Captain James Cook discovered Australia in He was sent to discover the huge land that many people believed was south of the equator. He landed south of present day Sydney in New South Wales. He claimed this part of the land for the King of England.
Australia's coat of arms The arms consist of a shield containing the badges of the six states. The supporters are native Australian fauna – a kangaroo and an emu. A yellow-flowered native plant, wattle, also appears in the design. The flag of Australia
Canberra is the capital of Australia. It is very young city. Population is about 310,000 people. AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY (A.C.T.) View of Old and New Parliament House Canberra.
NEW SOUTH WALES LEADING INDUSTRIAL STATE MOST PEOPLE LIVE ALONG THE EAST COAST, AND MOST OF THEM ARE IN SYDNEY
Capital of New South Wales. Leading industrial city. Population: 3,200,000 people. The Harbour Bridge Opera House Sydney
VICTORIA MOST PEOPLE LIVE IN THE SOUTH SHEEP AND WHEAT ARE THE MAIN PRODUCTS CITRUS FRUITS, GRAPES, PEACHES ARE GROWN ALONG THE MURRAY RIVER
Melbourne Bridge Melbourne, Australia's largest city - the second largest after Sydney, the city is located around Port Phillip Bay. The population of the suburbs is 3,8 million. Melbourne is one of the major commercial, industrial and cultural centers of Australia. "Tullamarine Airport" - Melbourne's main airport and a second passenger airport in Australia.
Eureka Tower is a metre (975 ft) skyscraper located in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.
QUEENSLAND THE SECOND LARGEST STATE HAS LONG BEAUTIFUL SANDY BEACHES TROPICAL CORNER OF AUSTRALIA MOST OF THE LAND IN THE SOUTH IS TOO DRY FOR FARMING
Brisbane is the capital of Queensland. It is a year-round vocation place. Population is about 1,400,000 people. Brisbane Bridge Brisbane Skyscrapers
Its the worlds largest coral reef (over 2000 km). It stretches along the east coast of Queensland. Its made up of over 2900 individual reefs very close to each other.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA DRY AND INHOSPITABLE EXCEPT THE SOUTHWESTERN PART STATES FARMS, SHEEP STATIONS, FRUIT GARDENS ARE SITUATED HERE THE REST OF THE STATE IS DRY DESERT LAND
Capital of Western Australia. One of the best climates in Australia. Population: people. Perth Skyscrapers Perth
South Australia Uluru Rock Australia THE THIRD LARGEST STATE FARMS AND INDUSTRY ARE IN THE SOUTHEASTERN PART MOST OF THE STATE IS TOO DRY FOR FARMING WHEAT AND FRUIT ARE GROWN ALONG THE LOWER PART OF THE MURREY RIVER
Capital of South Australia. A pretty and industrial city. Population: 1,100,000 people. Victoria Square Fountain Gold Beach Adelaide
TASMANIA IS CALLED THE APPLE ISLE IT PRODUCES MOST OF AUSTRALIAS APPLES HAS ENOUGH RAIN ALL YEAR LEARDING PRODUCER OF PEARS AND BERRIES
Hobart is the state capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
NORTHERN TERRITORY CROCODILES LIVE IN SOME OF THE SWAMPS ALONG THE COAST THE LEAST POPULATED AND LEAST DEVELOPED ALICE SPRINGS IS THE ONLY TOWN IN THE SOUTH
DARWIN THE CAPITAL OF THE STATE Alice Springs located in the south Northern Territory