Tagged: Australia

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...

Australia History - Explorations

Australia History: Explorations

HISTORY: EXPLORATIONS The discovery of Australia was very late. The Pacific was in fact the last ocean to be explored; only at the beginning of the seventeenth century did navigators begin to travel its...

Australia Trade, Communications and Tourism

Australia Trade, Communications and Tourism

ECONOMY: TRADE, COMMUNICATIONS AND TOURISM The tertiary sector is the sector that occupies the most important position as a percentage of GDP: in fact it participates for almost 70% in the formation of national...

Australia Economy 2

Australia Economy

ECONOMY: INDUSTRY AND MINERAL RESOURCES The availability of energy was decisive for the location of the industries, which also arose in the vicinity of large urban centers. The main industrial concentration is therefore in...

Australia Overview

Australia Overview

GENERAL Capital Canberra. Geography Australia borders the Arafura and Timor Seas to the north, the Coral Sea and the Tasman Sea of the South Pacific to the east, and the Indian Ocean to the...

Australia Economy

Australia Economy and Shopping

ECONOMY Business etiquette Correct clothing for appointments in Sydney and Melbourne. Brisbane businesspeople often wear shirts, ties, and shorts; Business travelers should appear formally dressed for the first meeting. Appointments must be made in...

Australia Travel Guide

Australia Travel Guide

TRAVEL WARNING Country-specific safety information Terrorism On November 26th, 2015 the Australian government introduced a new terror warning system with five levels. At the same time, the middle level (probable = attack likely) was...

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Australia Industry

In the mid-2010s, the mining sector accounted for an almost equal share of GDP as the manufacturing industry, whose importance has diminished since the beginning of the 1990s. The construction sector has experienced steady...

Australia Religion

Australia Religion

Religious freedom prevails. In the 2016 census, two-thirds of Australians stated that they were believers, about half of whom were Christians. One third of the residents did not believe in any religion. As immigration...

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Australia Recent History

A few years ago, bronze cannons were discovered buried in the sand on a beach in Western Australia. From the writings and drawings engraved on the metal it was clear that they were built...