This delightful book is a CBCA 2020 Notable Book in the Picture Book category for the Book of the Year Awards.
In this video, Johnny Malibirr talks about the his work and his ideas for illustrating 'Little Bird's Day'.
This is a time when we can think about how our lives are supported by the Earth. We can make some small changes to our daily lives that can make that have positive impacts on our planet.
Did you know our diet impacts the Earth? Should we eat bugs?
Did you know your T shirt is having a significant impact on our planet? Watch this video to find out more.
Now, what about your phone? Are phones sustainable?
Biodiversity (bio, meaning life and diversity, meaning variety) includes life forms, their ecosystem, characteristics and how they interact. Why does it matter? What does it have to do with your food, clothes and devices?
What can just one person do? This video has some great ideas for you. Will they change the way you buy products?
Library and Information Week is held during the last week of May each year. The theme for Library and Information Week 2020 is Create.
Library and Information Week aims to raise the profile of libraries and information service professionals in Australia and showcase the many and varied resources and services that libraries provide to the community.
The event has been organised by the Australian Library and Information Association to promote the value of reading and literacy, the importance of Australia's book industry and the role of libraries.
This interactive puzzle is just one of the creative activities on offer this week.
In 2020 Reconciliation Australia marks twenty years of shaping Australia’s journey towards a more just, equitable and reconciled nation. Who are our First Australians?
How can you show respect for country? Use this interactive Map of Indigenous Australia as a guide for finding out about the Traditional Owners of the Land you are on.
What is the Uluru Statement from the Heart? Find out more by watching the video below.
The three themes of the statement are Voice, Treaty and Truth. Almost 300 people signed this statement. Find out more in the video below.
In her new book The Science of Fate: Why Your Future is More Predictable Than You Think, neuroscientist Hannah Critchlow explains neurological and genomic research in a way that is easy to understand. She presents thought provoking information about our brains and transgenerational memory. Find out more from the video below.
Hannah visited Adelaide this year and spoke at Writer's Week. Her session is available here.
Every year, the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (IDAHOBIT Day) is an opportunity for friends and family of the LGBTI+ community to show their support - “I proudly stand with you”. On this day we pledge to speak up against homophobia, transphobia, interphobia, biphobia, and isolating behaviour wherever we see it.
Find your IDAHOBIT social media tiles here.
Something to think about...Do you make time to find out what pronoun a person prefers?
This video tells us about pronouns – and why they're so important.
Find out about being yourself and still staying safe online in this guide from ACON and Trans Pride Australia.
If you would like to explore - please try these links to some exciting virtual cultural experiences.
Shakespeare at the Globe - See Shakespeare performed at its spiritual home - the Globe Theater.
Stages of the World - Take virtual tours of some of the most famous and impressive stages around the world.
Royal Opera House - Performances from the Royal Opera House in London.
Art Gallery of South Australia - Explore a range of great resources at the SA Art Gallery.
MOD - Life Interrupted - Adelaide's own Museum of Discovery has an online exhibition with games, communal spaces and soundscapes.
May 3rd was proclaimed World Press Freedom Day the UN General Assembly in 1993 following a Recommendation adopted at the twenty-sixth session of UNESCO's General Conference in 1991.
It is a reminder that in dozens of countries around the world, publications are censored, fined, suspended and closed down, while journalists, editors and publishers are harassed, attacked, detained and even murdered.
It is a time for thinking about the importance press freedom, and to assess the state of press freedom worldwide.
The COVID 19 pandemic has concerned us all.
Supporting and caring for others means more than just complying with the suggested health regulations set by the government.
Stay calm in the face of information bombing and be cautious - only share content that is verified by reliable sources of information.
On 6 April 2020 Professor Paul Kelly, Deputy Chief Health Officer, encouraged all Australians to join Flutracking.
Participating in this citizen science project is easy, and can help scientists track the spread of COVID-19 in real time.
So if you would like to join Flutracking at https://info.flutracking.net/ to complete a simple 30 second survey once a week you can help from the comfort of your own home.
You can read more about this project here.
You might also be interested in these projects as well.
Wild Pollinator Count takes place during April and surveying galaxies (AstroQuest) continues all year.
We are learning how to ask questions and use research processes to meet and understand the challenges and opportunities ahead of us.
Not sure where to start your research? Looking for research tips and strategies to point you in the right direction?
What's Linda reading?
Linda is currently reading:
The Bass Rock by Evie Wyld