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Australia

  1. 1. By:Mithilesh Trivedi 1
  2. 2. Australia 2
  3. 3. Roadmap of Presentation             Location History The Australian Flag Colonisation Capita of Australia Big cities of Australia Great Barrier Reef Sports Currency Multicultural Australia Manners and Etiquettes Religions 3
  4. 4. History of Australia? 2) What is the capital of Australia? 3) Which city is the oldest and largest? 4) Which is a popular Australian animal? 5) Who are the Australian 1) 4
  5. 5. Location 5
  6. 6.  Australia is situated south of Asia, between the Pacific and the Indian Oceans  Australia is a continent, a country and an island at the same time  Australia is located in the southern hemisphere 6
  7. 7. AUSTRALIA It’s the 6th biggest country in the world It’s an Island, surrounded by water It’s the smallest continent in the world OFFITIAL NAME : Commonwealth of Australia TOTAL AREA: 7,700,000 sq.km POPULATION: 22 million people PORTS: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane NATIONAL SYMBOLS: Kangaroo and Emu NATIONAL ANTHEM: “ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR” 7
  8. 8. THE AUSTRALIAN FLAG Southern cross symbolizes the constellation Union Flag 6th British colony The Commonwealth 7 pointed star represents the 7 territories 8
  9. 9. History  James Cook discovered Australia in 1770  He was sent to discover the huge land that many people believed was south of the equator  He landed south of present day Sydney in New South Wales  Aborigines are native of Australians  Europeans sold the land of Aborigines and killed thousands of them 9
  10. 10. COLONISATION • Australia has been inhabited for at least 50,000 years • It was first inhabited by the remote Asian ancestors of the current Australian Aboriginal people • Australia was not discovered by Europeans until the 17th century • In the 18th century was founded the penal colony in Sydney • The First Fleet with Convicts arrived at Sydney in 26th January, 1788, went on to mark Australia Day • In 1st January 1901, the colonies collectively became states of the Commonwealth of Australia 10
  11. 11. Capital  The capital city is Canberra  It is very young city  Population is around 310,000 people 11
  12. 12. Sydney Capital of New South Wales Leading industrial city Population: 3,200,000 people St. Maria Cathedral The Harbour Bridge Sydney Sydney AMP Tower Opera House 12
  13. 13. Melbourne Capital of Victoria Old House Melbourne Bridge The world’s most livable city Population: 3,200,000 Train Station 13
  14. 14. Brisbane Brisbane Skyscrapers Brisbane Capital of Queensland It is a year-round vocation place Population is about 1,400,000 people Brisbane Bridge 14
  15. 15. Adelaide Capital of South Australia A pretty and industrial city Population: 1,100,000 people Gold Beach Victoria Square Fountain Adelaide 15
  16. 16. Perth Capital of Western Australia One of the best climates in Australia Population: 1,200,000 people King’s Park Perth Skyscrapers 16
  17. 17. Hobart Capital of island-state Tasmania Winters are very cold Population of about 200,000 Bay of Fires Remarkable Cave Lavender Farm Coles Bay 17
  18. 18. It’s the world’s largest coral reef (over 2000 km) It stretches along the east coast of Queensland It’s made up of over 2900 individual reefs very close to each other 18
  19. 19. Sports  In Australia it is usually very warm  Australians love sport and other outdoor activities  National sport is surfing cricket scuba-diving swimming FOOTBALL Rugby surfing 19
  20. 20. currency 20
  21. 21. multiculture of Australia 21
  22. 22. Australian Culture Most culture is based on history, traditions and belief systems Very open in their communication styles Generally Australians are open, friendly and helpful and from a vast array of many different countries (multicultural) Australian law and education systems are based on the English model Most of Australian laws are also based on common law which is derived from common sense and precedents created from court cases 22
  23. 23. Language There is no particular language in Australia. It is largely monolingual with English being the national language. 80% speaks English Chinese 2.1% Italian 1.9% Greek 1.4% 23
  24. 24. Australian Manners • Manners are different in every country  Greetings (Good morning, Hello, Hi, Gid’day Mate more so in the country/bush)  Hand shake or kiss on cheek  Standing in a queue or line  Please when requesting anything  Thank you when you receive anything  Excuse me or sorry if you need to get past anyone or bump into anyone  No spitting please  No pushing  Please No picking noses or putting your finger up your nose in public or class 24
  25. 25. Cont...  Being on time (i.e. British time) Please speak English in front of others Put your hand over your mouth when you yawn, cough or sneeze Standing up for elders or ladies with babies on the bus or train 25
  26. 26. religions in Australia 6,000,000 5,000,000 4,000,000 3,000,000 2,000,000 1,000,000 0 r Oth e ist Bapt Islam x hodo k Or t Gree ism n ch Chur yteria h Budd b Pres ng Uniti ol Cath icism ican Angl tated Not s , NF D li gi on No re 26
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  28. 28. BIBLIOGRAPHY  Australian Government Cultural Portal http://www.cultureandrecreation.gov.au/articles/humour/  Australian Tourism http://www.australia.com/index.aspx  Australian Educator http://www.aussieeducator.org.au/tertiaryhistoryaustralianaustralianculture.html  Australian Culture http://www.convictcreations.com/culture/index.htm  I still call Australia (Qantas) Ad http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QX5UR2leYHA 28
  29. 29. Promotions 29
  30. 30. Bye Bye 30
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