By Charlie Fitzjohn 4/5A
SOUTH AUSTRALIA FACTS!
Matthew Flinders discovered and mapped the coast of south Australia.
The Murray river starts from NSW to SA and is the longest river in Australia! It's length is 2,508 Km's.
South Australia were the first ones to recognise the Aboriginal land right.
South Australia never had convicts transported there.
South Australian Flag
yellow circle. The flag also has a crown over the magpie.
The flag was designed by Robert Craig.
*In 1837 the first hospital was built in Terrace, Adelaide.
*Adelaide hosted eleven Formula One Grand Prix's from 1985 - 1995.
*Adelaide was the first state to let women vote in1895.
The Sturts Desert Pea
Hairy Nose Wombat
The Hairy Nose Wombat was adopted by the South Australian Government as their faunal emblem on 27 August, 1970.
Every 10 years or so it fills after with rainfall.