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  • 1. Australia
  • 2.  
  • 3.
    • Canberra is the capital of Australia.
    • Sydney is the largest city in Australia but it’s not a capital city!
    • “ Opera House” in
    • Sydney --------- 
    • It is a famous theater building for opera
    • performances in Sydney
  • 4.
    • Australian Dollar
    • Australia was the first country in the world to have a complete system of bank notes based on plastic (polymer).
  • 5.
    • Sculpture includes both woven-figure objects and woodcarvings. Gulu, a softwood from the kapok tree, is used in the contemporary carving of figures representing creator beings. Representations of snakes, birds and animals are made in symbolic and realistic shapes.
    Sculpture
  • 6. Aboriginal Art Aboriginal Art is also called, “dot painting”. Aboriginal Art covers different kinds of materials including painting on leaves, wood carving, rock carving, sculpture, even on the body!!
  • 7.
    • The Outback is our ultimate mystery. It’s a massive place where the immense distances, raw nature and vast emptiness of there land are most impressive, yet you won’t find it on any map!
    Outback
  • 8.
    • Australia’s Great Barrier Reef—the largest structure on the planet built by living organisms—hosts a carnival of sea life. Read article excerpt and see photo gallery.
    • Find this info on Austrailan adventures.com
    Kingdom of Coral
  • 9.
    • There are more kangaroos in Australia than any where else in the world.
    Kangaroos                          
  • 10. Koalas
    • The Koala is one of Australias best known animals.
  • 11. Australian Words
    • Ankle-biter = Baby
    • Big Smoke = The City
    • Bloke = A Man
    • Lolly = sweets, candy
    • Mozzie = Mosquito
    • Mate = Friend