Australia

Overview

Australia is a country and continent surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities – Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide – are coastal. Its capital, Canberra, is inland. The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, the Great Barrier Reef, a vast interior desert wilderness called the Outback, and unique animal species like kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses.


Why I Love Australia

By Anthony Ham, Writer

God I love this place. There is something in the wild lands of the outback that call to me in ways I only partly understand. It happens out on the lonely Carpentaria Hwy or down by the Victoria River near Timber Creek or watching platypus on the Bombala River. It is the possibility, even if I never see it, that a fabulous sighting of wildlife could happen at any moment. Boiled down to its essence: this is a wild land whose natural and human history are writ large on an impossibly beautiful canvas.

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Cities

Best time to visit New South Wales

Australia

New South Wales is a southeastern Australian state.

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brisbane

Best Time to Visit Brisbane

Australia

Brisbane is the most populous city in the Australian State of Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia.

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sydney

Best time to visit Sydney

Australia

Sydney is the state capital of New South Wales and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis…

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adelaide

Best time to visit Adelaide

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Adelaide is the capital city of the state of South Australia, and the fifth-most populous city of Australia. In June 2017

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perth

Best time to visit Perth

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Perth is the capital and largest city of the Australian state of Western Australia. It is the fourth-most populous city in Australia.

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Things to do

Leisure

Australia

Leisure has often been defined as a quality of experience or as free time.

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