Australia has the second-highest human development index in the world, which measures quality of, education, health, economy and living standard.
Australia is truly said the “Land of Kangaroos”, as according to a survey conducted by Australian wildlife department, the population of this animal is way to bigger than the humans.
There are more than tens of thousands of beaches in Australia. It would take 27 years for a person if he/she visits these beaches every day.
During the year 1967, an Australian Prime Minister visited a beach to enjoy swimming on a perfect day but never came back. Despite intensive search operations, his body could not be recovered.
There have been numerous claims that a genocide operation was conducted against the Australian native people during 1910 to 1970, in order to achieve a “white Australia.”
The eco system of Australia is so diverse that nearly 75% of living species (Plants, Animals and Marine life) are still undiscovered by the man.
The popular American fast food chain has a new name in Australia. Burger King is known as “Hungry Jack’s” in Australia after a decision passed by the New South Wales Court of Appeal while deciding the conflict between Burger King Corporation and Hungry Jack’s.
The Anna Creek Station in Australia is the largest cattle station in the world. It is so big that it surpasses the total area occupied by Israel.
More than 6,000 camels invaded the Australian town of Docker River. These camels came here in search of water and created a lot of mess in the town.
The longest highway in the world measuring about 14,500 km or 9,000 miles is situated in Australia. This is the Highway 1, which circles around the whole country.
A bookstore in Australia displays all the books being wrapped in a paper. A short description is written on the paper to give an idea to a buyer about the topic of these books.
If you are living in Victoria, Australia and need to replace your light bulb, the only person authorized to do this simplest task is a licensed electrician.
Australia is home to the most deadly snakes in the world. Almost all of the top ten venomous beasts are thriving in the wildlife of Australia.
This name is given to a mountain in Australia, which has been burning from inside for almost about 6,000 years. The cause of this underground burn is the vast reservoirs of natural coal.
In the forests of Australia, there is a killer plant that can easily kill humans and other large animals. The poison of this plant is so intense that it will make you vomit by merely touching it.
It sounds funny but it is true, as a pig stole 18 beers from a campsite in Australia. The pig got drunk and created much trouble for the inhabitants.
Australia seems to go extra miles when it comes to promote democratic culture. You are required to show up to vote in Australia. If you don’t, you’ll face a fine.
Australia owns the most valuable Gold coin in the world, which weighs 1,000 kg. The coin is made of 99.99% pure gold and its approximate worth is US$45 million.
The SEX Party is supporting the cause of legalizing numerous illegal products and acts. For instance, they are of the view that euthanasia, marijuana and abortion should be legalized.
According to a survey, more than 80% of adults living in Australia are engaged in in gambling of different types.
The Australian tectonic Plate is sliding about 2.8 inches (7 centimeters) northwards each year.
Australians are known as the biggest meat eaters in the world. Each Australian consumes about 200lbs every year.
More than half of the population in Coober Pedy, Australia, lives in the caves to save themselves from the scorching heat during summer.
The most drastic malfunction of Sydney Opera House is its unpleasant acoustics. A renovation project of US$153 million is going on, which will be completed in 2020
Almost 50,000 years before British Invasion, Australia was inhabited by the indigenous people. So, Australians may be termed as one of the oldest civilizations.