All About Australia


Australia's Antipodes

If you dug a hole from anywhere in Australia right through the centre of the earth to the other side, where would you come out?

Find out with our Antipodes map of Australia


Sydney, Australia's First City

Sydney was the first European settlement in Australia, thus the story of the founding of the city of Sydney is in fact the story of the founding of modern Australia. Its began with the arrival of a First Fleet of British ships in 1788 and the foundation of a penal colony by Great Britain. "Sydney, Australia's First City" tells the story of Sydney, from the days when its only occupants were its indigenous population, through the establishment of the Colony of New South Wales, to its development as the international city we see today.

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How big is Australia?

Get the precise deatils about Australia's size and where it fits into the bigger scheme of things. For a more visual view, check out our map comparing Australia with Europe.

Australia's Dimensions

Where is the centre of Australia?


Websites About Australia

Whatever you want to know about Australia, chances are you'll find it on the internet. These are some websites we use to answer our questions about Austrlia.

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Only In Australia

A series of stories, anecdotes, tales and legends that leave one asking, "Could this only happen in Australia?"

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