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Connecting language back to Oura Oura

We’re proud to celebrate this year’s NAIDOC week with the theme ‘Our Languages Matter’ that highlights how important it is to keep languages alive and the vital role they have in culture, identity, spirituality and the passing on of cultural knowledge among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.  Read more »

The Tasmanian Midlands: Kirsty studies microbats.

Kirsty Dixon will change your tune about bats. The University of Tasmania PhD candidate is studying microbats that call the Tasmanian Midlands home.  The eight bat species in Tasmania are all forest dwelling – during the day they roost under bark and in old tree hollows. The largest species in Tasmania, the Eastern Falsistrelle, weighs up to 23g; the smallest, the Little Forest Bat, weighs… Read more »

Ecological science in the Tasmanian midlands

The Tasmanian Midlands is a patchwork of colours. White sheep are peppered across a paddock. There are red roofs, silver sheds, and swathes of brown soil, cultivated for crops. The patches of remnant native vegetation appear various shades of green. From a hill top, it’s all rather bucolic. But a bettong (a native ‘rat kangaroo’) might see things a little differently. It might need to travel… Read more »

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