Coastal and urban folk know very little about brigalow country or mulga country or channel country
. My aim with this book is to provide urban folk with a heads up on how we are managing the bush and how we can play our role as custodians of country."
When he came to power, Pakistan was a single, state-owned, state-controlled TV channel country
. FM radio had arrived but only to the extent of music entertainment.
chic and fill with festive foliage.
OBE Organic's beef is derived from cattle that graze on semi arid grasslands in the Channel Country
of Australia - a unique region which is home to plants such as salt brush and pepper grass, where the animals chose their own diet - free of parasites, disease and chemicals.
The normally arid Channel Country
in south-western Queensland holds other secrets waiting to be revealed.
As one might expect, all but one of the stories focus on South Australia and its late-nineteenth century explorers' and pastoralists' forays into the Northern Territory, Western Australia and Queensland's channel country
. Three are set on mission stations, one of them providing a backdrop to today's vibrant Western Desert art movement.
Numbers from Windorah's visitor information centre show tourism in the Channel Country
town is up by more than 20 per cent on previous years.
Earlier this year, torrential rain fell in the Channel Country
in far western Queensland--hard on the heels of heavy summer rains and the 2009 inundation of Lake Eyre.
Close to half of the Australian continent -- the vast savannas of Cape York Peninsula, the braided rivers of the channel country
, the ancient plateaux of the Kimberley, the arid dunefields of the red deserts, the mulga lands, Gulf country, Mitchell grasslands, the Nullarbor Plain and many other significant Australian environments -- is under lease for grazing by sheep and cattle.
The Cooper Creek and two other Channel Country
Rivers--the Diamantina and the Georgina--together provide 90 per cent of all the lake's water.