Australia : The world's smallest continent,
southeast of Asia between the Pacific and Indian oceans.
A commonwealth comprising the continent of Australia, the island state
of Tasmania, two external territories, and several dependencies. The first
British settlement, a penal colony at Fort Jackson (now part of Sydney),
was established in 1788. The present-day states grew as separate colonies;
six of them formed a federation in 1901. In 1911 Northern Territory joined
the commonwealth and the Capital Territory, site of Canberra, was created.
Canberra is the capital and Sydney is the largest city. Population: 17,843,000.
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despite the recent bombing of the Australian embassy in Jakarta. They report that they've registered 148 sellers representing 18 provinces, including Bali, Yogyakarta Special
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d then he'll make his way back to Bombay," explained Leipus who said he had consulted fellow Australian Chris Bradshaw, the doctor of London-based Premiership football side Fulham.
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Efforts continue to rebuild East Timor's agricultural industry. Australia 's Crawford Fund is spending money to train 400 farmers in the Bobanaro district, in the country's west.
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buyers being firmly guided to choose Australian products and services whenever making IT procurement decisions. According to a policy statement from Labor's shadow for Industry
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meeting in the Netherlands and the Australian unions and asbestos support groups have sent a contingent of people over there, just to make sure the company knows that it's not
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of the field into difficulty included Australian Medalist and pre race favorite Dale Scarfe. However Dale fought back to rejoin the bunch after 2km of hard chasing and immediately
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terrorism expert John Bruni told The Australian the group was linked to Osma Bin Laden. "They want to drive all foreigners out of Iraq - they are probably closely linked to
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there were serious concerns about the Australian series. 'It is mandatory that third-umpire coverage is made available for the Tests,' he said. 'If this is not done, anything can