Latest Stories Tagged: Australia

Arts, Culture & Media

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For today's Geo Quiz, we challenged you to come up with the name of the sea that's off the coast of Queensland, Australia. Lisa Mullins provides the answer (the Coral Sea) and tells about the dramatic return of Sophie, a cattle dog that went missing there and was feared drowned.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz we were looking for a former convict settlement in a town located on Tasmania, Australia. The answer is Port Arthur. Producer Jake Warga, takes us on a ghost tour of the historic prison.

Conflict & Justice

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We were looking for a nation with two big islands in the southwestern Pacific. The answer is New Zealand. The country's national rugby team was set to play rival South Africa, but that match might be canceled because of South Africa's post-apartheid rules. Anchor Marco Werman has more details.

Conflict & Justice

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Today's Geo Answer is New Zealand, where the government has announced a major agreement with several indigenous Maori tribes. It's intended to settle disputes that date back to the 19th century. The World's David Leveille has details.

Sports

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Today we're heading to South Australia where the international cycling race, the Tour Down Under, is under way. The answer is Adelaide, Australia. Anchor Marco Werman gets details about the race from ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corp.) sports reporter John Thompson-Mills who's got his eye on American cyclist Lance Armstrong as he tries to make a comeback.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

Australia's Whitsunday Islands are the answer to today's Geo Quiz. Tourism authorities there are looking for an island caretaker to promote tourism to the islands in and around Australia's Great Barrier Reef. The successful candidate will have to write a weekly blog to help generate a buzz and travel throughout the islands 6 months of the year.