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Plants and animals

Plants and animals

Colouring Pages

Keep little people occupied with these colouring pages featuring some of our local native species.

Southern bell frog

Malleefowl
Murray hardyhead
Regent parrot

Southern hairy-nosed wombat


River Murray Turtles

Plants and animals

River Murray Turtle Fact Sheets


Description: Find out about the life and habits of the of the three species of turtle found in the Murraylands and Riverland. Select the fact sheet relevant to your sub-region for a local overview.

Year level: Any age


Broad-shelled turtle
Eastern long-necked turtle Murraylands
Eastern long-necked turtle Riverland
Murray short-necked turtle Murraylands

Murray short-necked turtle Riverland

Plants and animals

River Murray Turtles Education Resource


Resource Type: Teacher resource
Description: Information and resources to assist teaching about River Murray turtle species.
Year level: F-12


River Murray Turtles Education Resource

Plants and animals

River Murray Turtle Posters


Resource Type: Posters
Description: Four full colour posters designed to provide information about, and call to action for our River Murray turtles. Posters include: River Murray turtles, Why are they important? What’s happening to them? What you can do.
Year level: Any age

River Murray Turtles
The Importance of River Murray Turtles

Threats to River Murray Turtles

What you can do to help River Murray Turtles

Plants and animals

River Murray Turtle Lifecycle Activity


Resource Type: Activity
Description: Colour-in and cut out your own Eastern long-necked turtle lifecycle wheel.
Year level: F-6

River Murray Turtle Lifecycle Activity

Plants and animals

River Murray Turtle Lifecycle Colouring Page


Resource Type: Colouring
Description: Colour-in the lifecycle of the Eastern long-necked turtle.
Year level: F-6

River Murray Turtle Lifecycle Colouring Page