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Wikipedia image: Map of Australia

Capital Canberra

Language English

Currency Australian dollar

Australia comprises six states, two mainland territories and a few island territories. Six colonies were created in the late 18th and 19th centuries and became the Commonwealth of Australia in 1901. Australia’s main industries were the mining of coal, iron ore, copper, tin, gold and silver, along with farming.

Australia: National Information

Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates


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Emigration, Immigration, Shipping and Passenger Lists

Military History


Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

From 1926 to 1931, Central Australia existed as a separate territory, before being reincorporated into the Northern Territory.


South Australia



Western Australia


Ashmore and Cartier Islands

Australian Antarctic Territory

Norfolk Island

Christmas Island

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

Coral Sea Islands Territory

Heard and McDonald Islands

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