reef Restoration on the Great Barrier Reef
Australia’s Antarctic program Australia currently lays territorial claim over the largest portion of Antarctica compared to any other country in the world. This represents 41% of Antarctica’s claimed landmass. Australian Territory size: 5,896,500 ㎢ This… Read More »Australia’s Antarctic Mission is astonishing