Mainland Australia showing the continental shelf (light blue) extending to the islands of New Guinea in the north, and Tasmania in the south
The Sydney Opera House and Sydney CBD at dusk
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE UNESCO World Heritage Site
Sydney Royal Botanic Gardens
Grey Headed Flying Foxes roosting in the botanical gardens
Electrical Storm Over Sydney Harbour
When darkness becomes light
Reflections in Water
Canberra, Australian Capital Territory View of Canberra, showing parliamentary axis
Aerial view of Adelaide city centre
Perth, Western Australia Clockwise from top left: Sunset at City Beach , Black swan and family by the Swan River , St Georges Terrace at night, the city skyline from Kings Park , Sorrento Beach, and Parliament House .
Western Australia's capital and largest city, Perth
The Red and Green Kangaroo Paw is the floral emblem of Western Australia The Black Swan is the state bird of Western Australia
Top: Melbourne city centre , centre left: Flinders Street Station , centre right: Shrine of Remembrance , centre: Federation Square , bottom left: Melbourne Cricket Ground , bottom right: Royal Exhibition Building .
Gold Coast Queensland View looking north across Surfers Paradise
A surfer going for the tube
AUSTRALIAN OPEN Margaret Court Arena at the Australian Open with the old Rebound Ace surface. Rod Laver Arena, the centre court, in the background, Melbourne Park, Melbourne. The main location of play .
Brisbane and the Story Bridge .
Flag of Queensland
Pelican on the banks of the Noosa River
The beach along the town of Noosa Heads.
Noosa Waters, Noosaville
A pelican on Noosa River, Noosaville.
Woolworths entry on a Thursday night
A beach on the headlands hike, coastal trail.
Noosa Harbour, Tewantin.
The Tewantin- North Shore ferries and two pelicans .
Pomona Sunshine Coast , Queensland
Eumundi Sunshine Coast , Queensland
Peregian Springs Aerial
Caloundra, Sunshine Coast
Koala Bears The Koala has no relation to a bear. It is a distant cousin to the Wombat and both the Koala and the Wombats have fossil history over 15 million years. The Koala is Australia's most popular and most loved marsupial mammal.
KOALAS female male
Blue-winged Kookaburra Female Male
Tasmanian Devil The Tasmanian devil ( Sarcophilus harrisii ) is a carnivorous marsupial now found in the wild only in the Australian island state of Tasmania .
Kangaroos and Wallabies The Kangaroo and the Emu appear on Australia's coat of arms.
View from Indian Head, Fraser Island
The beach at Lake McKenzie
The Great Barrier Reef UNESCO World Heritage Site
Uluru ( Uluṟu )Ayers Rock Inselberg Monolith
Uluru panorama nearing sunset
Ayers Rock - Uluru
Australian Aboriginal Flag
Australian Creation Myths
Didjeridu - Didgeridoo
The most interesting Aboriginal musical instrument is the didjeridu
Images of the Didjeridu can be found on petroglyphs.
Australian Sacred Sites Sacred sites within the landscape are an essential part of Aboriginal people's very different kind of religious beliefs.