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Welcome to
Connecting the Continent
Introduction | Special Dates | Centenary of Federation
Aboriginal Connections | Connecting the Kids | WebCams

Repeater Station (Chat Room Archives and Forum)
Overland Telegraph Stories | The Singing Wire

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by Ken Ferguson with Bloodwood


Connecting the Continent -
a live on-line event which was presented by the Centenary of Federation South Australia and Centenary of Federation Northern Territory
from 18 June to 1 July 2001.

This website is the legacy of that event and provides a unique snapshot of outback Australia.

The live event attracted 3.3 million hits from across Australia and around the world and featured lots of exciting live on-line elements -
- webcam broadcasts
- an exciting school activity program
- competitions with cool prizes
- live streaming of the School of the Air radio lessons
- more than seventy scheduled chats and forums

Most of these live activities have now closed - but don't go away!

There's still lots to see, hear and do while you enjoy the romance of the outback and the excitement of the information revolution
- explore more than 1,000 pages of fascinating information
- meet the wonderful people of the outback
- travel the virtual tourism trail crossing Australia from south to north
- find out how Australians see themselves in 2001
- listen to colourful characters talk about their communities
- listen to songs, poems, bush yarns and dreaming stories
- join an Aboriginal community singing around the campfire
- email an original telegram to family and friends
- enter Connecting the Kids to take on puzzles
- plan your next visit to the heart and soul of Australia

CLICK on a map below to view a FULL SIZE VERSION

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