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here that Captain Arthur Phillip took the First Fleet, and after their
first stop in Botany Bay they settled and started buidling the colony
where Sydney Harbour is today.
Consequesntly there is a lot of history particularly in Sydney. The
coastal towns of New South Wales are pleasant with great sandy beaches
and good weather. In the inland there is the outback with some mining
towns like Broken Hill, classic outback spots like Silverton, and some
interesting national parks like Mungo. In between is a lot of empty
land like anywhere in the outback.
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is the smallest one of all the mainland states, but most densely
populated. No wonder Victorian cars are all over the country despite
their number plates saying "Victoria - the State to Be".
Victorian history is a lot about gold rushes, and there are a lot of
beautiful old Victorian buildings from them old rich days, particularly
a bit inland. Victorian beaches are also good, but Victoria is a bit of
a cool state - the coldest on the mainland, along with ACT.
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Capital Territory is the youngest of all of Australian states
territories. Canberra was built to be the capital of Australia, after
all the struggles to decide between Sydney and Melbourne. ACT is of
course the smallest of Australian territories.
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is the only Australian island state, and the smallest of all Australian
states. Like ACT and Victoria, it has a cool climate, but it is not
nearly as crowded - there is a lot of wilderness. Tasmania was the
second oldest Australian colony.
Barossa Valley, SA. Poster by AllPosters. Click on
the first Australian settlement of free settlers and not convicts. All
in all it is way less populated than the south eastern mainland states
and has a proper proportion of quite exciting outback with Australia's
central deserts and some great national parks. Its coasts are more
rugged and have less population too, but most of the population is in
the south east of the state, around Adelaide.
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the largest of Australian states, and all in all one of the least
populated. Most of its population lives in the south west, around
Perth, and the rest is pretty much deserts, wilderness and mining
Uluru Ayers Rock, NT. Poster by AllPosters. Click on
is the largest of Australian territories (well with ACT it's not a hard
task even if it was much smaller), and along with WA it is one of the
least populated and most remote.
Great Barrier Reef, Qld. Poster by AllPosters. Click on
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is the second largest state after WA, and like the rest of the northern
half of the country still less populated, however its coast is the most
populated of the northern states. It is known as the sunny state, the
laid back and bacward state, but you can call me all the names, I still
quite happily live here :-)
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