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States and Territories <ul><li>New South Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Queensland </li></ul><ul><li>South Australia </li></ul><u...
Numbers <ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing at about 17.4% every decade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 21...
Climate <ul><li>Varies widely </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly desert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40% is covered by sand dunes </li></ul...
Animals <ul><li>Kangaroo </li></ul><ul><li>Koala </li></ul><ul><li>Saltwater Crocodile </li></ul><ul><li>Green Sea Turtle ...
Culture <ul><li>Most urbanized populations in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Cities are “melting pots” of different cultures ...
Food <ul><li>Breakfast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cereal, toast, and fruit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Porridge or full meals </...
Sports <ul><li>Australian rules football </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket </li></ul><ul><li>Rugby </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer </li><...
Tourist Attractions <ul><li>Sydney Opera House </li></ul><ul><li>Ayers Rock </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Barrier Reef </li>...
Sydney  Opera house <ul><li>Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue  performing arts centre on Bennelong Point in Sydney, New ...
Ayers Rock <ul><li>Ayers Rock is a large  sandstone  rock formation in the southern part of the  Northern Territory, centr...
Great Barrier  Reef <ul><li>The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest reef system composed of over 2,900 individual re...
Fun Facts <ul><li>World’s smallest continent, but 6 th  largest country </li></ul><ul><li>The first European settlers in A...
Australia, in all its beauty
The End
<ul><li>PIE!!!!!!!!! </li></ul>
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  1. 2. States and Territories <ul><li>New South Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Queensland </li></ul><ul><li>South Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Tasmania </li></ul><ul><li>Victoria </li></ul><ul><li>Western Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Territory </li></ul><ul><li>Australian Capital Territory (ACT) </li></ul>
  2. 3. Numbers <ul><li>Population </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Increasing at about 17.4% every decade </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Over 21 million people </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Language </li></ul><ul><ul><li>English is main (around 80%) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>“ Australian accent” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Religion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Majority are Christians (64%) </li></ul></ul>
  3. 4. Climate <ul><li>Varies widely </li></ul><ul><li>Mostly desert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>40% is covered by sand dunes </li></ul></ul><ul><li>South-east and south-west have fertile soil </li></ul><ul><li>North has tropical climate </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Varied with rainforests and grasslands </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Rain also varies </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Frequent droughts and very wet seasons </li></ul></ul>
  4. 5. Animals <ul><li>Kangaroo </li></ul><ul><li>Koala </li></ul><ul><li>Saltwater Crocodile </li></ul><ul><li>Green Sea Turtle </li></ul><ul><li>Emu </li></ul><ul><li>Platypus </li></ul><ul><li>Kookaburra </li></ul>
  5. 6. Culture <ul><li>Most urbanized populations in the world </li></ul><ul><li>Cities are “melting pots” of different cultures </li></ul><ul><li>Aboriginals </li></ul><ul><li>Post-WW II flood of immigrants </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Europe, Middle East, South-East Asia, India, and later the Africans and Americans </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><ul><li>didgeridoo </li></ul></ul>
  6. 7. Food <ul><li>Breakfast </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cereal, toast, and fruit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Porridge or full meals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Dinners </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Main meal </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Common “American” foods </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pizza, barbecue, salad, pasta, vegetables </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Desert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>PIES!!! </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Sports <ul><li>Australian rules football </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket </li></ul><ul><li>Rugby </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Yellow and green </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Tourist Attractions <ul><li>Sydney Opera House </li></ul><ul><li>Ayers Rock </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Barrier Reef </li></ul><ul><li>Zoos </li></ul><ul><li>Tours </li></ul>
  9. 10. Sydney Opera house <ul><li>Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre on Bennelong Point in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. It was conceived and largely built by Danish architect Jørn Utzon. </li></ul><ul><li>As one of the busiest performing arts centers in the world, providing over 1,500 performances each year attended by some 1.2 million people. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Ayers Rock <ul><li>Ayers Rock is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the Northern Territory, central Australia. It lies south west of the nearest large town, Alice Springs. </li></ul><ul><li>It has many springs, waterholes, rock caves and ancient paintings. Ayers Rock is listed as a World Heritage Site. </li></ul>
  11. 12. Great Barrier Reef <ul><li>The Great Barrier Reef is the world's largest reef system composed of over 2,900 individual reefs and 940 islands. The reef is located in the Coral Reef, off the coast of Queensland in northeast Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 1500 species of fish and 4000 species of Mollusk in Great Barrier Reef. </li></ul><ul><li>From 20,000 years ago until 6,000 years ago, sea level rose steadily. </li></ul>
  12. 13. Fun Facts <ul><li>World’s smallest continent, but 6 th largest country </li></ul><ul><li>The first European settlers in Australia drank more alcohol per person than any other community in the history of mankind </li></ul><ul><li>The Tasmanian Devil does exist, and it has the jaw strength of a crocodile </li></ul><ul><li>There are 1500 hundred species of Australian spiders </li></ul><ul><li>The Great Barrier Reef is the largest organic construction on earth </li></ul>
  13. 14. Australia, in all its beauty
  14. 15. The End
  15. 16. <ul><li>PIE!!!!!!!!! </li></ul>

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