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Australia in brief

About Australia

A series of fact sheets covering aspects of Australia: its people, indigenous Australians; multicultural Australia; government; international relations; economy, business environment and industries; arts and sport; science and innovation in Australia; transport; and Australia and the environment.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

About Australia (for migrants)

Provides brief information about Australia including its social customs, its values and laws, the basic rights of all Australians and an introduction to Australia and the Australian people.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Fabulous facts about Australia

Fabulous facts about Australia's distinctive landscape. Includes Australia through time; dimensions; landforms; land tenure.

Geoscience Australia

Facts about Australia

Learn about our history, culture, great food and wine, art and spectacular natural landscapes. From our rich Indigenous history that dates back more than 50,000 years, to our legendary heroes and pioneers who forged the way, you'll find an insight into what makes Australia the vibrant, modern and multicultural nation it is today.

Tourism Australia

Year Book Australia 2012

Year Book Australia is the principal reference work produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in Australia. In addition, it contains descriptive matter dealing with Australia's government, international relations, defence, social security, geography and climate.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

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