The Gumnut Babies as drawn by May Gibbs, Australian author and illustrator
vintagraphblog: “ Australian Parrots. “Australia. Particulars at all shipping and travel agencies.” Issued by the Australian National Travel Association, circa 1930s. (Australian Parrots | Vintage Travel Posters) ”
Mildura Regional Development is proposing to develop a Remembrance Silo Art Trail along the Mallee Track (stretching from Ouyen to Panitya). It's hoped 10 silo sites would be painted with an historical military theme that's been created by veterans. It's also proposed that an augmented reality history lesson will be available at each site in a second phase of the project.
Steve Irwin ~ a life lived fully! Never to be forgotten! Love this man. Has done so much for wildlife conservation. Had the pleasure of seeing him a few times. Australia zoo is only an hour from home. Thank you Steve. This is a Wombat.
The grain silos in the tiny Wimmera town of Brim (population have been given a new lease of life, with the portraits of the 4 anonymous locals painted on them by the talented Brisbane artist Guido van Helten.
Guy Edward Pearce (born October 5, 1967) is an English-born Australian actor and musician, known for his roles in The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994), L.A. Confidential (1997), Memento (2000), The King's Speech (2010), Lockout (2012), Prometheus (2012), and Iron Man 3 (2013). He also played Mike Young in the Australian television series Neighbours, and has won an Emmy Award and received nominations for Golden Globe Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, and Saturn Awards.
Mark and Steve Waugh are easily the most famous twins in the sport of cricket. Steve was captain of the Australian test cricket team from 1999 to 2004. He turned an already formidable team into an unstoppable one. With 168 test appearances, Steve was the most capped player until his record was overtaken in 2010 by India's Sachin Tendulkar. According to his ESPN bio, Mark "was one of the world's most elegant and gifted strokemakers in the game."