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Everything else that is useful to know about Australia. Explains Australian slang, Australia´s climate, multiculturalism, icons of Australia etc.

10 Aussie Facts - Fauna star
Here are 10 interesting facts about the fauna of Australia.

10 Aussie Facts - Flora star
10 interesting facts about the unique flora of Australia.

2013 Public & School Holidays in Australia star
For those who are thinking of visiting Australia anytime during 2013, here's a rundown of the public and school holidays to help you organise your diary.

Advance Australia Fair - National Anthem star
Advance Australia Fair is the National Anthem of Australia. What's it all about?

ANZAC Day in Australia star
ANZAC Day is considered one of the most sacred and important national days on the Australian calendar.

Aussie Sayings J - M star
There is a plethora of websites in internet land that highlights the unique slang language of Australians. We know what a sheila or a nong is, but many times I have witnessed foreigners completely baffled when an Aussie lets fly with uniquely Australian Sayings.

Australia celebrates New Years Eve star
New Years Eve is celebrated in a big way throughout Australia. We love to party and party we do, in every state capital city.

Australia's Best Beaches star
Every state in Australia hosts many fabulous beaches. Here's a run down of the best beaches for each state.

Australian Festivals star
Australia is host to a huge number of festivals each year. Here's just a sample of what's happening on the Festival scene in Australia.

Australian Holidays 2012 star
Knowing the public holidays of the country you are going to visit helps enormously when deciding where to visit and when. Here's a comprehensive listing of all the national, state and school holidays scheduled for 2012.

Australian Magazines for Visitors star
Visitors to Australia can prepare for their trip by browsing some of the iconic Australian Magazines that are available online.

Australian Prime Ministers star
Australia has had 28 Prime Ministers leading the country since it was settled by white Englishmen in 1770.

Australian Quick Quiz star
Here's a quick Australian Quiz to test your knowledge. Have fun!

Australian Ski Fields star
Even though Australia is considered one of the driest continents on the planet, it does host a great range of ski resorts and fields during the winter months.

Australian Slang A to C star
Australian English is a unique language, with a lot of slang and vernacular. Arm yourself with some commonly used words and phrases and learn to speak like an Aussie, or at least understand one. Includes Aussie Slang from A to C.

Australian Slang D to I star
Though the official language of Australia is English, Australian are equally notorious for their use of slang. Australian slang, like all slang, is constantly evolving and changing. While the list below includes a lot of common slang, it is by no means complete.

Australian Slang J to M star
Though the official language of Australia is English, Australian are equally notorious for their use of slang. Australian slang, like all slang, is constantly evolving and changing. While the list below includes a lot of common slang, it is by no means complete. Continued from last week's article,

Australian Slang N to R star
Though the official language of Australia is English, Australian are equally notorious for their use of slang. Australian slang, like all slang, is constantly evolving and changing. While the list below includes a lot of common slang, it is by no means complete. Continued from last week's article,

Australian Slang S to Z star
Though the official language of Australia is English, Australian are equally notorious for their use of slang. Australian slang, like all slang, is constantly evolving and changing. While the list below includes a lot of common slang, it is by no means complete. Continued from last week's article,

Beach Safety in Australia star
Australia is renowned for it's beautiful golden beaches. Beach safety is an important factor for tourists to Australia.

Bird Watching in Australia star
Australia boasts over 800 different unique bird species. Bird Watching is very popular in Australia. Here's a selection of great bird watching sites to be found in Australia.

Book on 2011 Queensland Floods star[offsite link]
A marvellous book has been released that is chock full of photos and information about the devistating floods of 2011 in Queensland. A video accompanies this link.

Bushfire Safety in Australia star
Australia is prone to bushfires every year and it is important that visitors to Australia be aware of the Bushfire advice as they travel around this wonderful country.

Christmas in Australia star
Australian Christmases are very different from northern hemisphere Christmases. It's usually hot and humid and sunny and bright.

Coolgardie Safe - An Aussie Invention star
The Coolgardie Safe was invented by an Australia to store food safely in outback Australia.

Easter Celebrations in Australia star
Discover Australia's Easter traditions.

Football in Australia star
Football in Australia has four different codes, but each has a very strong and passionate fan base. Here's a broad explanation of each of the football codes in Australia.

Government in Australia star
Australia has a unique Parliamentary system that is loosely designed on the Westminster System of United Kingdom, but there are some differences.

INDEX - Aussie Tourist Destinations star
Here's a quick and easy index of all the Tourist destination articles on the Australia Site at Bellaonline - The Voice of Women.

More tips for Travellers to Australia star
Here are some more travellers tips for visitors coming to Australia.

Mother's Day in Australia star
How to Australians celebrate Mother's Day?

Outback Safety - Getting Lost or Breakdown star
Travelling in outback Australia can be a wonderful experience, but it does come with some safety issues. Be prepared and have a great safe adventure.

Sign up for the Australia Newsletter star
Sign up for the DOWNunder UPdates Newsletter which is a weekly newsletter from the Australia Site that comes to you completely free!

Snorkelling Safely on Aussie Reefs star
Australia has some wonderful coral reefs that are easily accessible and great for snorkelling on.

State Shows of Australia star
Each State in Australia celebrates it's county and city origins with a Show. These shows are for the people to come together and celebrate all things country.

Steve Irwin Day - November 15 star
November 15 is Stever Irwin Day in Australia, a day to remember the famous crocodile hunter. What's happening in 2012?

The Ashes star
The Ashes is a series of Cricket games played between England and Australia and is fiercely defended every second year.

The Dingo Fence star
The Dingo Fence in Australia is one of the longest man made structures on earth and enables farming of sheep to be successful in keeping dingos away from the flocks.

The Legacy of ANZAC star
The legacy of the ANZAC story is one of great respect from both sides of this doomed campaign in 1915.

Time Zones in Australia star
Australia has three time zones. To add confusion - some states practice Day Light Saving and some others. This article will clear up any confusion and will be a useful tool for planning travelling in Australia.

Tips for Travel in Australia star
Here's some tips on travelling in Australia. Information like the currency, the banking hours, communicating within Australia. Information that will help to make your visit so much more fun.

Top Five Tourist Attractions in Australia star
Five of the most incredible tourist attractions that bring overseas visitors to Australia every year.

Travel Times and Distances in Australia star
Most overseas travellers are astounded when they realise just how big Australia is, and that it takes longer to travel between major cities. Here's a quick rundown of the travel times and distances.

Waltzing Matilda - What's it all about? star
Waltzing Matilda is considered the "unofficial" national anthem of Australia. The words are sometimes difficult to understand, as Aussie slang is used in every line. Here's an explanation of the first verse.

Whale Watching - An Aussie pastime. star
Australia offers a unique opportunity to view many different species of whales as they make their migration north for mating and birthing.

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