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  3. 3. What does each part on the Coat of Arms represent? –<br />The red kangaroo and emu that are holding the shield are the unofficial animal emblems of the nation. <br />The star above the animals has six points. They represent the six states and the seventh point represents the combined territories and any future states in Australia.<br />The shield represents the federation of Australia.<br />The golden lion passant on the St Georges cross is New South Wales.<br />The white southern cross beneath the crown is Victoria.<br />Queensland is represented by a light blue Maltese Cross with a crown at it’s centre.<br />The white-backed magpie is South Australia.<br />The black swan swimming is Western Australia.<br />Tasmania is represented by the Red lion passant on the white background.<br />
  4. 4. What does the Australian Flag represent?<br />The Australian Flag has a blue background, the Union Jack, the Commonwealth Star and the Southern Cross.<br />The Union Jack in the upper left represents the Australia’s origin as a British settlement.<br />The Southern Cross in the right hand side of the flag, represents all Australia’s states and territories, and where the early ships navigated.<br />In the bottom left hand corner is the Federation Star, known as the Commonwealth Star, has 7 pointed stars which represents the union of the six colonies at federation. The seventh point is to represent Australia’s many territories (mainland and offshore).<br />
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  6. 6. The immigration began about 50,000 years ago, when the ancestors of the Australian Aborigines arrived on the continent of Maritime Southeast Asia and New Guinea.<br />In the early 17th century, European explorers started to migrate to Australia as well. <br />They started to migrate because of Australia’s health system, it was excellent. <br />The sea levels were much lower than they are today and it was extended out further in the Timor Sea.<br />They also started coming because of the fine weather, the beautiful blue skies and the wonderful sunshine. They wanted to enjoy every single bit of it.<br />Australia is a multicultural country, so people came and spoke their language to others and also to share their religion.<br />There was lots of land for everyone to share and to escape their overcrowded country.<br />
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  8. 8. The aboriginal flag was designed by Harold Thomas, a man from Central Australia. It was created as a symbol of unity and national identity for Aboriginal people during the land rights in the early 1970’s.* The black on the flag represents the Aboriginal people of Australia.* The red represents the red earth, the red ochre and a spiritual relation to the land.* The yellow represents the sun, the giver of life and protector.<br />
  9. 9. 2. Australia's first radio station was built in 1912.<br />FAcTs- <br />1. Australia's Parliament House in Canberra is one of the largest buildings in the southern hemisphere at over 300,000 cubic metres.<br />3. In land area, Australia is the sixth largest nation after Russia, Canada, China, the United States of America and Brazil. It has, however, a relatively small population. <br />4. The highest point on the mainland, Mount Kosciuszko, is only 2228 metres. Apart from Antarctica, Australia is the driest continent. <br />5. Australia's culturally diverse society includes its Indigenous peoples and settlers from countries all around the world. <br />
  10. 10. By <br />Stephanie!<br />

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