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Conargo

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Conargo, a tiny outback town in New South Wales and home to Conargo Shire serving mainly surrounding sheep runs.

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A: Visitor Information

by Klaus Mayer, 31.8 km away

Visitor Information

B: Sheep Shearing demonstration in historic Shearing Shed

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Sheep Shearing demonstration in historic Shearing Shed

C: Historic Murray Downs Shearing Shed

by Klaus Mayer, 92.3 km away

The historic Murray Downs Shearing Shed is a working wool shed which has been transported from the Sw...

Historic Murray Downs Shearing Shed

D: Shear Outback

by Klaus Mayer, 92.5 km away

Shearing is a back breaking hard job and shearers have legendary status in Australia. Shear Outback i...

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E: Murrumbidgee River

by Klaus Mayer, 92.8 km away

Panorama of the tree lined Murrumbidgee river at Hay. The 900 kilometre long river starts in the Snow...

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F: Warakirri Murals

by Klaus Mayer, 92.9 km away

Visitors of the Bushy Bend Reserve will find colourful Warakirri Murals painted on the concrete pilla...

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G: Murrumbidgee Beach

by Klaus Mayer, 93.2 km away

The outback town Hay is located on the tree lined banks of the 900 kilometre long Murrumbidgee River ...

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H: Lachlan Street in Hay

by Klaus Mayer, 93.4 km away

Lachlan Street is the main road of outback town Hay with numerous shops, pubs, cafes and eateries. Co...

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I: Hay Town Centre

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J: Hay Post Office

by Klaus Mayer, 93.5 km away

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This panorama was taken in Australia

This is an overview of Australia

There are no kangaroos in Austria.

We're talking about Australia, the world's smallest continent. That being cleared up, let's dive right in!

Australia is a sovereign state under the Commonwealth of Nations, which is in turn overseen by Queen Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.

The continent was first sighted and charted by the Dutch in 1606. Captain James Cook of Britain came along in the next century to claim it for Britain and name it "New South Wales." Shortly thereafter it was declared to be a penal colony full of nothing but criminals and convicts, giving it the crap reputation you may have heard at your last cocktail party.

This rumor ignores 40,000 years of pre-European human history, especially the Aboriginal concept of Dreamtime, an interesting explanation of physical and spiritual reality.

The two biggest cities in Australia are Sydney and Melbourne. Sydney is more for business, Melbourne for arts. But that's painting in very broad strokes. Take a whirl around the panoramas to see for yourself!

Text by Steve Smith.

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