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Australian facts and figures

Australian currency

A brief introduction to Australian currency and its history, with links to further information.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Classified Phone Directory (Yellow Pages)

You can search the through a variety of print, online, mobile and voice services for the products, suppliers you need.


Climate and weather

Australia's size, geography and location result in a diversity of climate patterns across the continent. Maps provide information about average as well as more extreme conditions.

Bureau of Meteorology

Exchange rates

Current exchange rates as listed by the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Reserve Bank of Australia

FAQs – answers by librarians to questions already asked

Provides a series of answers to frequently asked reference questions. Search FAQs by keyword or browse by topic.

National Library of Australia


Provides information about time zones and daylight saving time across Australia.

White Pages – Phone directory allows you to search for a business, locate government departments or simply get in touch with a friend anywhere in Australia.


Year Book Australia 2012

Provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in Australia. Also contains Information on Australia's government, international relations, defence, social security, geography and climate.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

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