This was a project I did for the ABC (Australian National Broadcaster) in 2004. It was done in flash format as bandwidth couldn’t handle video back then. This is the first of a four part series that follows the fortunes of the country town of my birth. As flash format is about to become obsolete, […]
Hobgoblin and Pixie visit Halls Gap in the Grampians and walk the Venus Baths and Pinnacle bush walk, finishing with some tasty fudge at the Grampians Fudge Factory. music: Josh Woodward, Shadows in the Moonlight
Outback Australia – Down the Guts’ travel program Litchfield National Park is actually a more popular National Park with territorian locals than Kakadu – why? You can visit all it’s sites in one day, you can swim without fear of crocodiles, and you don’t have to pay fees to get in. of particular note are […]
Across the Top – Outback Australia Travel Program Darwin, capital of the Northern Territory is a great base Darwin, capital of the Northern Territory is a great base from which to explore the Top End’s many attractions. While in Darwin make sure you visit museum and it’s fascinating Cyclone Tracey exhibition (Darwin was demolished by […]
Join Australian filmmaker Mark Shea as he continues traveling up the East Coast of Australia meeting local people and exploring their hometowns. In this episode he meets – *a Socialite Publisher on the Gold Coast, *a Magician in Noosa, *a visit to the World’s Largest Sand Island, *an Irish Backpacker at Airlie Beach, *the unique […]
Join Australian filmmaker Mark Shea as he travels the East Coast of Australia meeting local people and exploring their hometowns. The whole half hour program, visiting locations from Melbourne to Nimbin. Stories include: *Musician Wendy Rule in Melbourne, *Paddle Steamers in Echuca, *an Aboriginal Sacred Site called Mumbulla Mountain, *the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra, […]
For the next two weeks overlander.tv are having a sale on our Australian dvd titles. Our Meet a Local – East Coast and Meet a Local – Outback can be purchased online for $9.95 each! Both titles feature interviews with local people at Australia’s top tourism locations. Learn about Australia by meeting the locals! Airlie […]
[p2p type=”slug” value=”australia-travel-and-tour-a-song-for-backpackers” text=”Next – A song for Backpackers”] In Nimbin, the alternative capital of Australia, Mark interviews Michael Balderstone about what makes Nimbin so unique.
Cultural Ambassador, Paul sings a song to the backpackers at a hostel in Cape Tribulation. His Greendoor song tells the story of a country boy who moves to the city, and stops the country pursuit of ferreting.
[p2p type=”slug” value=”australia-travel-and-tour-nimbin” text=”Next – Nimbin”] On the Gold Coast we Francis Leach of radio station Triple J.