Australia

Fun Fact of Austrailia

Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and numerous smaller islands. It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area.

Outdoor Activities

Activities

Climbing
Mt Arapiles, 340 kilometres north-west of Melbourne, is recognised as one of the world’s best climbing areas, offering more than 2,000 routes with something to suit climbers of any ability. The nearby Grampians also features dozens of cliffs and crags to explore.

Caving
The best caving in the state can be found in the Buchan Cave Reserve in the Snowy Mountains, and at the Princess Margaret Rose Cave outside Nelson (past Portland) along the Great Ocean Road.

Abseiling
Abseiling offers you access to remote areas and jaw-dropping views. The Gorge at Mount Buffalo is an exciting spot for abseiling and has some great harder climbs in the alpine setting.

Entertainment

With more than 15 years experience in Corporate & Special Event entertainment, Australian Network can supply its clients with any style of entertainment or specific artist currently available on the Australian or International circuit. From Australia's leading recording acts to comedians, celebrity speakers, function bands, novelty acts and so much more. Although we specialize in "High End" profile entertainment for major corporate and special events, no enquiry is seen as too small, too big or too difficult.

Climate

The climate of Australia varies widely due to its large geographical size, but by far the largest part of Australia is desertor semi-arid. Only the south-east and south-west corners have a temperate climate and moderately fertile soil. The northern part of the country has a tropical climate, varied between tropical rainforests, grasslands, part desert.

Transportion

There are many varying forms of transport in Australia. The nation is highly dependent on road transport. There are more than 300 airports with paved runways. An extensive rail network for passengers connects many rural areas to major metropolitan centres. The mining sector is reliant on rail to transport its product to Australia's ports for export.

Triva

Sport

1. Which horse won the Melbourne Cup in 2002?

2. What was Sir Donald Bradman’s batting average?

3. Who is Australia’s only Formula One driver?

4. Who won the Brownlow Medal in 2003?

5. Who was the most recent Australian to win the men’s singles title at Wimbledon?

6. Which Australian was named the most valuable player in the US’s WNBA?

7. Which Australian has won the FIM World Motorcycle Championship 5 times?

8. How many gold medals did Australians win at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games?

9. Of our Australian male swimmers, who has won the most Olympic gold medals?

10. What Australian company is the largest surfwear manufacturer?

Answers

1. Media Puzzle

2. 99.94

3. Mark Webber

4. Mark Ricciuto, Nathan Buckley, Adam Goodes

5. Lleyton Hewitt

6. Lauren Jackson

7. Michael Doohan

8. 2 – Steven Bradbury and Alisa Camplin

9. Murray Rose

10. Quicksilver