The Region

Alice Springs

The origins of the Township of Alice Springs, tourism in Central Australia and the local custodians of the land.

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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.

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The Desert

Central Australia is anything but flat and monotonous with a host of stunning ancient mountain ranges that provide water holes and shelter for wildlife.

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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.

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The Climate

Information on the climate of Central Australia with graphs depicting average rainfall and temperatures by month.

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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.

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European History

Learn about those hardy early Europeans who first ventured into the Red Centre and how the Overland Telegraph line opened up the interior.

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