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The Names of Australia



The names of rivers, coastal features, districts and their streets tell a lot about the history of a place. They weave a splash of colour into the tapestry of a place's growth and development and add fragments of detail that would otherwise have been lost.

How Australia Got Its Name

The Names of Australia's States and Territories


New South Wales


Victoria


Queensland


Western Australia


South Australia


Northern Territory


Tasmania


ACT/Canberra


Coastal Features

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