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Australia

tony_abbott Tony Abbott is the 28th and current Prime Minister of Australia. He has held this position since 2013, and been Leader of the Liberal Party since 2009.

currency Australia’s national currency is the Australian dollar which comes in denominations of $5, $10, $20, $50 and $100 notes. Coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent and one and two dollar denominations.

flag The Union Jack is a white Commonwealth or Federation star. It has seven points representing the unity of the six states and the territories of the Commonwealth of Australia. The star is also featured on the Commonwealth Coat of Arms. The Southern Cross is shown on the fly of the flag in white.

grampians np The Grampians National Park, commonly referred to as The Grampians, is a national park located in the Grampians region of Victoria, Australia.

kakadu np Kakadu National Park is a protected area in the Northern Territory of Australia, 171 km southast of Darwin. The park is located within the Alligator Rivers Region of the Northern Territory.


kangaroo The national animal is the Kangaroo. Kangaroos are the largest living marsupials from the family Macropodidae. There are four species commonly referred to as the kangaroo: the red kangaroo, the eastern grey kangaroo, the western grey kangaroo, and the antilopine kangaroo.

 

opera house The Sydney Opera House is a famous landmark. It is a multi-vinue preforming art centre.

 

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Sources:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sydney_Opera_House

http://www.defenders.org/kangaroo/basic-facts

https://www.liberal.org.au/member/tony-abbott

http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/countries/australia.html