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  • Victoria And Western Australia And 2 Territories
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    Did you know that Australia is its own country and continent It is also the world's smallest continent and largest island with an area of 7,671,930 sq km. It is said to be the oldest country in the world, but it was discovered last. Australia is one of the most interesting places on the earth, because it has everything. One can find different species of trees, plants, and animals that are found no where else on earth. This is because Australia is an island, and for many years was isolated and un...
  • New Zealand And Australia For Support
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    During World War II New Zealand greatly depended upon Britain and her Royal Navy to provide New Zealand with security and protection throughout the Pacific region. But after a while New Zealand and Australia as neighbouring countries began to provide their own defence for the Pacific. So when Britain began to build Naval Bases in Singapore, both Australia and New Zealand contributed to its cost. Also the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the Royal New Zealand Navy were established in order to prov...
  • Important In The Wool Industry In Australia
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    INTRODUCTION Australia is the world's largest wool producing country, and has been for decades. The fine quality of wool from the result of fine breeding has definitely help contribute to the high demand of the wool industry. Much of Australia's wool has been exported to other countries such as China, Italy, Taiwan, Republic of Korea and France. However, Australia's wool production has been decreasing for the last 10 years and the demand has been declining because of the other, easier to manage,...
  • Federation South Australia
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    Federation is one of the most important events in Australian history. The benefits of federation, to all six colonies, far outweighed the disadvantages, and led to the formation of this nation. Without a small number of pivotal people, Australia would not still be just another colony of the ever expanding British empire. The move for federation on 1 January 1901 was a slow and laborious journey involving years of discussions, debates, conventions, referendums, hard work and determination. Austra...
  • Federal Elections Under The New Australian Constitution
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    How and why did Federation occur? The movement to Federation At the end of the 1800's, Australia was divided into six separate colonies instead of being one nation. But people had been talking for years about whether Australia should be one nation, and in the 1890's a series of meetings (called conventions or conferences) was held to discuss federation of the colonies. The Premier of New South Wales, Sir Henry Parkes, had announced in 1889 that the time had come to form a national parliament and...
  • Louisa Lawson
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    Louisa Lawson was a newspaper owner, journalist, poet and feminist. She was a prominent figure in Sydney's suffragette movement as well as founding Australia's first magazine for women. Louisa Lawson was a great influence on the changes made in Australia at the turn on the 20th century. Louisa Lawson was born near Mudgee in New South Wales. As the eldest daughter of nine surviving children, she was forced to leave school at thirteen, leaving her desire to become a pupil teacher. In 1866 Louisa m...
  • 50 Species Of Kangaroos In Australia
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    Although Australia Plant Life Although only a dozen plant families are unique to Australia, there are 530 unique genera and many unique species within these genera. As the Australian fragment of prehistoric Gondwanaland drifted north, its ancient flora became the basis for the present plant systems. Increasing aridity modified this vegetation, giving much of it hardened, pointed leaves of reduced size– a condition called scleromorphy. Australia's native vegetation is divisible into seven t...

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