Australian Research

Australian Research

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  • Australia's Dingo fence is longer than the Great Wall of China, at 5,614 km or  3,480 miles. The Dingo fence has separated Australia for the past 130 years. It was originally built as a rabbit fence, but it was unsuccessful so then it was converted into a dog fence. It used to be 8,614 km long but was then shortened.
  • Australia's Indigenous population have lived in the nation for at least 50,000 years, they have the oldest living cultural history in the world. When the British came in 1788, more than 250 different languages were spoken across the nation. The end of WWII let an influx of migrants from 30 different nations.
  • Australia has all four seasons but summer and winter is what is mostly considered there because there is 2 different climate zones. People have to wear light weight clothes during the summer and warmer clothing during the winter. Australia's coast line is 59,736 km (37,119 miles). There's many different landscapes like rain forests, huge fertile land, and towards the north The Great Barrier Reef 
  • Australia has some of the world's oldest geological features, also is the world's driest continent. Humor is a key part of Australia's culture, and comes from early colonial attitudes of making the best of a bad situation. The Australian fishing zone is the third largest  in the world. Australia was named the world happiest nation. Sydney was named the worlds most popular destination to study aboard in 2014
  • There's no official state religion, there's also no official language but English is a first language for majority of the population. Art in Australia goes back to alt least 30,000 years ago. Australia doesn't have one uniform culture because it's made up of so many different cultures. A quarter of Australians were born over seas, Australia is home to the oldest surviving civilization on Earth.
  • Australia is the only continent where the entire indigenous population maintained a single part of adaptation in hunting and gathering. Aboriginal peoples had land stolen or destroyed by the British until 1992 when it was finally overturned. The loss of their land made a devastating social and physical impact on Aboriginal peoples. Aboriginal people still face racism attitudes to this day.
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