A Mind Visit To Oz

A Trip Down Under

For the Northern Hemispherians
who don't know too much about
the 'antipodes',

(antip-po-dees)

Credit is warmly given to, Marion Westmacott ANBG, (Australian National Botanical Gardens) who created the masterpeices on this page.

 

      Commonwealth of Australia,

            Floral emblem, Golden Wattle

Golden Wattle, Floral emblem of Australia      Australia has six states and two territories.
States: New South Wales, Queensland, Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania,
  Territories: Australian Capital Territory, and The Northern Territory.

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      Australian Capital Territory

       Royal Bluebell

Credit: Artist and Illustrator, Marion Westmacott   ANBG

 

 

 

 

 

  The seat of power, 'Canberra' was designed by  an American, the Lake 'Burly Griffin' was named after him, he did a pretty good job, was worth more money..!  

New South Wales

Waratah

Waratah, Floral emblem of New South   Wales

 

 

Bigger than Texas, Texan's eat you heart out.

 

 

 

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    Western Australia

      Kangaroo Paw

Kangaroo Paw, Floral emblem of WA

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the afternoons a cool breeze blows in from the Indian Ocean, the 'Sand Gropers' call this ('The Doctor').

                    Queensland

                      Cooktown Orchid

Cooktown Orchid, Floral emblem of   QueenslandBeautiful one day, perfect the next, Queenslanders otherwise known as 'Banana Benders'.

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 Hi, I am Stewart Whicker, tennis pro', coach and lessee of the 'Marconi Club' Tennis Complex Centre in south western Sydney, New South Wales.

  If you are a sportsman, it does not matter what sport you are interested in, come along with me and you will be fascinated by what facilities and information is available to you at my website, 'NavSports.com',

  At 'NavSports.com', the chances are, you will find just exactly what you are interested in and what you are looking for.

  The beauty is 'NavSports.com', is a free site, it does not cost you a cent..!
Come along and see me at    http://www.navsports.com.au  (International soon), yes, it doesn't matter where in the world you are, 'NavSports' is just a click away, you want a trip to 'Oz',  you are on your way.

  Your's in sport,
  Stewart.               

                South Australia

         Sturt's Desert Pea

Sturt's Desert Pea, Floral emblem of South   Australia

Known as the Festival State and of fine wines, South Australia has many fine atributes to commend it. It is the only State to share it's borders with all the other mainland states, and the 'Northern Territory' and 'The Southern Ocean', (The Great Australian Bight). For comprehensive information on South Australia, (See Wikipedia).

----------------------------------------------                       Victoria.

                     Common Heath

The weather in Melbourne is similar to Manchester (UK), it rains a lot.

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Northern Territory

Sturt's Desert Rose

Sturt's Desert Rose, Floral emblem of The Northern   Territory

 

 

 

 

 

 Northern Territorians: Otherwise known as 'crocodiles', with a population of only 200,000, they reckon there are more croc's there than human's.

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Tasmania

Tasmanian Blue Gum

Tasmanian Blue Gum, Floral emblem of   Tasmania

Tassies or Taswegians, take your pick, Tasmania (Tassie) is an Island State of Australia, off the south eastlerly coast of the mainland, with Hobart as it's capital, it is the focus point for debateably the greatest and most dangerous straight ocean going Yacht race in the world, starting from Sydney Harbour on 'Boxing Day' morning and ending 2 - 3 days later in the river Derwent at Hobart.

If you would like to see a few young aussie's in action, try this link,

                                                    * * * Aussie Kids * * *

For ongoing representations and acheivements of the human enterprise and spirit, it's all happening here 'Down Under', let's see you again at,

www.navsports.com.au and www.aussiepiepress.com  
 
(Online now near you).
 
 

Click here listen and share with me, one of Australia's most famous compositions