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    • Australia
    • Australian Flag
      • The Australian flag has stars. Each star on the flag represents a star in space.
      • The upper left design is the Union Jack.
    • Australian Flag
    • States and Territories
      • The six states and territories.
      • New South Wales
      • Victoria
      • Queensland
      • Northern Territory
      • Southern Australia
      • Western Australia
    • Animals
      • The koala bear is one of the most endangered species in Australia.
      • There are also Kangaroos, Outrages many more animals.
      • Australia also has the animal that can lay eggs, the Platypus.
    • Sydney Harbor and Bridge
      • The bridge goes across the Sydney Harbor that links the Sydney Central Business District (CBS) and the North Shore.
      • The bridge is nicknamed “The Coathanger” because of it arched design.
      • Sydney Bridge was designed and built in 1932 by Dorman Long and Co Ltd.
      • It is the fifth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world.
      • The Sydney Opera House has the best view of the beauty of the bridge.
      • On New Years Eve in the harbor they hold yacht races and on the water and have a show of fireworks.
    • Sydney Opera House
      • The opera house was built by Jorn Utzon. A Danish architect.
      • When he died the building wasn’t even finished. They tried to decide if they want to demolish it or work on it.
      • The building still stands next to the Sydney Bridge.
      • Sydney Opera House has the best view of the bridge.
    • Sports
      • The sports that Australian play are:
      • Cricket
      • Tennis
      • Horse Racing
      • Football
      • Soccer
    • Australian Soccer Team
      • All the soccer teams are trying to qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup .
    • Religion
      • 76% are Christians
      • 26% are Anglican
      • 26% are Roman Catholic
      • Attend Church on special occasions.
      • Other denominations are 24% (other religions)
      • Immigration are: Islam, Buddhism, Taoism, and Hinduism.
      • They have increased.^
    • Eating
      • 3 meals day
      • Busy families eat together on evening meals (week)
      • Eat continental style
      • Impolite with elbows on table.
      • No one leaves the table until everyone is finished eating.
      • Restaurants:
      • Tipping has become more common.
      • If the service is good then a tip is appreciated.
    • Dating and Marriage
      • Usually dating begins at 15 but in small groups.
      • Activities include dancing and movies.
      • Average marriage is at 27.
      • Church wedding is common.
      • Most choose to live together before or instead marrying.
      • Arrangement is known as a “de facto” marriage.
    • Family
      • 2 to 3 children
      • Larger families are common.
      • Older children are expected to contribute to family expenses.
      • Increasing number of single parents homes, step families, and mother and father both work outside of their home.
      • Women make up about 40% of the work force.
      • Genders are equal:
      • Fairly equal wages
      • Education
      • Important leaderships positions in the public and private sectors.
    • Speech and Language
      • English is the national language
      • It is taught in all schools.
      • 250 languages – 50 survived teachable form.
      • Spot on: fight on
      • Pang: Fender Bender
      • Not feeling well: crook
      • Bloke: guy
      • Friends (males): mates
      • Aussies: Australians
      • Uni: university
      • Kindy: Kindergarten
      • Telly: television
      • Footy: football/soccer
    • Shopping
      • Many large department stores.
      • Shopping arcades, walking streets, and plazas are becoming more popular.
      • Fruit, meat, vegetable, and fish markets are similar to the ones in Europe.
      • Most stores close at 5 or 5:30pm on week days.
      • Australians try to keep up on the newest trends on clothing.
    • Bibliography
      • Photograph. Http://anonymousradioshow.files.wordpress.com/2009/01/australian-flag-640.jpg .
      • Photograph. Http://www.qrz.com/hampages/o/r/vk2ro/australian_flag.gif .
      • Photograph. Http://images.theage.com.au/2009/11/09/846826/svNATKOALA-420x0.jpg .
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Harbour_Bridge
      • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Port_Jackson
      • Photograph. Http://clarkvision.com/photoinfo/night.and.low.light.photography/sydney.opera.house.c04.05.2005.JZ3F8871-b-700.jpg .
      • Photograph. Http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Opera_House .
      • Photograph. Http://www.sanjuansoccer.org/Portals/22/images/Club/Pics/Temporary/S94B%20State%20Cup%20Champs%20(600%20x%20400).jpg .