Australia Day, January 26, is the biggest day of celebration in the country and is observed as a public holiday in all states and territories. People come together as a nation to celebrate what's great about Australia and being Australian. More: History, ceremonies, reconciliation
The Australian and New Zealand Governments have agreed to a joint scheme for regulation of therapeutic goods (ie medicines, medical devices, etc). Transitional site until the single regulatory agency absorbs the current regulators - Australia's Therapeutic Goods Administration and New Zealand's Medsafe.
This site provides the media and the general public with information about the Australia Telescope National Facility and educational resources on many aspects of astronomy. Link from Australia Telescope National Facility (ATNF) home page.
CSIRO, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Provides resources on Australia's involvement in the Korean War. Covers the major developments of the war, the war in the air and at sea, the role of Australian nurses and has special features such as animated maps of the key battles of the war (the Battle of Kapyong and the Battle of Han River).
Educational site containing text, documents, graphics, video and audio about Australians in World War 2. Includes battles and campaigns such as the fall of Singapore, Tobruk, Kokoda, POWs and the homefront.
Australia.gov.au - your connection with government (this site) offers comprehensive and integrated access to Australian Government information and services. You will find a concentrated body of Australian Government information through this site. It links to information and services on over 700 Australian Government websites as well as selected state and territory resources. Australia.gov.au also searches over five million government web pages.
The Australian Air Force Cadets (AAFC) is a youth oriented organisation that is administered and actively supported by the Royal Australian Air Force.As an Air Force cadet, you'll learn about aviation, air traffic control, aeromodelling, aircraft engineering, orienteering and map reading.
Army Cadets provides a chance for youths aged 12-18 to experience some adventurous activities conducted in a military setting. Australian Army Cadets has strong links to the Australian Army, but cadets are not part of the Army.