"Trees are, after all, our largest and oldest living things. They are Australia's natural, national treasures - the true Elders of our vast continent. "
"According to ancient mythology, trees link the Earth to the sky. In this respect trees link humans to another world. "
"The celebrated Aboriginal painter Albert Namatjira loved the Ghost Gums of the Northern Territory... They are evocatively Australian, their white trunks contrasting with the red earth and the deep blue sky of the Dreamtime region that has for centuries sustained Namatjira's Aranda people. "