Australia

Located in South Australia, the Flinders Ranges are one of Australia’s most majestic ribbons of mountain ranges. (Image:  Courtesy Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park  /  CC0 1.0)

Flinders Ranges

Located in South Australia, the Flinders Ranges are one of Australia’s most majestic ribbons of mountain ranges. The mountains are one of the state’s greatest tourist attractions, spanning 400 km of the outback from Crystal Brook to Lake Callabonna. The…

China’s appetite for resources, most notably iron ore and coal, has made it Australia’s biggest trading partner. (Image: Wikipedia Commons)

What Does Beijing Want From Australia?

Splitting the Australian-U.S. alliance and guaranteeing access to resources are Beijing’s main goals in Australia, says a former Chinese diplomat, following media reports of Beijing’s covert campaign of influence in the land down under.

Melbourne is home to the world’s largest and best-preserved tram system. A vintage W-8 Class tram built in the 1950s. (Image:  Schony747  via YouTube/Screenshot)

Melbourne, Australia: The Tram Capital

Amid the rhythmic hustle and bustle of Melbourne, Australia’s city scene, perhaps the most distinctive beat is the perpetual clinking and clanking of the city trams. Aside from its famed reputation as the “World’s most livable city” for six consecutive…

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Flinders Ranges

Located in South Australia, the Flinders Ranges are one of Australia’s most majestic ribbons of mountain ranges. The mountains are one of the state’s greatest tourist attractions, spanning 400 km…

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What Does Beijing Want From Australia?

Splitting the Australian-U.S. alliance and guaranteeing access to resources are Beijing’s main goals in Australia, says a former Chinese diplomat, following media reports of Beijing’s covert campaign of influence in…

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The Penguin Parade Nature Park at Night

The Little Penguins of Phillip Island come ashore each night at Summerland Beach. Now it’s April, and at this time of year the Little Penguins molt. You might say losing…

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Melbourne, Australia: The Tram Capital

Amid the rhythmic hustle and bustle of Melbourne, Australia’s city scene, perhaps the most distinctive beat is the perpetual clinking and clanking of the city trams. Aside from its famed…