Carpentaria State (C)

Capital:

Cloncurry 2,384
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloncurry,_Queensland

http://www.cloncurry.qld.gov.au

Others:

Kowanyama 1017
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kowanyama,_Queensland

Gilbert River Mouth
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gilbert-Einasleigh_River

Normanton 1,100
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normanton,_Queensland

http://www.carpentaria.qld.gov.au/

Karumba 518
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karumba,_Queensland

Georgetown 254
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgetown,_Queensland

See Carpentaria 2,149
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shire_of_Carpentaria

Super state:

Gulf of Carpentaria B,C,D,E,F,G

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_of_Carpentaria

Hospital: ???
University: NO

Airport:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloncurry_Airport

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normanton_Airport

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karumba_Airport

Basin Authority:

Norman Flinders Basin Authority (NFBA)

  • Mitchell R
  • Palmer R
  • Staarten R
  • Einasleigh R
  • Gilbert R
  • Norman R
  • Flinders R
  • Bynoe R

State Pin
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Beauty:

Cloncurry
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Billabong near Cloncurry
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Cloncurry
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Normanton aerial shot
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Thanks for checking this State out.

This State is prepared on the a-political concept that if you are interested in 'place' in Australia, the most important aspect that defines 'place', is the 'flow of water'. The Senate is interested in 'place'.

This State defines its boundaries at the top of the ridge, where water flows one way rather than the other. This leads to a very interesting 'place'.

We are seeking a debate with people who live in this proposed new State. We know we've got the State pretty well correct, after all, it's just geography.

But if you live in this State you can tell us a lot of interesting things.

- Do these boundaries define a place that is unique; different to every other State in Australia? We think that that is probably quite likely.

- Is it a great place, worthy of recognition?

- Upon formation, what should be the name of this State? Who would be the Premier? Who would be the two Senators who represent this State?

- Should there be a separate super-State for the whole of the Gulf of Carpentaria?

- Would life be enhanced if it was on a fast Ring-Rail that links the Capital City to every other Capital City in Australia? Does it have a university? it appears not to have. We think that it should.

- Many other interesting things!

We think that this is a great new concept of Statehood based on real concepts that define life in this particular State. What do you think?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Aboriginal Australia:

  • Yir-Yoront
  • Kunjen
  • Koko-bera
  • Koknar
  • Kokomini
  • Kukuyalan
  • Kurtjar
  • Agwamin
  • Walangama
  • Takalak
  • Mayi-Kulan
  • Yanga
  • Ngawan
  • Mbara
  • Wunumara
  • Yirandali

NOTE1: Likely indicators only; for original Aboriginal Australia Map © 1991 & restrictions on its copy & use, see Aboriginal Australia Map

NOTE2: The red line is part of the original Aboriginal Australia Map © 1991. The black line is added by Bloggerme for discussion only. It shows the likely State boundary based on the flow of water only. As "the ridge" (See FOWTOR) naturally impacts on the development of the language, social or nation groups of the Indigenous people of Australia, the proposed border is often identical to the group boundary shown on the Aboriginal Australia Map. This is as was expected. Variations are social/historical & result in a particular language, social or nation group being represented in two adjoining States.

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"Great Artesian Basin Water Resource Assessment was released this week. It’s the most comprehensive assessment to date of the Basin’s water flows and physical structure (its hydrology and geology).

"Based on research by CSIRO and Geoscience Australia, the assessment provides a substantial update to knowledge about the Basin, benefiting from improved techniques to measure and monitor water movement, and incorporating new methodologies that link a range of “development” and management scenarios. The last assessment of the Basin, which primarily focused on hydrology, was in 1980."

Brian Smerdon Senior Research Scientist, Groundwater Hydrology at CSIRO: The Conversation 28 March 2013, 2.33pm AEST

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