Australia

Krissa-Marie Malia ~ 4A

Main Agricultural Products

Cattle is number one on the top ten agricultural products of Australia. The beef industry is the largest agricultural enterprise in Australia, and it is the second largest beef exporter.Cattle production industry takes up about 200 million hectares. Wheat is the second most grown agricultural product. Fisheries are one of Australia's steadily rising industries. Their main sea foods are lobsters, prawns, tuna, and abalone.

Native Customs and Beliefs

- Evening meals would be the only meal busy families eat together on weekdays.

- Tea may refer either to afternoon refreshments or evening meals.

- Table etiquette can vary among ethnic groups.

- It is considered impolite if you put your elbows on the table or use a toothpick at the table.

- Individuals do not leave the table until everyone is done eating their meal.

- Guest will be given their meal, and will wait for the host to ask if they want seconds if they are still hungry.

Food Holidays! - Australia Day

January 26th is the official national Australia day. Australia has celebrations reflect the diverse society and landscape of the nation, and are marked by community and family events, reflections on Australian history, official community awards, and citizenship ceremonies welcoming new immigrants into the Australian community. It is common to have a community barbecue/ feast. On this day, Australians would celebrated their agriculture harvest of the year.