Come on a trip around Australia and meet amazing pets and their devoted owners. Pets come in all shapes and sizes in the outback. There are camels, crocodiles, llamas, pigs, and plenty of dogs. Have a look in the deserts, in the paddocks and in the little towns and see what pets you find.
Roland Harvey and his new pelican friend are off on an adventure to walk, fish, canoe, raft, windsurf, sail, paddle-steam, houseboat and even fly their way along the Murray River, from its smallest beginnings in the high country to where it meets the sea. Together they discover the story of the river: its secrets, history, ecology, people and animals. And you're invited, too!
Henry, Penny, Frankie, Mum and Dad embark on their most exciting adventure yet - from Tassie to the very tip of the Top End. Travel with them on the ferry across Bass Strait to the mainland, through Kelly country, along the Murray, into the Flinders Ranges, underground at Coober Pedy, overhead at the Olgas, overland to the Great Sandy Desert, with the fishes at the Great Barrier Reef, deep into the Daintree, out to the islands, kayaking at Kakadu and finally frolicking on the beach at the…
Uncle Kev is lost. Can you help us find him? He's looking for the rare Bearded Night Parrot, and we're looking for him! Pack up and join us on another trip of a lifetime, across the Nullarbor and all over Western Australia.
'Wombat Flat's the best! We camped out near the Cascades, stayed up all night to see the sunrise, nearly got snowed in at Mt Misery . and rode across the Razorback. And a squillion other things that you'll find out when you come with us to Wombat Flat!'.
Tom Kruse was a real Australian hero. He delivered the mail to outback stations and towns all along the Birdsville Track. It was a tough job, but Tom was even tougher, making sure that the mail got through no matter what. Based on her bestselling book, MAILMAN OF THE BIRDSVILLE TRACK, Kristin Weidenbach has written a lively, engaging version for younger readers, capturing the humour, excitement and ingenuity of a classic slice of Australia's fast-vanishing history.