About Australia

If you are not an Australian, welcome to Australia!

Australia on globe

Australia (Commonwealth of Australia) is a country located on southern hemisphere. I spans the smallest continent on Earth, an island of Tasmania and other numerous and much smaller islands of Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean. This is the only country that spans an entire continent. As a result it does not have a border with any other country.

It is the sixth country in the worlds with respect to area.

Australia is a highly developed country with a multicultural society. In comparison to other countries, the Human Development Index (which includes quality of life, health care, average life expectancy, average education level, freedom of business activity, personal freedom and political freedom) is in Australia very high. Currently Australia occupies the second place in the ranking, after Norway. Australian cities are in the world frontline with respect to cultural life.

Sydney opera