11 Things You Didn't Know About Australia

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11 Things You Didn't Know About Australia

  1. 1. #1 Almost 95% citizens on the voter’s list turn out to vote. Why? You pay a $20 fine for not casting your vote. And much more if you fail to pay this fine.
  2. 2. #2 Over 80% of Australian adults indulge in gambling of some kind. This is the highest rate of gambling in the world.
  3. 3. #3 Australia is probably the only country where you are allowed to eat national animal. About 15 percent of Australians regularly eat the large marsupial.
  4. 4. #6 More than a quarter, about 26%, of all Australian citizens were born in another country.
  5. 5. #7 Australia has possibly the lowest population density in the world, i.e. two people per square kilometre. Japan has 327 people per square kilometre.
  6. 6. #8 The so-called 'Dingo fence' in Australia is the longest fence in the world, and is about twice as long as the Great Wall of China.
  7. 7. #10 The Black Box, a pivotal piece of evidence in plane crashes, was invented in Australia by chemist Dave Warren.
  8. 8. #11 Australia has an intensive network of car rental agencies. Almost, reservations are made every year.
  9. 9. Source List • http://www.saaustralia.org/index.php/topic/23720-things-you-probablydidnt-know-about-australia/ • http://visual.ly/50-things-you-didnt-know-about-australia • http://www.hotelclub.com/blog/7-things-you-didnt-know-aboutaustralia/ • http://www.bunac.org.uk/uk/blog/travel-stories/work-australia/10-factsyou-didnt-know-about-australia • http://www.ibtimes.com/10-inventions-you-didnt-know-came-australia866246 • http://www.papalengtraveladventure.com/2013/02/eleven-things-youdidnt-know-about.html • http://www.themedicigroupblog.com/5-cool-facts-you-probably-didntknow-about-australia/ • http://www.thebookoftravel.com/top-10-things-you-didnt-know-aboutaustralia/
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