Bring back the long and arduous schooling of initiation, in a new and relevant form, writes renowned botanist PETER LATZ in our Rest & Reflection series. Photo by MIKE GILLAM of Mr Latz in his lovingly cared for rural block which has dozens of native plants.
Resting on Aboriginal cultural authority and sound corporate management in partnership with non-Aboriginal people, they are fired by strength of purpose and consistency over many years, says their award-winning CEO Andrea Mason. KIERAN FINNANE reports.
Climate change is likely to bring more extreme weather and temperature rises: In Alice Springs the number of days over 35C is expected to increase from 90 per year to up to 182 by 2070, impacting water, weather, tourism, agriculture, disease and health. As the region may become impossible to live in, the mad enthusiasm for fossil fuel extraction continues, writes local environmentalist ALEX KELLY in our Rest and Reflection series.