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  1. Australia
  2. The Flag <ul><li>Blue background. </li></ul><ul><li>Union Jack in the upper left corner acknowledging the countries British history. </li></ul><ul><li>Bellow that is the Commonwealth star with seven points to represent the six states and territories. </li></ul><ul><li>To right side of the flag is the Southern Cross. This constellation of five stars can only be seen in the Southern Hemisphere, a reminder of their geography. </li></ul>
  3. Money <ul><li>Different colored dollar bills called notes made of plastic. </li></ul><ul><li>Coins worth 1, 2, 5 cents are copper colored. </li></ul><ul><li>10, 20, 50 cents are silver colored. </li></ul><ul><li>$1 and $2 coins are gold colored. </li></ul>
  4. Aborigines <ul><li>First people to live in Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>Inhabited land for 70,000 years. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 500 recorded tribes. </li></ul>
  5. <ul><li>Originated from Australia from an unknown date. </li></ul><ul><li>Made out of sheep skin. </li></ul><ul><li>Used by aviators in World War 1. </li></ul><ul><li>Cost $50- $300 in the U.S. but only cost $20- $30 in Australia. </li></ul>
  6. Sports <ul><li>Football (soccer) </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket </li></ul><ul><li>Rugby </li></ul><ul><li>Netball </li></ul>
  7. Surfing <ul><li>A hobby or a sport for Australia’s east coast and west coast. </li></ul><ul><li>Many professional surfers from Australia. </li></ul>
  8. Poisonous Snakes <ul><li>Inland Taipan </li></ul><ul><li>Eastern Brown Snake </li></ul><ul><li>Coastal Taipan </li></ul><ul><li>Mainland Tiger Snake </li></ul><ul><li>Peninsula (Black) Tiger Snake </li></ul>
  9. Birds <ul><li>Little (Fairy) Penguin </li></ul><ul><li>Red-rumped Parakeet </li></ul><ul><li>Scooty Owl </li></ul><ul><li>Laughing Kookaburra </li></ul><ul><li>Masked Lapwing </li></ul><ul><li>Great Frigatebird </li></ul><ul><li>Purple Swamphen </li></ul><ul><li>Red-footed Booby </li></ul><ul><li>Emu </li></ul>
  10. Exotic Mammals <ul><li>Platypus </li></ul><ul><li>Kangaroo </li></ul><ul><li>Wallaby </li></ul><ul><li>Koala </li></ul><ul><li>Numbat </li></ul><ul><li>Dingo </li></ul>
  11. Flowers <ul><li>Kangaroo Paw </li></ul><ul><li>Wax Flower </li></ul><ul><li>Stuarts Desert Pea </li></ul><ul><li>Bottle Brush </li></ul><ul><li>Flannel Flower </li></ul><ul><li>Wattle </li></ul><ul><li>Waratah </li></ul>
  12. Landscape <ul><li>Surrounded by the Indian and Pacific Ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>The middle of the country “The Outback” is all desert. </li></ul><ul><li>The southern part contains the Nullarbor Plaines. </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Dividing Range is the countries longest mountain range and divides the West Coast and the Outback. </li></ul>
  13. The Outback <ul><li>The inner desert that is in the middle of the continent. </li></ul><ul><li>Not many people live there. </li></ul><ul><li>Little water recourses. </li></ul>
  14. Great Barrier Reef <ul><li>Worlds largest reef and about 1,250 miles long. </li></ul><ul><li>1,500 and still undiscovered species of fish alone. </li></ul><ul><li>One of the seven wonders of the world. </li></ul>
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