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ABC Classic FM is a classical music radio station available in Australia, and internationally online.
ABC Local Radio is a network of publicly owned radio stations in Australia, operated by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
ABC Midwest & Wheatbelt is an ABC Local Radio station based in Geraldton.
ABC News Radio is the radio service of ABC News, a division of the ABC Television Network in the United States.
An advertorial is an advertisement in the form of editorial content.
Sir Albert Asher Wolff Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (30 April 1899 – 27 October 1977) was a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Western Australia, which is the highest ranking court in the Australian State of Western Australia.
Alfred Carson OBE (7 November 1859 – 24 August 1944) was an Australian journalist and social worker.
The Anglican Church of Australia is a Christian church in Australia and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion.
Anglicanism is a Western Christian tradition that evolved out of the practices, liturgy and identity of the Church of England following the Protestant Reformation.
Sir Augustus Charles Gregory, KCMG (1 August 1819 – 25 June 1905) was an English-born Australian explorer.
The Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) founded in 1929 is Australia's national broadcaster, funded by the Australian Federal Government but specifically independent of Government and politics in the Commonwealth.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) is the independent statistical agency of the Government of Australia.
The Australian Defence Satellite Communications Station (ADSCS), an Earth station in Australia is located at Kojarena, east of Geraldton, Western Australia.
The Australian Football League (AFL) is the pre-eminent professional competition in the sport of Australian rules football in Australia and features only Australian teams.
The Australian Human Rights Commission is a national human rights institution, established in 1986 as the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission and renamed in 2008.
Australian rules football, officially known as Australian football, or simply called Aussie rules, football or footy, is a contact sport played between two teams of eighteen players on an oval-shaped field, often a modified cricket ground.
Batavia was a ship of the Dutch East India Company (VOC).
The battle between the Australian light cruiser and the German auxiliary cruiser was a single ship action that occurred on 19 November 1941, off the coast of Western Australia.
Boating is the leisurely activity of travelling by boat, or the recreational use of a boat whether powerboats, sailboats, or man-powered vessels (such as rowing and paddle boats), focused on the travel itself, as well as sports activities, such as fishing or waterskiing.
Brett Sheehan (born 16 September 1979) is an Australian rugby union footballer.
Bunbury is a coastal city in Western Australia, approximately south of the state capital, Perth.
Carnarvon is a coastal town situated approximately north of Perth, Western Australia.
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the largest Christian church, with more than 1.299 billion members worldwide.
H.M. Colonial Schooner Champion was in service with the Colony of Western Australia from 1836 until 1852.
Champion Bay is a bay facing the port and the northern part of the city of Geraldton, Western Australia, between Point Moore and Bluff Point.
Captain Charles Fitzgerald (1791 – 29 December 1887) was the Governor of The Gambia from 1844 until 1847, then Governor of Western Australia from 1848 to 1855.
The Chief Justice of Western Australia is the most senior judge of the Supreme Court of Western Australia and the highest ranking judicial officer in the Australian state of Western Australia.
The Chief of Army is the most senior appointment in the Australian Army, responsible to both the Chief of the Defence Force (CDF) and the Secretary, Department of Defence (SECDEF).
Christopher Douglas Mainwaring (27 December 1965 – 1 October 2007) was an Australian rules footballer.
Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ,Martindale, Cyril Charles.
The Christmas season, also called the festive season, or the holiday season (mainly in the U.S. and Canada; often simply called the holidays),, is an annually recurring period recognized in many Western and Western-influenced countries that is generally considered to run from late November to early January.
Christmas Eve is the evening or entire day before Christmas Day, the festival commemorating the birth of Jesus.
Christmas traditions vary from country to country.
The City of Greater Geraldton is a local government area in the Mid West region of Western Australia, north of the state capital, Perth on the Indian Ocean.
County Clare (Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland, in the Mid-West Region and the province of Munster, bordered on the West by the Atlantic Ocean.
The Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) is an independent Australian federal government agency responsible for scientific research.
The Division of Durack is an Australian Electoral Division in the state of Western Australia.
Doris Pilkington Garimara (born Nugi Garimara; c. 1 July 1937 – 10 April 2014), also known as Doris Pilkington, was an Australian author.
The United East India Company, sometimes known as the United East Indies Company (Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie; or Verenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie in modern spelling; abbreviated to VOC), better known to the English-speaking world as the Dutch East India Company or sometimes as the Dutch East Indies Company, was a multinational corporation that was founded in 1602 from a government-backed consolidation of several rival Dutch trading companies.
Edith Dircksey Cowan OBE (née Brown; 2 August 18619 June 1932) was an Australian social reformer who worked for the rights and welfare of women and children.
Geraldton is an electoral district of the Legislative Assembly in the Australian state of Western Australia.
Fishing is the activity of trying to catch fish.
Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence is an Australian book by Doris Pilkington, published in 1996.
Francisco Pelsaert (first name also spelled as "François", surname also spelled as "Pelsart") (c. 1595 – September 1630) was a Dutch merchant who worked for the Dutch East Indies Company, who became most famous as the commander of the ship Batavia, which ran aground in the Houtman Abrolhos off the coast of Western Australia in June 1629.
General aviation (GA) is all civil aviation operations other than scheduled air services and non-scheduled air transport operations for remuneration or hire.
Geoffrey Ian Gallop AC (born 27 September 1951) is Professor and Director of the Graduate School of Government at the University of Sydney and former chairman of the Australian Republican Movement.
George Fletcher Moore (10 December 1798 – 30 December 1886) was a prominent early settler in colonial Western Australia, and "one the key figures in early Western Australia's ruling elite" (Cameron, 2000).
Sir George Grey, KCB (14 April 1812 – 19 September 1898) was a British soldier, explorer, Governor of South Australia, twice Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Cape Colony (South Africa), the 11th Premier of New Zealand and a writer.
Geraldton Airport is an airport located east of Geraldton, Western Australia, along the Geraldton – Mount Magnet Road.
The Geraldton Cup is an unlisted Thoroughbred horse race, which was first run on 8 December 1887 with a winner's purse of £300.
The Geraldton Guardian was established at Geraldton, Western Australia on 1 October 1906 to serve the Victoria and Murchison Districts.
Geraldton railway station was located on the Kwinana-Geraldton and Northampton lines in Western Australia.
Geraldton Senior College is a comprehensive public high school located in Geraldton, a regional centre north west of Perth, Western Australia.
The German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran (HSK-8) was a Kriegsmarine (German navy) merchant raider of World War II.
The Governor of Western Australia is the representative in Western Australia of the Queen of Australia, Elizabeth II.
GWN7 is an Australian television network owned by the Prime Media Group serving all of Western Australia outside metropolitan Perth.
The High Court of Australia is the supreme court in the Australian court hierarchy and the final court of appeal in Australia.
Horse racing is an equestrian performance sport, typically involving two or more horses ridden by jockeys (or sometimes driven without riders) over a set distance for competition.
The Houtman Abrolhos (often informally called the Abrolhos Islands) is a chain of 122 islands, and associated coral reefs, in the Indian Ocean off the west coast of Australia.
Right Reverend Monsignor John Cyril Hawes (7 September 1876–26 June 1956) was an architect and priest.
Admiral John Lort Stokes, RN (1 August 1811 – 11 June 1885)Although 1812 is frequently given as Stokes's year of birth, it has been argued by author Marsden Hordern that Stokes was born in 1811, citing a letter by fellow naval officer Crawford Pasco congratulating him on his birthday in 1852.
Lieutenant General John Murray Sanderson, (born 4 November 1940) is a retired senior Australian Army officer who served as Chief of Army from 1995 to 1998, and later as the 29th Governor of Western Australia from 2000 to 2005.
John Collings Willcock (9 August 1879 – 7 June 1956) was the 15th Premier of Western Australia.
John Willcock College is a comprehensive public middle school located in Geraldton, a regional centre north west of Perth, Western Australia.
Lead is a chemical element with symbol Pb (from the Latin plumbum) and atomic number 82.
The local government areas (LGAs) in the Australian state of Western Australia describes the 139 institutions and processes by which towns and districts can manage their own affairs to the extent permitted by the Local Government Act 1995.
A Mediterranean climate or dry summer climate is characterized by rainy winters and dry summers.
The Menin Gate Memorial to the Missing is a war memorial in Ypres, Belgium, dedicated to the British and Commonwealth soldiers who were killed in the Ypres Salient of World War I and whose graves are unknown.
The Mid West region is one of the nine regions of Western Australia.
The Miles Franklin Literary Award is an annual literary prize awarded to "a novel which is of the highest literary merit and presents Australian life in any of its phases".
The Australian Minister for Veterans' Affairs is The Hon. Darren Chester, since 5 March 2018.
Mullewa is a town in the Mid West region of Western Australia, north of Perth and east-northeast of Geraldton.
The Murchison Radio-Astronomy Observatory (MRO) is a designated radio quiet zone located near Boolardy station in Western Australia.
The Murchison River is the second longest river in Western Australia.
Nagle Catholic College commonly known as Nagle or NCC, is a private Catholic secondary school, located in the coastal town of Geraldton, Western Australia.
The National Broadband Network (NBN) is an Australian national wholesale open-access data network project.
The National Rugby League (NRL) is a league of professional men's rugby league teams in Australasia.
Nene Gare (9 May 191929 May 1994) was an Australian writer and artist, best known as the author of the novel The Fringe Dwellers (1961), which was made into the 1986 Australian film of the same name directed by Bruce Beresford.
Network Ten (commonly known as Channel Ten or simply Ten, officially stylised as TEN) is an Australian commercial television network.
New Year is the time or day at which a new calendar year begins and the calendar's year count increments by one.
New Year's Day, also called simply New Year's or New Year, is observed on January 1, the first day of the year on the modern Gregorian calendar as well as the Julian calendar.
In the Gregorian calendar, New Year's Eve (also known as Old Year's Day or Saint Sylvester's Day in many countries), the last day of the year, is on 31 December which is the seventh day of Christmastide.
The Nine Network (commonly known as Channel Nine or simply Nine) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network, that is a division of Nine Entertainment Co. with headquarters in Willoughby, a suburb located on the North Shore of Sydney, Australia.
Ochre (British English) (from Greek: ὤχρα, from ὠχρός, ōkhrós, pale) or ocher (American English) is a natural clay earth pigment which is a mixture of ferric oxide and varying amounts of clay and sand.
Singtel Optus Pty Limited is the second largest telecommunications company in Australia.
The Patagonian toothfish, Dissostichus eleginoides, is a species of cod icefish found in cold waters between depths of in the southern Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans and Southern Ocean on seamounts and continental shelves around most sub-Antarctic islands.
Patricia "Pat" Evelyn Gallaher OAM (1937 – 11 December 2014) was an Australian librarian who established the Randolph Stow Young Writers award and promoted the arts in regional parts of Western Australia.
Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia.
Ports Australia is the peak body representing Australia's port authorities and corporations.
The Premier of Western Australia is the head of the executive branch of government in the Australian state of Western Australia.
QantasLink is a regional brand of Australian airline Qantas and is an affiliate member of the Oneworld airline alliance.
ABC Radio National, known on-air as RN, is an Australia-wide Public Service Broadcasting radio network run by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.
Julian Randolph Stow (28 November 1935 – 29 May 2010) was an Australian-born writer, novelist and poet.
A rip current, often simply called a rip, or by the misnomer rip tide, is a specific kind of water current which can occur near beaches with breaking waves.
Sir Ronald Darling Wilson, (23 August 192215 July 2005) was a distinguished Australian lawyer, judge and social activist serving on the High Court of Australia between 1979 and 1989 and as the President of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission between 1990 and 1997.
John Henry Michael McManus (born 21 January 1974), better known by the stage name Rove McManus, is an Australian triple Gold Logie award-winning television presenter, producer, comedian and media personality.
Sailing employs the wind—acting on sails, wingsails or kites—to propel a craft on the surface of the water (sailing ship, sailboat, windsurfer, or kitesurfer), on ice (iceboat) or on land (land yacht) over a chosen course, which is often part of a larger plan of navigation.
A schooner is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts.
Scuba diving is a mode of underwater diving where the diver uses a self-contained underwater breathing apparatus (scuba) which is completely independent of surface supply, to breathe underwater.
A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.
The Seven Network (commonly known as Channel Seven or simply Seven) is a major Australian commercial free-to-air television network.
Shark Bay is a World Heritage Site in the Gascoyne region of Western Australia.
The Shire of Greenough was a local government area in the Mid West region of Western Australia, north of the state capital, Perth surrounding the city of Geraldton.
The Shire of Mullewa was a local government area in the Mid West region of Western Australia, about east of the city of Geraldton and about north of the state capital, Perth.
Snorkeling (British and Commonwealth English spelling: snorkelling) is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel, and usually swimfins.
The Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) is a hybrid-funded Australian public broadcasting radio, online, and television network.
Spirit Radio Network is a commercial radio network covering regional Western Australia.
The Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is a large multi radio telescope project aimed to be built in Australia and South Africa.
Stand up paddle surfing and stand up paddle boarding (SUP) is an offshoot of surfing that originated in Hawaii.
A steleAnglicized plural steles; Greek plural stelai, from Greek στήλη, stēlē.
Strathalbyn Christian College is a Christian college located in Geraldton, Western Australia.
Surfing is a surface water sport in which the wave rider, referred to as a surfer, rides on the forward or deep face of a moving wave, which is usually carrying the surfer towards the shore.
Tasma Walton (born 19 August 1973) is an Australian television and film actress.
In Australia, technical and further education or TAFE institutions provide a wide range of predominantly vocational courses, mostly qualifying courses under the National Training System/Australian Qualifications Framework/Australian Quality Training Framework.
Telstra Corporation Ltd. (known as Telstra) is Australia's largest telecommunications company which builds and operates telecommunications networks and markets voice, mobile, internet access, pay television and other products and services.
The Fringe Dwellers is a 1961 novel written by the Western Australian author Nene Gare.
The West Australian, widely known as The West (Saturday edition: The Weekend West) is the only locally edited daily newspaper published in Perth, Western Australia, and is owned by Seven West Media (SWM), as is the state's other major newspaper, The Sunday Times.
The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme is a war memorial to 72,337 missing British and South African servicemen who died in the Battles of the Somme of the First World War between 1915 and 1918, with no known grave.
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST; UTC+10:00).
TransGeraldton is a system of bus transport in Geraldton, Western Australia.
Transwa is Western Australia's regional public transport provider, linking 240 destinations, from Kalbarri in the north to Augusta in the south west to Esperance in the south east.
Triple J (often triple j) is a government-funded, national Australian radio station intended to appeal to listeners between the ages of 18 and 34 which began broadcasting in January 1975.
UWA Publishing, formerly known as the University of Western Australia Press, is a Western Australian publisher established in 1935.
The Vergulde Draeck or Gilt Dragon was a 42-metre, 260-tonne 'Jacht' constructed in 1653 by the Amsterdam Chamber of the Dutch East India Company or Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie (VOC).
Virgin Australia Airlines is Australia's second-largest airline after Qantas and it is the largest airline by fleet size to use the Virgin brand.
Vodafone Group plc is a British multinational telecommunications conglomerate, with headquarters in London.
WAFM was a commercial radio network serving major regional towns in Western Australia, north of the capital Perth, and was part of the Redwave Media group, which also includes the Red FM and Spirit Network stations owned by Seven West Media.
The West Coast Eagles, also known as West Coast, is a professional Australian rules football club based in Perth, Western Australia.
West Digital Television is an Australian digital television network jointly owned by Prime Media Group and WIN Corporation.
Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia.
Windsurfing is a surface water sport that combines elements of surfing and sailing.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
WOW is an Australian television station licensed to WIN Television, serving regional and remote Western Australia.
Wreck diving is recreational diving where the wreckage of ships, aircraft and other artificial structures are explored.
Xavier Herbert (15 May 190110 November 1984) was an Australian writer best known for his Miles Franklin Award-winning novel Poor Fellow My Country (1975).
Yamatji (or Yamaji) is a Wajarri language word that has at least three different meanings.
Ypres (Ieper) is a Belgian municipality in the province of West Flanders.
The Zeewijk (or Zeewyk) was an 18th-century East Indiaman of the Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, VOC) that was shipwrecked at the Houtman Abrolhos, off the coast of Western Australia, on 9 June 1727.
The VOC Zuytdorp also Zuiddorp (meaning 'South Village' after Zuiddorpe a still existing village in the South of Zeeland, near the Belgian border) was an 18th-century trading ship of the Dutch East India Company (Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie, commonly abbreviated VOC).
2018 has been designated as the third International Year of the Reef by the International Coral Reef Initiative.
2019 (MMXIX) will be a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2019th year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 19th year of the 3rd millennium, the 19th year of the 21st century, and the 10th and last year of the 2010s decade.
3G, short for third generation, is the third generation of wireless mobile telecommunications technology.
4G is the fourth generation of broadband cellular network technology, succeeding 3G.