The origins of the Township of Alice Springs, tourism in Central Australia and the local custodians of the land.
The Arrernte People
About the indigenous custodians of the land around Alice Springs who have lived in the area for more than 20,000 years.
Central Australia is anything but flat and monotonous with a host of stunning ancient mountain ranges that provide water holes and shelter for wildlife.
Fauna and Flora
Find out some of the bizarre adaptations that some plants and animals have undertaken to survive the arid environment of Central Australia.
Information on the climate of Central Australia with graphs depicting average rainfall and temperatures by month.
Uluru – Kata Tjuta Nat. Park
Both Uluru (Ayers Rock) and Kata Tjuta (the Olgas) lie within the Uluru – Kata Tjuta National Park, a World Heritage listed site boasting two of Central Australia’s most famous icons.
Learn about those hardy early Europeans who first ventured into the Red Centre and how the Overland Telegraph line opened up the interior.