Children with a horse at Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley © Luxury Lodges of Australia

Emirates One&Only Wolgan Valley, Wolgan Valley, New South Wales © Luxury Lodges of Australia

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Did you know?

First Nations people use the sun, moon and stars for navigation, mythology and to predict the weather and upcoming seasons.

Monkey Mia, Coral Coast, WA © Tourism Western Australia

Monkey Mia, Coral Coast, Western Australia © Tourism Western Australia

Fun fact

Australia is home to the largest cattle station in the world. Anna Creek covers 24,000 square kilometres (9,266 square miles), which is almost the same size as Belgium. 

Child diving with clown fish on the Great Barrier Reef © Silversonic Dive & Snorkel

Agincourt Reef, Great Barrier Reef, Queensland © Silversonic Dive & Snorkel

Junior Eco Rangers Program, Kingfisher Bay Resort, K'gari, QLD © Tourism and Events Queensland

Junior Eco Rangers Program, Kingfisher Bay Resort, K'gari, Queensland © Tourism and Events Queensland

Sleigh riding experience at Mt Baw Baw © Visit Victoria

Mount Baw Baw, Victoria © Visit Victoria

Family learning to surf at Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay. © Destination NSW

Clarkes Beach, Byron Bay,  New South Wales © Destination NSW

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