Australia is a country, and continent, surrounded by the Indian and Pacific oceans. Its major cities Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide are coastal, but its capital, Canberra, is inland and nicknamed the "Bush Capital." The country is known for its Sydney Opera House, Great Barrier Reef, the vast Outback (interior desert wilderness) and unique animal species including kangaroos and duck-billed platypuses.
Only In Australia
A collection of stories, facts and myths that could only happen in Australia.
Australia's national icons range from the sublime to the commonplace - from stunning natural and man-made wonders to humble food items like Aussie meat pies and a yeast-based spread called vegemite.
Australia's Sweet Tooth
The Australian ‘sweet tooth’ was born early and we know from ship’s records that the First Fleet in 1788 carried a load of sugar cane. Be it cakes, biscuits or lollies, we just can't get enough.