Geography• 6 states• 2 Territories• 37,000 km North to South• 40,000 km East to West• 6th largest country• 7.7million sq kms• Coast line of 35,877kms• Highest point 2,228m• Only 6% considered as suitable for agriculture
Population• ¼ of all Australians (22million) are born O.S• 43% either born or has one parent born O.S• Over 200 languages spoken in Australia• Melbourne has the largest population of Greeks outside of Athens.• 4million people speak a language other then English• Since 1945 7million people have immigrated to Australia• 75% of the population live in urban areas
Important Days• 26th January, Australia Day – The day the first fleet landed in Sydney.• 25th April, ANZAC Day – Australian New Zealand Army Corps-Fought at Gallipoli in the Dardanelles, also for any ex-services members
Famous Australians Actors: Singers: Russell Crowe Delta Goodrem David Wenham Slim Dusty Nicole Kidman Keith Urban Hugh Jackman Kylie Minouge Geoffrey Rush John Farnham Cate Blanchet Jimmy Barnes Eric Banner ACDC Paul Hogan Hilltop hoods Angus and Julia Stone The WigglesMiranda Kerr Sports People: Sir Donald Bradman cricket Olivia Newton John Ian Thorpe swimming Dawn Frasier swimming Cathy Freeman running Lleyton Hewitt tennis Greg Norman golf Heath LedgerHugo Weaving
Sport AFL: Australian Football League NRL: National Rugby League Rugby Union Touch Football Cricket Rowing Hockey Soccer NetballMore then 11million Australians over 15yrs participate in physical activity at least once a week.
Sights Sydney HarborAyres Rock - Uluru Great Barrier Reef
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