Sydney-based designer/illustrator Beck Feiner created this fun, informative alphabet for her four-year-old. In her Aussie Legends Alphabet, A is for Indigenous AFL footballer Adam Goodes, B is for former prime minister Bob Hawke, L is for SBS newsreader Lee Lin Chin, P is for Melbourne Cup-winning racehorse Phar Lap. [ Link ]

One mum designed a kids' alphabet full of Aussie legends
Scientists in northern Australia are preparing to hunt for the Tasmanian tiger following a series of sightings of the so-called tiger, or #thylacine, in Cape York, a peninsula in the country’s north-east corner. [ Link ]

Scientists hunt for extinct Tasmanian tiger after sightings in Australia
The new exhibition at the Australian Embassy entitled Incredible Inner Space reveals the beauty hidden in the microcosm. Not only beautiful, each image is part of a quest for knowledge and reveals a unique story of discovery and innovation. All images come from Australian Microscopy and Microanalysis Research Facility labs - Australia’s national microscopy infrastructure - bringing...
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When Steve Axford began shooting time lapse images of the life cycles of fungi on the NSW North Coast ten years ago, he never thought he’d be contributing to Planet Earth II, the new David Attenborough-narrated BBC documentary.

Fungi photographer turns retirement hobby into obsession
Hey DC- Eagles Scavenger Hunt is back - April 1, 4:00 pm. Oz Restaurant and Bar is the meeting place.Teams will be sent on a mission across DC/Arlington and return by 8:00 pm for awards and cash prizes.[ Link ]
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The Australian government has just launched the National Science Statement setting 's long-term vision for a society engaged in and enriched by #science. More here: [ Link ]
For American beer drinkers yearning for a well-crafted Aussie brew, the award winning Australian Brewery is releasing three of their signature beer to the US: Saison Ale, New World Pilsner and the Pale Ale. [ Link ] The Australian Brewery Coolroom

Australian Brewery's Beer Coming to the U.S. |
A flying robot that could deliver your next pizza!? Meet the young Australian behind drone startup Flirtey, who conducted the first fully autonomous FAA-approved drone delivery in America!

Flirtey: The rise of the drones...
You may have heard of the Big Pineapple and the Big Mango, but what about Queensland’s other 46 big things? Here's a #bucketlist of big things to see in Queensland from the Gold Coast to the Daintree. [ Link ]

Big things in Queensland
#DYK Thaddeaus Kosciuszko - after whom Australia's highest mountain is named -- was also a hero of the American Revolution? Via @SmithsonianMagazine [ Link ] #USwithAUS

The Polish Patriot Who Helped Americans Beat the British
There are 17 Australians on 10 different teams playing in “the big dance.” Seven of them play for Saint Mary's (CA) Gaels Basketball of California – a school that’s had an Aussie on its team every year since 2001, including Official: Patty Mills and Matthew Dellavedova [ Link ]
#sportsdiplomacy #marchmadness

How the land down under has helped take St. Mary’s to the top
Here are 9 things to know about our #TimTams from Delish

Australia's Most Popular Cookie Is Now In The U.S.
Follow the Australian Embassy in Washington DC on Linkedin for innovative ideas, interesting events and excellent opportunities. [ Link ]
This year's winner of the $30,000 The Amp (Australian Music Prize) is the indigenous #hiphop duo Adam Briggs and Daniel Rankine aka A.B. Original [ Link ]

A.B. Original Are The First Indigenous Artists To Win Annual Australian Music Prize is sponsoring a competition to inspire aerial photographers around the world to share new creative perspectives of Australia. The Australia From Above contest runs from 2 March to 2 May and welcomes professionals and enthusiasts to share their visions of the country. More than 1,000 submissions have already been received and Tourism Australia has published a Facebook album...
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The Industry, Science and Education Branch of the Australian Embassy in Washington DC is seeking an intern (37.5 hours/week) to begin work in mid-to-late March 2017. The internship will last approximately 10 weeks and comes with a $1000 monthly stipend. Start and end dates are somewhat flexible. Outstanding part-time candidates will also be considered (for a pro-rated stipend). Summary of...
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This morning Sydneysiders were treated to a stunning sunrise. The skyline and Sydney Harbour were transformed with a backdrop of red purple and yellow skies. Pictures flooded social media – more here [ Link ]
Banner image above by @rachel_furolo/Twitter
If you're heading to SXSW be sure to stop by the Australia Lounge and say G'day! Learn how Australia's tech and startup scene is breaking ground in innovation and be transported to another world with virtual reality featuring breathtaking Australian nature, coastal and wildlife experiences. [ Link ]
Travelling to Australia? You'll want to add this to your bucket list! The New York Times navigates the 'must sees' along Australia's iconic Great Ocean Road.

Stunning Vistas and Wildlife Along Australia’s Great Ocean Road
Congratulations to the Australian artists with work featured at the inaugural Honolulu Biennial. The exhibition includes contemporary art from countries connected by the Pacific Ocean, including Hawaii, the Pacific Islands, Asia, North America, Australia, and New Zealand.