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Speech night for the boys

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Why else would you dress like this on a Friday night

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Immagini nelle vicinanze di Australia

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A: Ferris Wheel Night View Southbank Queensland

di GeeCeeImages, 130 metri di distanza

Ferris Wheel Night View Southbank Queensland

B: Wheel of Brisbane

di Hoylen Sue, 160 metri di distanza

The Wheel of Brisbane is a prominent feature of the South Bank Parklands. The ride provides views acr...

Wheel of Brisbane

C: The Wheel of Brisbane,

di John Nayler, 180 metri di distanza

Located at Brisbane South bank.

The Wheel of Brisbane,

D: South Bank Brisbane

di Nick Hobgood, 210 metri di distanza

South Bank Brisbane

E: Brisbane South Bank: riverside path

di Hoylen Sue, 220 metri di distanza

The South Bank Parklands provides views across the Brisbane River to the Central Business District. A...

Brisbane South Bank: riverside path

F: South Bank Arbour

di Hoylen Sue, 280 metri di distanza

The Arbour is a 1km walk through The Parklands. It is covered with bougainvillea plants. Their beauti...

South Bank Arbour

G: Raw Convergence 2008 Setup

di Paul Mears, 310 metri di distanza

Raw Convergence 2008 Setup

H: On The Bridge, Brisbane

di Ivan Aliverti, 430 metri di distanza

Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland and is the largest city in that state. ...

On The Bridge, Brisbane

I: Brisbane River From The State Library

di Mark Breingan, 460 metri di distanza

Brisbane River From The State Library

Questo panorama è stato scattato in Australia

Questa è una vista generale di 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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