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Facts about Australia

Facts about Australia

a booklet for prospective new settlers.

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Published by Bank of New South Wales. in Sidney .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsBank of New South Wales.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20879128M
ISBN 100909719381
OCLC/WorldCa226145254

Children's books about Australia Find out more. A kids' introduction to the continent of Australasia. Download a huge free booklet, Tell me about Australia, and have all the facts at your fingertips! An encyclopedia guide to Australia. National Geographic Kids Australia facts and figures. Get to know Australian animals! Find out about the.   I recommend this book for you > > > > > Girt: The Unauthorised History of Australia Girt. No word could better capture the essence of Australia In this hilarious history, David Hunt reveals the truth of Australia's past, from megafauna to Macq.

Australia appears in a book on astronomy by Cyriaco Jacob zum Barth published in Frankfurt-am-Main in The first time that Australia appears to have been officially used was in April , when Governor Lachlan Macquarie acknowledged the receipt of Flinders' charts of Australia from Lord g code: + Australia is the unexpected: a place where the world’s oldest cultures share vast ochre plains, stylish laneways and unimaginably blue waters with successive waves of new arrivals from across the globe.

Our first police force was made up of 12 of the best behaved convicts, one of the first fun facts about Australia. It was estimated in that 22 per cent of Australians had a convict ancestor. During a chapel service in about female convicts at the Cascade Female Factory mooned the Governor of Tasmania. Apparently the ladies in the Governor's party couldn't control their laughter. Now that's one . - Simple facts about Australia on a printable fact sheet, useful for projects or just for learning a little about Australia.


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