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Here are the top ten articles for the Australia Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. Travel Times and Distances in Australia
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.
2. Australian Quick Quiz
Here's a quick Australian Quiz to test your knowledge. Have fun!
3. Uluru - Raining on the Rock
Uluru is an amazing large rock situated in the centre of Australia and is a wonderous site during the rain.
4. Beach Safety in Australia
Australia is renowned for it's beautiful golden beaches. Beach safety is an important factor for tourists to Australia.
5. Australian Slang S to Z
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,
6. Oceania - What is Oceania?
Oceania is a region that encompasses many small and large islands in the tropical South Pacific, south of the Equator.
7. Coolgardie Safe - An Aussie Invention
The Coolgardie Safe was invented by an Australia to store food safely in outback Australia.
8. Australian Slang A to C
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.
9. The Legacy of ANZAC
The legacy of the ANZAC story is one of great respect from both sides of this doomed campaign in 1915.
10. The Dingo Fence
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.
Be sure to visit the Australia Archives for all the articles!
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