Australia Facts

Australia Facts

Australia Facts

Lake Hillier in Australia is a bright pink color and scientists aren’t sure why.

Australia Facts

In Australia, there are more kangaroos than people.

Australia Facts

The city of Melbourne, Australia, used to be called Batmania.

Australia Facts

In 1967, Australia’s Prime Minister went to the beach for a swim and was never seen again.

Australia Facts

The SEX Party in Australia is looking to legalize marijuana, euthanasia, censorship, abortion, and tax the church.

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An Iraqi man moved to Australia and used the Welfare System as income. Years later, he became successful and wrote a check to the government for every cent they gave him.

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The Church of Scientology runs a child labor camp in Australia.

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24 rabbits that were introduced to Australia in 1859 had multiplied in number to over 2 million in ten years.

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In Victoria, Australia, only a licensed electrician is allowed to change a light bulb.

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There’s a river in Australia called the “Never Never River.”

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Many claim that a genocide was committed in Australia against its native people from 1910 to 1970 in an effort to create a “white Australia.”

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Australia exports camels to Saudi Arabia.

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75% of Australia’s living species are unknown to man.

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There is a mountain in Australia called Mt. Disappointment  because its explorers found the view from it sub-par and wanted to reflect that.

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In Australia, Burger King is called “Hungry Jack’s”.

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The world’s largest cattle station, Anna Creek Station in Australia, is larger than Israel.

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The town of Docker River in Australia was once invaded by 6,000 camels that came in search of water.

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Australia has over 10,000 beaches. You could visit a new beach every day for over 27 years.

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10% of Britons think Australia is further away than the Moon, a survey found in 2013.

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Australia’s Highway 1 is the world’s longest national highway. With about 14,500 km, (9,000 mi), it circumnavigates the entire country.

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There’s a bookstore in Australia where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one can “judge a book by its cover.”

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Australia’s National Science Agency claims to have invented the technology behind Wi-Fi and has sued companies using the technology without a license.

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Australia has 10 times more camels than koalas.

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Australia is an island surrounded by more than 8,000 smaller islands.

Australia Facts

The top ten deadliest snakes can be found in Australia.

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Australian koalas are in danger of extinction because over half of them have chlamydia.

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Burning Mountain, Australia, has an underground natural coal fire that has been burning for about 6,000 years.

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In 1892, over 200 people left Australia to create “New Australia,” a utopian socialist settlement in Paraguay.

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In 1975, Australia had a government shutdown, which ended with the Queen firing everyone and the government starting again.

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Declawing cats is legal in most U.S. states but banned in at least 22 countries including Germany, Finland, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

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The last time somebody died from a spider bite in Australia was in 1981.

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Australia claims to own the largest territory in Antarctica: 5.8 million sq km (2.2 million sq mi).

Australia Facts

There’s a plant, native to Australia, that will make you vomit in pure agony just by touching it. The sting is potent enough to kill humans and horses.

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In 2013, A pig in Australia stole 18 beers from a campsite, got drunk, and then tried to fight a cow.

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There were over 10 million koalas before British settlers arrived in Australia. Now, there are around 43,000 in the wild.

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In 2009, snipers were deployed in Australia to protect a colony of little penguins from predators.

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You are required to show up to vote in Australia. If you don’t, you’ll face a fine.

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The most valuable legal tender coin in the world is a US$1 million coin from Australia. Since it weighs 1,000 kg and is 99.99% pure gold, it is worth almost US$45 million.

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Australia is the only Western country in the world to not have a Bill of Rights.

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