Welcome to Australia!

The Commonwealth of Australia, is a country that consists of the continent of Australia; plus, the island of Tasmania and some smaller islands. Australia is the 6th largest country in the world and is located between the South Pacific and the Indian Oceans.

Facts

Climate: Varies from arid to tropical

Population: 25.5 million people

Capital: Canberra

Government: Democracy

Regions: 6 states

Languages: English

Religion: Christians

Currency: Australian dollar

Economy: World's largest producer of bauxite, alumina, rutile and tantalum

National Anthem: "Advance Australia Fair"

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History

  • 40,000 BC - First Aborigine settlements  
  • 1770 - Captain James Cook claims as British
  • 1788 - Captain Phillip est. convict settlement
  • 1850s - Gold is found and population increase
  • 1850s - Aborigines mistreated and killed
  • 1856 - Australia introduces secret ballot
  • 1901 - Commonwealth is establish

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DAY 4 - Great Barrier Reef & Australian Animals Field Trip


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