Backyard Buddies

Backyard buddies is an initiative of the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife to get everyone involved in caring for the nature in their backyards. Our backyard buddies are the native plants and animals that share ...
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Whale Watching Sydney

Between the months of April and November Humpback Whales are most commonly sighted along the east coast of Australia.

What it Means to be a Hurler

What it Means to be a Hurler By Marin Sardelic Here at The Outdoor Type we are more than proud to sponsor the Hurlers football team. There is no denying a vested interest exists, for I am a Hurler myself. This article by...
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Ticks and People in the Australian Bush

Ticks and People in the Australian Bush Story by Blair Paterson The mere mention of ticks is a daunting and off-putting subject for many bushwalkers, campers and people undertaking activities in the Australian bush. Ther...
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Wilkie’s Poo

Wilkie’s Poo By Blair Paterson Part I Wilkie was a worm. Worms aren’t given much thought as they squirm hither and dither in the dirt underfoot but Wilkie wasn’t bothered. He knew his place in the world, knew he ha...
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Sharks: Myths, Media and Misconceptions

Sharks: Myths, Media and Misconceptions Story by David Rutter Imagine if you will, the following scene: You are at Bondi Beach in Sydney enjoying a sunny summer’s day swimming in the waves when the shark siren soun...