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Australia
-27; 133 Australia (i/əˈstreɪliə/, /ɒ-/, /-ljə/), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent
May 22nd 2017



South Australia
Australia South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the country. With a
May 7th 2017



Order of Australia
The Order of Australia is an order of chivalry established on 14 February 1975 by Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia, to recognise Australian citizens and
May 12th 2017



Western Australia
Australia Western Australia (abbreviated as WA) is a state occupying the entire western third of Australia. It is bounded by the Indian Ocean to the north and west
May 13th 2017



Government of Australia
federal government of Australia. For a description of other jurisdictions, politics and political institutions, see Politics of Australia. The Government of
Apr 30th 2017



Economy of Australia
The economy of Australia is one of the largest mixed market economies in the world, with a GDP of AUD$1.62 trillion as of 2015. Australia's total wealth
May 21st 2017



History of Australia
The history of Australia refers to the history of the area and people of the Commonwealth of Australia and its preceding Indigenous and colonial societies
May 22nd 2017



Monarchy of Australia
The monarchy of Australia is a form of government in which a hereditary king or queen serves as the nation's sovereign. Australia is governed under a
May 22nd 2017



States and territories of Australia
Australia (officially known as the Commonwealth of Australia) is a federation of six states, together with ten federal territories. The Australian mainland
Apr 10th 2017



Demography of Australia
The demography of Australia covers basic statistics, most populous cities, ethnicity and religion. The population of Australia is estimated to be 24,463
May 2nd 2017



Flag of Australia
The flag of Australia is a defaced Blue Ensign: a blue field with the Union Jack in the canton (upper hoist quarter), and a large white seven-pointed
May 22nd 2017



Geography of Australia
Coordinates: 27°S 144°E / 27°S 144°E / -27; 144 The geography of Australia encompasses a wide variety of biogeographic regions being the world's smallest
May 21st 2017



Australia Day
Australia-DayAustralia Day is the official National Day of Australia. Celebrated annually on 26 January, it marks the anniversary of the 1788 arrival of the First
May 16th 2017



Australia Plus
Australia Plus, originally Australia Television International and later ABC Asia Pacific and Australia Network, is an international satellite television
May 16th 2017



Environment of Australia
The Australian environment ranges from virtually pristine Antarctic territory and rainforests to degraded industrial areas of major cities. Forty distinct
Apr 1st 2017



Census in Australia
counting Australia'sAustralia's population. For information on current and historical census and other data, see Demographics of Australia. The census in Australia, or
Apr 22nd 2017



Postcodes in Australia
Postcodes are used in Australia to more efficiently sort and route mail within the postal system. All postcodes in Australia have four digits and are placed
May 10th 2017



Sport in Australia
Sport is an important part of Australian culture dating back to the early colonial period. Cricket, Australian rules football, rugby union and horse racing
May 12th 2017



National Library of Australia
The National Library of Australia is the largest reference library of Australia, responsible under the terms of the National Library Act for "maintaining
May 20th 2017



Politics of Australia
The politics of Australia takes place within the framework of a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy. Australians elect parliamentarians to the
May 18th 2017



White Australia policy
Australian">White Australian policy comprises various historical policies that effectively barred people of non-European descent from immigrating to Australia. There
May 14th 2017



Constitution of Australia
The Constitution of Australia is the supreme law under which the government of the Commonwealth of Australia operates, including its relationship to the
May 18th 2017



Australia national soccer team
Australian">The Australian national soccer team represents Australia in international men's soccer. Officially nicknamed the Socceroos, the team is controlled by the
May 22nd 2017



Australia (continent)
Australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names Sahul, Australinea or Meganesia, to distinguish it from the Australian mainland, is a continent
May 22nd 2017



Virgin Australia
Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd, formerly Virgin Blue Airlines, is Australia's second-largest airline after Qantas and it is the largest airline by
May 18th 2017



Prehistory of Australia
prehistory of Australia is the period between the first human habitation of the Australian continent and the colonization of Australia in 1788 which marks
Apr 19th 2017



Australians
history, culture, and language (Australian-EnglishAustralian English). Present-day AustraliansAustralians are citizens of the Commonwealth of Australia, governed by its nationality law
May 20th 2017



Time in Australia
Australia uses three main time zones: Australian Western Standard Time (AWST; UTC+08:00), Australian Central Standard Time (ACST; UTC+09:30), and Australian
Apr 29th 2017



Fauna of Australia
The fauna of Australia consists of a huge variety of animals; some 83% of mammals, 89% of reptiles, 24% of fish and insects and 93% of amphibians that
May 19th 2017



Crime in Australia
Crime in Australia is combated by the Australian police and other agencies. The number of offenders proceeded against by police during 2013-2014 increased
May 19th 2017



Climate of Australia
Australia's climate is governed largely by its size and by the hot, sinking air of the subtropical high pressure belt. This moves north and south with
May 21st 2017



Convicts in Australia
were transported by the British government to various penal colonies in Australia. The British government began transporting convicts overseas to American
May 19th 2017



Immigration to Australia
Immigration to Australia is considered part of the history of human migration that started in Africa. The immigration history of Australia began with the
May 8th 2017



Manufacturing in Australia
For the 2013 film, see Made in Australia (film). Manufacturing in Australia peaked in the 1960s at 25% of the country's gross domestic product
May 2nd 2017



Foreign relations of Australia
relations of Australia are influenced by its position as a leading trading nation and as a significant donor of humanitarian aid. Australia's foreign policy
May 22nd 2017



Banking in Australia
The banking sector in Australia consists of a number of banks licensed to carry on banking business under the Banking Act 1959, foreign banks licensed
Apr 11th 2017



Cinema of Australia
The Australian film industry has its beginnings with the 1906 production of The Story of the Kelly Gang, the earliest feature film ever made. Since then
May 16th 2017



Aboriginal Australians
Aboriginal-AustraliansAboriginal Australians are legally defined as people who are members "of the Aboriginal race of Australia" (indigenous to mainland Australia or to the
May 21st 2017



Religion in Australia
Religion in Australia is diverse. Section 116 of the Constitution of Australia of 1901 prohibits the Commonwealth government from establishing a church
May 9th 2017



Republicanism in Australia
Republicanism in Australia is a movement to change Australia's system of government from a constitutional monarchy to a republic. Republicanism was first
May 16th 2017



Local government in Australia
Local government in Australia is the third tier of government in Australia administered by the states and territories, which in turn are beneath[citation
Apr 24th 2017



Soccer in Australia
sport in Australia, and ranks in the top ten for television audience. The national governing body of the sport is Football Federation Australia (FFA), which
May 16th 2017



Law of Australia
The law of Australia comprises many levels of codified and uncodified forms of law. These include the Australian Constitution, legislation enacted by
May 21st 2017



Education in Australia
Education in Australia generally comprises primary education (primary schools), followed by secondary education (high schools), and tertiary education
May 14th 2017



Bushfires in Australia
Bushfires in Australia are frequent events during the warmer months of the year, due to Australia's mostly hot, dry climate. Each year, such fires impact
May 22nd 2017



Energy in Australia
Energy in Australia includes energy and electricity production, consumption and export in Australia. Energy policy of Australia describes the politics
Apr 26th 2017



Australia–United States relations
AustraliaUnited States relations are the international relations between the Commonwealth of Australia and the United States of America. At the governmental
May 19th 2017



Judiciary of Australia
judiciary of Australia comprises judges who sit in federal courts and courts of the States and Territories of Australia. The High Court of Australia sits at
May 21st 2017



Culture of Australia
The culture of Australia is a Western culture, derived primarily from Britain but also influenced by the unique geography of Australia, the diverse input
May 19th 2017



Australian cuisine
AustralianAustralian cuisine refers to the cuisine of Australia and its indigenous and colonial societies. Indigenous AustralianAustralians have occupied Australia for some
May 20th 2017





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