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Latest issue cover Australia 's unique outback environment is becoming one of the key attractions for people from all walks of life. The outback landscape is varied, and plant and animal life totally unique, and the eco-systems fragile and fascinating. This vital section of OUTBACK gives readers an opportunity to visit and understand the outback environment, why it is so important and what is being done to preserve it and the wildlife that depends on it.


The secret life of eels
Issue 37 Oct/Nov 2004
Nest time you see a mature eel in a dam or river, spare a thought for the journey it embarked upon to the South Pacific – just to reproduce.

Reclaiming Nature
Issue 36 Aug/Sept 2004
Newhaven is one of the world’s largest privately-owned wildlife sanctuaries and the site of the last confirmed sighting of the elusive night parrot.

Betting on the bettong
Issue 35 June/July 2004
The bettong, better known as the ‘rat kangaroo’, once proliferated in eastern Australia. A program in northern NSW is helping to save the endangered rufous bettong, a macropod that plays an important part in forest ecosystems.

Riverland refuge
Issue 34 April/May 2004
In its effort to save a critically endangered bird species, a community conservation group has transformed a marginal sheep station in South Australia's Riverland into an internationally recognised model for biodiversity conservation and ecotourism.

Benevolent land barons
Issue 33, Feb - Mar 2004
The Australian Wildlife Conservancy is fast becoming one of the nation's substantial private landholders, but, as the name suggests, the organisation is not using its land for farming.

Back by a whisker
Issue 32, Dec 2003 - Jan 2004
The rare bridled nailtail wallaby, once thought to be extinct, is making a resurgence in Qld thanks to the efforts of private citizens, government and industry.

Trading off at Wamberra Station
Issue 30 Aug/Sept 2003
A novel land scheme pioneered by frustrated farmers in south-western NSW is turning Mallee country into conservation reserves.

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