Cathy Freeman is famous for winning the 400 metre. Cathy Freeman is a sporting legend and she puts Australia on the map. Cathy attracts tourists and locals from all over the globe to watch her compete, bringing in billions of dollars. below are some of her achievements:
1990 Commonwealth Games, Auckland, New Zealand - Gold 4 x 100 metres relay team. With this medal win, she became the first female Australian Aboriginal to win a gold medal at an international athletics event.
1991 awarded Young Australian of the Year
1992 Olympic Games Barcelona, Spain - Cathy Freeman become the first Australian Aboriginal to represent Australia at an Olympics
1994 Commonwealth Games, Victoria, Canada – Gold in the 200m and 400m.
1996 Olympics Games Atlanta, USA – silver medal and personal best 48.63 seconds.
1997 World Athletic Championships, Athens, Greece – gold 400m.
1998 awarded Australian of the Year
1999 World Athletic Championships Seville, Spain – Gold 400m
Scully-Power was born in Sydney, Australia, becoming a U.S. citizen in 1982
Paul Scully-Power was the first Australian astronaut to go into space for exploration. He is an important part of Australia because he went to space as an Aussie and not everybody gets to experience space like he did.
WiFi (or Wi-Fi) is short for Wireless Fidelity
Wifi was invented by a man named John Osullivan in 1992, Wireless internet is important because without wifi we would not be able to go on the internet where ever we are when ever. Many devices can use Wi-Fi, e.g. personal computers, video-game consoles, smart phones, some digital cameras, tablet computers and digital audio players.