Australia Today I'm going to deliver a speech about Australia. First of all I want to start with the fundamental data about the continent. Australia is a big island to the south of Indonesia which belongs to the continent of Asia. It is the world´s largest island and smallest continent. With more than 7.6 million sq km, it's bigger than the USA, ex ... mehr
Some Information about Australia
Australia (sometimes referred to as the Land Downunder) is located southeast of Asia in the southern hemisphere. It is the world\'s largest island (and smallest continent) covering an area of 7,713,360 square kilometres (2,978,145 square miles).
The island together with the nearby island of Tasmania forms t ... mehr
AUSTRALIA a speech delivered from jonas Wohlfarth-Bottermann CORRECTED VERSION Table of Contents Table of Contents 2 Land and climate 3 Australian environments and wildlife 3 History: from the Aborigines to the European settlement 4 The Australian people 4 Cities 5 Growing up in Australia 5 Education 5 Shopping and food 6 Sport and leisure 6 Religi ... mehr
Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
Land and climate 3
Australian environments and wildlife 3
History: from the Aborigines to the European settlement 4
The Australian people 4
Growing up in Australia 5
Shopping and food 6
Sport and leisure 6
Religions, festivals, holidays 6
Culture and ... mehr
Since european settlement in australia in 1788 many changes have been made. The land has been developed for settlement and farming. Dams for storing water have been built so that during the dry summers and long dry drought periods there is enough water for the population and some farms. As well , mineral resources such as coa ... mehr
Flag: union jack (great Britain), big star= states, the others= the tack of the south
The first people came from Indonesia to Australia 60.000 years ago. Not before 1606 something important happened. Then the Dutchman William Jansz, who ... mehr
The first \"official\" explorer was Captain Willem Jansz from The Netherlands. He arrived in Queensland in 1606. In the next few years other Captains from The Netherlands arrived in Australia and they called the new continent New Holland. In these days no-one had an idea, that the new found continent was that huge, and so no-one was interested in i ... mehr
The Dutch seem to have discovered Australia, Abel Tasman was the discoverer in 1642. The Dutch named the continent New Holland, but they didn´t occupey it. In 1768, Captain James Cook came to Australia. In 1783 the first penal settlement was established. Criminals were sent to this penal settlements in Australia, because the Ameri ... mehr
Australia is a country of contrasts. It is as big as the USA without Alaska, but has only 17,1 millions inhabitants. The first humans, who already came 40.000 years ago, were the aboriginal inhabitants from Asia. But its written history began only 200 years ago with the beginning of the colonisation of the continent through the Euro ... mehr
The Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia is a not-for-profit charitable service providing aero medical emergency and primary health care services together with communication and education assistance to people who live, work and travel in regional and remote Australia.
There are eight RFDS entities that provide the service and fund ra ... mehr
Australia is a country of contrasts. It is as big as the USA without Alaska, but has only 17,1 millions inhabitants. The first humans, who already came 40.000 years ago, were the aboriginal inhabitants from Asia. But its written history began only 200 years ago with the beginning of the colonisation of the continent through ... mehr
1. Important Facts
Welcome to my presentation about Australia.
First I would like to tell you some facts about Australia so that you get a better idea about it.
Australia is a own continent. 18,5 million people live there on 7,682 squarekilometres of land. On average there are only 2,3 inhabitants per squarekilometre. In Europe for example ... mehr
Australia\'s original inhabitants, known as Australian Aborigines, have the longest continuous cultural history in the world, with origins dating back to the last Ice age. Although mystery and debate shroud many aspects of Australian prehistory, it is generally accepted that the first humans travelled across the sea from In ... mehr
1996. Australian population is about 50% of non Anglo-Saxon heritage - it takes about 2 generations of natural born children of European or Asian ancestry to feel as one with a new nation, with a new culture - these generations are now nearly there but they are not taking to the Anglo-Saxon Australians and that is a concern - because ... mehr
Geography: Australia has a area about 7,682.300 square kilometres, on this kilometres live about 15 Millions people. Australia is the sixth largest country of the world after Russia, Canada, China, the US and Brazil. It lies between the Indian Ocean on the north-west, west and south and the Pacific Ocean on the north and south. The coastline c ... mehr
When 1770 the first European settler put his feet on Australian ground, the time of European colonialism had also been ring in in the fifth continent. In the next 150 years the native aboriginal culture of Down Under became victim of British oppression and the country economically dependent on the market of their colonisers. Traditional aboriginal ... mehr
Australia is one of the oldest landmasses and the flattest of all continents. The highest mountain is only 2228 meter high.
Australia is the only country occupying a whole continent. The wonderful coastline is 36 735 km long. Australia is bounded by the Pacific Ocean in the east, the Arafura Sea to the north, the Indian Ocean to the west and ... mehr
Australia is with an area of 7.686.848 km² the smallest continent of the world, roughtly 21 times bigger as Germany. Compared with other continents Australia is also the most flatest. Bigger montains can only found in coast areas ans two areals in the centre with a height of around 1500 meters.
The middle of australia, the so call ... mehr
4.1. Colonisation and the first removal of Aboriginal children
Responsible for the first removal of Aboriginal children and the reason for the childrenfs theft at all is the progress of Australiafs colonisation at the end of the 18th century.
In the first decades of the European settlement there was hardly any contact between W ... mehr
In 1938 a group of aborigines gathered in Sydney, New South Wales, to declare a Day of Mourning for the fate of their people. This action began an era of Aboriginal activism and a rights movement that has continued until today. Several decades passed before the Commonwealth and state governments adopted Aboriginal rights policies. A long his ... mehr