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About Australia

About Australia

General information

Haven't heard much about Australia beyond kangaroos? Australia is a stable, democratic and culturally diverse nation with a highly skilled workforce and one of the strongest performing economies in the world. Learn more here about our people and culture, economy, trade and foreign relations, environment, record of scientfic achievement and more.

Thinking about a holiday in Australia and looking for destination information? Go to australia.com for information about things to do and places to go in Australia. You’ll also find lots of helpful tips, facts and tools to help you create your dream holiday.

A wealth of practical information about Australia's time zones, telephone country and area codes, currency, public holidays and weather can be found both here and here.

Specific information

Want to see what Australia looks like? Click here.

Want to see films from Australia's National Film and Sound Archive? Click here.

Want to learn about the history and culture of Australia's Indigenous peoples? Click here.

Want to learn about about the Government's work with Australia's Indigenous peoples? Click here.

Want to learn about reconciliation between Australia's Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples? Click here.

Want to find statistics about Australia's economy and society? Click here.

Want to see what Australia's plants and animals look like? Click here and here.

Want to learn about Australia's national military commemoration, ANZAC Day? Click here.

Want to learn about other Australian national festivals and observances? Click here.

Want to learn about Australian identity? Click here.