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Ten facts about Australia


1.It contains an amazing ecosystem with unique flora and fauna including pristine rainforest, ancient rock formations and beautiful beaches.

2.It has 16 world heritage listed sites including historic townships, cities and landscapes.

3.Australia was the second country in the world to give women the right to vote in 1902.


Historical facts about Australia

1.A number of European explorers sailed the coast of Australia, then known as New Holland, in the 17th century.

2.penal transportation ended in 1868, 160,000 men and women came to Australia as convicts.

3.By the 1820s, many soldiers, officers and emancipated convicts had turned land they received from the government into flourishing farms.


Facts about Australia's culture

1.The culture of Australia is essentially a Western culture influenced by the unique geography of the Australian continent.
2,Australian culture is founded on stories of battlers, bushrangers and brave soldiers.

3.It the diverse input of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and other Oceanian people.

4.Aboriginal people are believed to have arrived as early as 60,000 years ago, and evidence of Aboriginal art in Australia dates back at least 30,000 years.