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Category Archives: Country Overview : Australia

Food & Drink in Australia

Proudly Australian, the food and drinks industry of the country reflects a multi-cultural history as well as nationalism, especially with beer and wine.   Local Foods   Bush Tucker Witchetty … Continue reading

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Tourism of Australia

From surfing to white water rafting, from fly fishing to mountain hiking, and from fine dining and museum hopping, Australia’s vast continent literally has something for every type of tourist—and … Continue reading

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Holidays & Festivals in Australia

Australia celebrates several national holidays although each region also hosts its own calendar of events and commemorations.   National Holidays New Year’s Day 1 st January Marks the start of … Continue reading

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Healthcare in Australia

Both private and government-funded, healthcare in Australia is universal. It ranks high in the world and Australians as some of the healthiest.   Public Healthcare Public health care in Australia … Continue reading

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Data Systems in Australia

From land lines, mobile phones and internet, Australia is pretty well covered     Telephone Although there are over 10 million landlines in use, there are over 24 million mobile … Continue reading

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Transportation in Australia

As a country completely surrounded by water, the only way in or out is by air or sea. The country is paved with roads, however, and rail services and buses are … Continue reading

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Infrastructure of Australia

Considering that Australia is an economic powerhouse with some of the most livable cities in the world, its unsurprising that it offers its citizens rather high-quality infrastructure.   Although most … Continue reading

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Geography of Australia

By area, Australia is the world’s smallest continent as well as 6th largest country – and the only country to be completely surrounded by water.  As a nation, the geography … Continue reading

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Social Environment in Australia

Like any country, there are stereotypes about its people, and some of them are even true.   To sum up the social environment of Australia and its people in a … Continue reading

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Politics in Australia

One of the oldest continuous democratic governments in the world, Australia politics operate as a two-party system under a constitution.  It is a Federal Parliamentary Democracy and Commonwealth Realm.   … Continue reading

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