In the University of Queensland campus there is a row of old jacaranda trees. In November their purpl...
The University of Queensland lake. The jacaranda trees are in bloom. Their purple flowers signal the ...
The bright purple flowers of the Jacaranda trees cover the sky and the ground. Cycling is a popular m...
The Jacarandas in bloom at UQ Bus Station
Shelley @ 8 months Felix @ nearly 3 years
A view of the Brisbane river and CBD from the Kangaroo Point cliffs
A variety of views is a feature of the carefully positioned deck at the new P Block, Queensland Unive...
An example of a retro meeting space at the new P Block, Queensland University of Technology.
> A stunning display of marine life that comes when you swish the water is a central icon of technolo...
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.