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Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (World Heritage)

Gondwana Rainforests of Australia (World Heritage)

The World Heritage Site includes 15 national parks and numerous protected areas in Queensland and New South Wales. It has an important flora and fauna of the subtropical and the warm temperate rainforest. The...

Australia Immigration

Australia Immigration and Demographic Development

TERRITORY: HUMAN GEOGRAPHY. IMMIGRATION AND DEMOGRAPHIC DEVELOPMENT The great immigration began in the mid-century. XIX with an annual rate of approx. 100,000 individuals, almost all from Great Britain. The mining exploitation, which began with...

Australia Film, Dance and Ballet

Australia Film, Dance and Ballet

CULTURE: FILM For decades, the best-known Australian film production was documentary (John Heyer’s The Most Remote Corner of the World, 1953, on the odyssey of a mail truck; The People of the Desert, 1967,...

Australia Arts

Australia Arts

CULTURE: ART. THE FIRST MANIFESTATIONS The figurative manifestations of the nomadic peoples of Australia, hunters and gatherers, are closely connected, such as music and dance, to religious beliefs and rites and are intended to...

Australia Arts and Music

Australia Arts and Music

CULTURE: ART. THE TWENTIETH CENTURY In the twentieth century, in the period between the two wars, the name of the painter M. Preston (1875-1963) emerges. In opposition to the dominant academic realism, the Contemporary...

Australia Literature

Australia Literature (1920-)

CULTURE: LITERATURE. THE FOURTH PERIOD (1920-1948) In the early years of the fourth period, that is, in the years following the First World War, the influence exerted by the Lindsay family and the followers...

Australia Literature (1788-1850)

Australia Literature (1788-1850)

CULTURE: LITERATURE. THE ORIGINS Nothing written about Aboriginal literature has survived, but only oral traditions in the various dialects of the Common Australian. The collection of these testimonies begins late. It was only around...

Australia Culture and Traditions

Australia Culture and Traditions

CULTURE: TRADITIONS. THE TRADITION OF EUROPEAN ORIGIN A European and Aboriginal folklore coexist on this continent. The most striking is undoubtedly the one of European origin. The history of English colonization has taken on...

Australia History - The Contemporary Age

Australia History: The Contemporary Age

HISTORY: THE CONTEMPORARY AGE The history of Australia in the course of the century. XX was a story of continuous economic and social progress, scarcely influenced by the alternation of the various parties in...

Australia History - From Its Origins to Independence

Australia History: From Its Origins to Independence

HISTORY: FROM ITS ORIGINS TO INDEPENDENCE The colonization of Australia began in 1788 when the British, having lost the American colonies, transformed the territories occupied by J. Cook in the name of the King...