The outback is four-fifths of the Australian continent.
90 years of the Royal Flying Doctors - Behind the News Imagine what it would be like living far away from any doctors or hospitals. What would you do if you needed a check-up or even had a serious medical emergency? Well, that's a real situation for people living in remote parts of Australia.
The RFDS began as the dream of the Rev John Flynn, a minister with the Presbyterian Church. He witnessed the daily struggle of pioneers living in remote areas where just two doctors provided the only medical care for an area of almost 2 million square kilometres.
CHECK OUT the Live Flight MapThe Royal Flying Doctor Service has 79 aircraft that cover the length and breadth of the country delivering aeromedical services. This map shows the fleet of RFDS planes that are currently in the air, providing vital services across Australia. CHECK OUT the What We Do page as well.
Aussie Outback - Virtual Fieldtrip An epic video about one of the most fascinating places on Earth - the Australian outback. In this exciting video, you'll get up close and personal with some of Australia's best-known animals, many of which cannot be found anywhere else in the world.
Outback Australia Popular outback towns, events and attractions and maps.
Kakadu National Park The Aboriginal traditional owners are happy and proud to share this special place with you. The site covers aboriginal art and culture and also wildlife and major regions.
Uluru: Australia's rock of ages - Lonely Planet travel video
Uluru, or Ayers Rock, is a massive sandstone monolith in the heart of the Northern Territory’s arid "Red Centre". The nearest large town is Alice Springs, 450km away. Uluru is sacred to indigenous Australians and is thought to have started forming around 550 million years ago.
Give Me a Home Among the Gumtrees by Bob Brown co writer/original singer of this famous song
Slim Dusty Waltzing Matilda
John Williamson - Old Man Emu
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