Common Wealth Games:Common Wealth Games:
AustraliaAustralia
By Bronwyn Gowenlock,By Bronwyn Gowenlock,
Olivia Christie &Ol...
AustraliaAustralia
The Capital: CanberraThe Capital: Canberra
Area: 7,682,300 sq kmArea: 7,682,300 sq km
Population:20,000...
AustraliaAustralia
Australia first joined the commonAustralia first joined the common
wealth games in 1930.wealth games in...
Australian HistoryAustralian History
60,000-40,000 B.C.:60,000-40,000 B.C.:
People from Southeast Asia settle in Australia...
Where is Australia?Where is Australia?
Us!!
Australia
Commonwealth GamesCommonwealth Games
The Commonwealth Games wereThe Commonwealth Games were
formed in 1930 when they weref...
Australian Men Gold Medallists inAustralian Men Gold Medallists in
20062006
Australia won the 4 x 400 MetresAustralia won ...
Australian Women Gold MedallistsAustralian Women Gold Medallists
in 2006in 2006
Kerryn McCannKerryn McCann
Jana PittmanJan...
Australia’s Medal TotalAustralia’s Medal Total
Australain Medals CWG
0
50
100
150
200
250
1930
1894
1938
1950
1954
1958
19...
PredictionPrediction
Our prediction for theOur prediction for the
2010 Commonwealth Games2010 Commonwealth Games
medal tot...
Medals Pie Chart 1998Medals Pie Chart 1998
Australia Medals Tally 1998
Swimming
Shooting
Gymnastics
Athletics
Other
Medals Pie Chart 2002Medals Pie Chart 2002
Australia Medals Tally 2002
Athletics
Swimming
Weightlifting
Shooting
Other
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Medals Pie Chat 2006Medals Pie Chat 2006
Australia Medals Tally 2006
Athletics
Cycling
Shooting
Swimming
Other
Australia
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  1. 1. Common Wealth Games:Common Wealth Games: AustraliaAustralia By Bronwyn Gowenlock,By Bronwyn Gowenlock, Olivia Christie &Olivia Christie & Chloe CraigChloe Craig
  2. 2. AustraliaAustralia The Capital: CanberraThe Capital: Canberra Area: 7,682,300 sq kmArea: 7,682,300 sq km Population:20,000,000Population:20,000,000 Language: EnglishLanguage: English Currency: Australian DollarCurrency: Australian Dollar
  3. 3. AustraliaAustralia Australia first joined the commonAustralia first joined the common wealth games in 1930.wealth games in 1930. They are one of six countries whoThey are one of six countries who have competed in every Commonhave competed in every Common Wealth Games.Wealth Games. In 2006 they won 221 medals andIn 2006 they won 221 medals and 86 were gold.86 were gold.
  4. 4. Australian HistoryAustralian History 60,000-40,000 B.C.:60,000-40,000 B.C.: People from Southeast Asia settle in Australia. Their descendantsPeople from Southeast Asia settle in Australia. Their descendants are the Aboriginal people.are the Aboriginal people. 8000 B.C.:8000 B.C.: Aborigines invent the boomerang.Aborigines invent the boomerang. 1770 A.D.:1770 A.D.: Britain claims Australia. It settles the first of six colonies in 1788.Britain claims Australia. It settles the first of six colonies in 1788. 1850s:1850s: Gold is found in southern Australia.Gold is found in southern Australia. 1901:1901: The six colonies join to form the Commonwealth of Australia. ItThe six colonies join to form the Commonwealth of Australia. It has a democratic government. Britain's royalty has only ahas a democratic government. Britain's royalty has only a ceremonial role.ceremonial role. 1927:1927: Canberra officially replaces Melbourne as the nation's capital.Canberra officially replaces Melbourne as the nation's capital. 1962:1962: Aborigines are given the right to vote.Aborigines are given the right to vote. 2000:2000: Sydney hosts the Summer Olympic Games.Sydney hosts the Summer Olympic Games. 2008:2008: The Australian parliament formally apologizes for past wrongsThe Australian parliament formally apologizes for past wrongs committed against the Aboriginal people.committed against the Aboriginal people.
  5. 5. Where is Australia?Where is Australia? Us!! Australia
  6. 6. Commonwealth GamesCommonwealth Games The Commonwealth Games wereThe Commonwealth Games were formed in 1930 when they wereformed in 1930 when they were originally called the “British Empireoriginally called the “British Empire Games.”Games.” The first ones were held in Hamilton,The first ones were held in Hamilton, Canada.Canada.
  7. 7. Australian Men Gold Medallists inAustralian Men Gold Medallists in 20062006 Australia won the 4 x 400 MetresAustralia won the 4 x 400 Metres Relay: 3:00.93Relay: 3:00.93 John SteffensenJohn Steffensen Stuart RendellStuart Rendell Steve HookerSteve Hooker Nathan DeakesNathan Deakes Scott MartinScott Martin
  8. 8. Australian Women Gold MedallistsAustralian Women Gold Medallists in 2006in 2006 Kerryn McCannKerryn McCann Jana PittmanJana Pittman Kym HoweKym Howe Bronwyn ThompsonBronwyn Thompson Brooke Krueger-BillettBrooke Krueger-Billett Jane SavilleJane Saville
  9. 9. Australia’s Medal TotalAustralia’s Medal Total Australain Medals CWG 0 50 100 150 200 250 1930 1894 1938 1950 1954 1958 1962 1966 1970 1974 1976 1982 1986 1990 1994 1998 2002 2006 Years NumberofMedals Series1
  10. 10. PredictionPrediction Our prediction for theOur prediction for the 2010 Commonwealth Games2010 Commonwealth Games medal total for Australia is……….medal total for Australia is………. 200 Medals!!!200 Medals!!!
  11. 11. Medals Pie Chart 1998Medals Pie Chart 1998 Australia Medals Tally 1998 Swimming Shooting Gymnastics Athletics Other
  12. 12. Medals Pie Chart 2002Medals Pie Chart 2002 Australia Medals Tally 2002 Athletics Swimming Weightlifting Shooting Other `
  13. 13. Medals Pie Chat 2006Medals Pie Chat 2006 Australia Medals Tally 2006 Athletics Cycling Shooting Swimming Other

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