Australia

Australia

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Australia is a country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the world’s sixth largest country by total area. Neighboring countries are Papua New Guinea, Indonesia and East Timor to the north; Solomon Islands and Vanuatu in the north-east; and New Zealand to the southeast.

For about 50,000 years before the first British settlement in the late 18th century, Australia was inhabited by indigenous Australians, grouped languages ​​speak about 250 language groups. After the European discovery of the continent by Dutch explorers in 1606, the eastern half of Australia claimed by Britain in 1770 and initially settled through penal transportation was to the colony of New South Wales on 26 January 1788. The population grew steadily in subsequent decades; the continent was explored and an additional five self-governing Crown Colonies were established. On January 1, 1901, the six colonies federated, forming the Commonwealth of Australia. Since Federation, Australia has a stable liberal democratic political system which functions maintained as a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy consisting of six states and several territories. The population of 24 million [5] is highly urbanized and heavily concentrated in the eastern states and on the coast.

Australia is a developed country and one of the richest in the world, with a 12th-largest economy in the world. In 2014, Australia was the world’s fifth-highest income per capita. military spending of Australia is the 13th largest in the world. With the second highest Human Development Index globally, Australia ranks highly in many international comparisons of national performance such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Australia is a member of the United Nations, G20, Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization, APEC and the Pacific Islands Forum.


Country Australia
Abbey Beach Resort | Australia

Abbey Beach Resort | Australia

Australia
Abbey Beach ResortLuxury hotel and apartment accommodation in a resort setting, located on the beach More info
Anchorage Port Stephens | Australia

Anchorage Port Stephens | Australia

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Anchorage Port StephensGo sailing as the sun goes down. Find local delicacies you’ll savour and reme More info
Beach Club | Australia

Beach Club | Australia

HamiltonIsland, Australia
Beach Club An adults-only oasis, this tranquil, boutique resort sits right on Catseye Beach, overloo More info
Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa | Australia

Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa | Australia

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Cable Beach Club Resort & Spa | Australia Take one world-famous beach – complete with Indian Oce More info
Capella Lodge | Australia

Capella Lodge | Australia

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Resting above the jewel-toned lagoon, Capella Lodge is the only Island accommodation that commands s More info
Kacy's Bargara Beach Motel | Australia

Kacy's Bargara Beach Motel | Australia

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Kacy's Bargara Beach Motel | AustraliaLocated in the heart of Bargara surrounded on one side by Barg More info
Lizard Island Resort | Australia

Lizard Island Resort | Australia

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Lizard Island Resort Lizard Island is truly secluded from the rest of the world. With 24 powdery-whi More info
Peninsular Beachfront Resort | Australia

Peninsular Beachfront Resort | Australia

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Peninsular Beachfront Resort | AustraliaThe Peninsular Beachfront Resort is an award winning Moolool More info
Peppers Salt Resort & Spa | Australia

Peppers Salt Resort & Spa | Australia

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Peppers Salt Resort & Spa Your Kingscliff accommodation is a destination in itself – a lei More info
Pullman Bunker Bay Resort Margaret River | Australia

Pullman Bunker Bay Resort Margaret River | Australia

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Pullman Bunker Bay Resort Margaret RiverNestled on the white sands of Bunker Bay, 5-star Pullman Bun More info
RACV Torquay Resort | Australia

RACV Torquay Resort | Australia

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RACV Torquay Resort | AustraliaPerched within the backdrop of the Torquay and Jan Juc beaches, RACV More info
The Reef House | Australia

The Reef House | Australia

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The Reef House | AustraliaLocated just 25 minutes north of Cairns in the secluded Palm Cove, an upsc More info
Tingirana Noosa | Australia

Tingirana Noosa | Australia

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Tingirana NoosaTingirana Noosa Apartments are superbly positioned on the beach side of Hastings Stre More info
Whitsunday Sands Resort | Australia

Whitsunday Sands Resort | Australia

Bowen, Australia
Whitsunday Sands Resort. You will find that there is something to do for everyone in our beautiful r More info