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Facts about Australia

Hobart from Mt Wellington, TAS. © Tourism Tasmania & Garry Moore

Facts about Australia

Here you’ll find everything you need to know to help you make the most of your visit to Australia. Learn about our history, culture, great food and wine, art and spectacular natural landscapes.

From our rich Indigenous history that dates back more than 50,000 years, to our legendary heroes and pioneers who forged the way, you’ll find an insight into what makes Australia the vibrant, modern and multicultural nation it is today.

Key Facts

Key Facts

Learn all about our cities, states and territories, what the weather is like, time zones, currency, facts about our unique plants and animals and information on Australian visa entry requirements.

Culture & History

Culture & History

Australia is one of the oldest countries on the planet, as well as one of the youngest. Learn about our culture and history, art, innovation and our most famous Australians.

Australia's Landscapes

Australia's Landscapes

Australia is the largest island and the world’s smallest, flattest continent. Learn about the landscapes that host our cosmopolitan cities, outstanding nature experiences and renowned wine regions.