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Story of the land and peoples of the continent of Australia. Wikipedia

  • Australia

    Sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. Largest country in Oceania and the world's sixth-largest country by total area. Wikipedia

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    State situated in northeastern Australia, and is the second-largest and third-most populous Australian state. Federated state and a parliamentary constitutional monarchy, and is bordered by the Northern Territory, South Australia and New South Wales to the west, south-west and south respectively. Wikipedia

  • Immigration history of Australia

    The immigration history of Australia began with the initial human migration to the continent around 80,000 years ago when the ancestors of Aboriginal Australians arrived on the continent via the islands of Maritime Southeast Asia and New Guinea. From the early 17th century onwards, the continent experienced the first coastal landings and exploration by European explorers. Wikipedia

  • Sydney

    Capital city of the state of New South Wales, and the most populous city in Australia and Oceania. Located on Australia's east coast, the metropolis surrounds Port Jackson and extends about 70 km on its periphery towards the Blue Mountains to the west, Hawkesbury to the north, the Royal National Park to the south and Macarthur to the south-west. Wikipedia

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    • The location of the first European settlement and colony on the Australian mainland, Port Jackson has continued to play a key role in the history and development of Sydney.Port Jackson-Wikipedia
    • A sparsely-populated continental nation with a predominantly European population, Australia has long feared being overwhelmed by the heavily populated Asian countries to its north.Opposition to immigration-Wikipedia
    • The school also holds scientific significance as containing examples of early building materials and techniques in pre-Federation Australia.Sydney Grammar School-Wikipedia
    • The first British settlement was made by what is known in Australian history as the First Fleet; this was led by Captain Arthur Phillip, who assumed the role of governor of the settlement on arrival in 1788 until 1792.New South Wales-Wikipedia
    • The area was first identified by colonial Europeans in 1872 by Captain John Morseby during the search for survivors of the shipwreck Maria, when he named the river the Gladys.Johnstone River-Wikipedia
    • On 22 August, Flegg took part in a media conference with Julie Bishop, federal Liberal Minister for Education, where he endorsed a Federal Government plan for the mandatory teaching of Australian history in schools.2006 Queensland state election-Wikipedia

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