What a Dish!

What a Dish!

In 1961, in central west New South Wales, Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) built a 64m high radio telescope, one of three that make up the Australia Telescope National Facility.  Today, affectionately known as The Dish, nobody could have predicted her meteoric rise to fame.

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Sun Sets on the Final Day of Autumn

Down Under, Autumn closed with one final flourish; a beautiful sunset. Now it's into the cool months of winter. For some it will mean snow and skiing, others it will be a respite from the relentless heat. Whatever, your winter brings, we hope you get to enjoy it.

Image: Sunset, Settlement City Canals, Port, Macquarie, NSW

© Robert Oates | BALLANTYNE Photography

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Patience, Determination and Mother Nature

Patience, Determination and Mother Nature

It's been a very long time coming! Each morning starts with a search of the skies over the Pacific Ocean around our coastline. A coastline that has a unique factor that  presents a constant and frustrating challenge for photographers.

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