Australia is a proper noun. Australia is (1) a nation occupying the whole of the Australian continent; aboriginal tribes are thought to have migrated from southeastern Asia 20,000 years ago; first Europeans were British convicts sent there as a penal colony, (2) the smallest continent; between the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean.
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- Map Of Australia
The continent of Australia includes the islands of Oceania. Australia and Oceania are sometimes called Australasia, and consist of Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, and many other small islands.
- Australia Travel Guide
Australia is a continent that is a popular destination for travelers from around the world. Learn more about travel and tourism in Australia on this page.
The Australian continent is also known as Oceania; it includes Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Polynesia and Melanesia. Page includes a map and chart of Oceania countries.
- ABC News Australia
This is the website for ABC in Australia. Like its counterpart in the U.S., the site provides news in Australia, world news, sports, weather, radio and television programming, and much more.
- Australian Flag
The Australian flag is a blue background with stars and a Union Jack in the upper left hand corner. The flag was the result of a design competition, and it was adopted in 1906.
- BAE Systems
BAE Systems is a global company engaged in the development, delivery and support of advanced defense and aerospace systems in the air, on land, and at sea. They are the #1 defense company in Europe and have branches in the U.S., Australia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, the UK, Sweden, and the U.S. The website describes company and the many products that it produces.
- Lonely Planet
Lonely Planet, headquartered in Australia, began with one travel book over 30 years ago. Today it is a large travel guidebook publisher, popular with backpackers. Besides travel books, the website also offers bookings, information about destinations, hotels, hostels, blogs, travel stories, a store and much more. There is also information about writing a travel book for them on the website.
Moodle, located in Perth, Australia, is a free, open source e-learning platform that has been compared to Blackboard. The software was developed to help educators set up and manage online courses. Development of the software began in 1999 and has since evolved to enhance its interactive properties and ease of use. It has been translated into 61 languages.
- New Zealand
New Zealand consists of a North Island and a South Island as well as several smaller islands. Located 1,000 miles east of Australia, New Zealand features breathtaking scenery and unique wildlife species such as the kiwi bird.
- News about Australia
News headlines, summaries, and article links as well as a map and facts about the Australasian nation of Australia.
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