AUSTRALIA
Australia has got
six states and two
territories.
It is about the size
of the United States
(not including
Alaska.)
20 mil...
The most representative building in
Australia is the Opera House in Sydney
designed by Jorn Utzon.
THE WEATHER
The weather in Australia is warm and pleasant.
The warmest months in Australia happen when
we are having winte...
WILDLIFE
The most famous animals in Australia are
marsupials. A marsupial is a mammal that has
a pouch to carry its Joey, ...
The desert central
area of Australia is
called the outback.
THE OUTBACK
It doesn’t rain much in the outback, so the land i...
THE STATIONS
In the outback, there
are some sheep and
ranches, or stations.
Some stations are so
big that they use
planes ...
ULURU
Ayers Rock or Uluru is located in the
outback. It is a sacred place for
indigenous people because they think that
th...
ABORIGINES
Australia’s indigenous people
have lived in the area for
50,000 years.
Now, some live on
reservations, some liv...
Indigenous culture
Some examples of aboriginal art are bark
and rock painting.
The didgeridoo is a long wind instrument.
T...
THE ABORIGINAL FLAG
Black represents the
Aboriginal people of
Australia.
Red represents the red
earth, and Aboriginal
spir...
THE ARRIVAL OF EUROPEANS
In 1788 British Captain James
Cook arrived in Australia.
It was first used as a prison
colony by ...
THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG
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  1. 1. AUSTRALIA
  2. 2. Australia has got six states and two territories. It is about the size of the United States (not including Alaska.) 20 million people live there. Canberra is the capital of Australia.
  3. 3. The most representative building in Australia is the Opera House in Sydney designed by Jorn Utzon.
  4. 4. THE WEATHER The weather in Australia is warm and pleasant. The warmest months in Australia happen when we are having winter in the United States. Australia The USA
  5. 5. WILDLIFE The most famous animals in Australia are marsupials. A marsupial is a mammal that has a pouch to carry its Joey, baby. kangaroo koala wallaby
  6. 6. The desert central area of Australia is called the outback. THE OUTBACK It doesn’t rain much in the outback, so the land is very dry and not very many people live there.
  7. 7. THE STATIONS In the outback, there are some sheep and ranches, or stations. Some stations are so big that they use planes to keep track of the animals.
  8. 8. ULURU Ayers Rock or Uluru is located in the outback. It is a sacred place for indigenous people because they think that the spirits that created the world live there.
  9. 9. ABORIGINES Australia’s indigenous people have lived in the area for 50,000 years. Now, some live on reservations, some live on stations or in cities.
  10. 10. Indigenous culture Some examples of aboriginal art are bark and rock painting. The didgeridoo is a long wind instrument. There is no written Aboriginal language. Some Aborigine words are: billabong and boomerang.
  11. 11. THE ABORIGINAL FLAG Black represents the Aboriginal people of Australia. Red represents the red earth, and Aboriginal spiritual relation to the land The yellow disk represents the Sun. It gives life and protection.
  12. 12. THE ARRIVAL OF EUROPEANS In 1788 British Captain James Cook arrived in Australia. It was first used as a prison colony by the English. Australia's Day, 26 January, is the anniversary of the arrival of the First Fleet of 11 convict ships from Great Britain,
  13. 13. THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG

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