Australia is a paradise of magnificent beaches, crystal-clear water, amazing ancient rock formations, and untouched rainforest. With a surface area of almost 7.7 million square kilometers, Australia is the sixth largest land mass in the world however it has the lowest population density per square kilometer. Much of the country’s exotic flora and fauna cannot be found anywhere else on earth and the Australian lifestyle is clearly unparalleled.
Being the smallest continent in the world. It has a length of approximately 3700 kilometers from north to south and a width of 4000 kilometers from east to west. Australia is the lowest continent of them all with its highest point sitting only 2228 meters above sea level, however, its variety of landscapes more than compensates for this. The climate zones range in temperature from tropical rainforests, to deserts and cool forest, right through to snow-capped mountains.
Following is the list of Territories with their capital cities of Australia :
Australian Capital Territory – Canberra, New South Wales – Sydney, Victoria – Melbourn, Queensland – Brisbane, South Australia – Adelaide, Western Australia – Perth, Tasmania – Hobart, Northern Territory – Darwi
Australian culture is as broad and varied as the country’s landscape. Australia is multicultural and multiracial and this is reflected in the country’s food, lifestyle and cultural practices and experience.
Australia has an important heritage from its indigenous people, which plays a defining role in the cultural landscape. This diversity of influences creates a cultural environment in Australia that is lively, energized, innovative and outward looking.
As of February 2010, Australia’s population is roughly 22 million people. The most populous states are New South Wales and Victoria, with their respective capitals, Sydney and Melbourne, the largest cities in Australia.
Australia’s population is concentrated along the coastal region of Australia from Adelaide to Cairns, with a small concentration around Perth, Western Australia. The center of Australia is sparsely populated.
The majority of Australia experiences temperate weather for most of the year.
The northern states of Australia are typically warm all the time, with the southern states experiencing cool winters but rarely sub-zero temperatures.
Snow falls on the higher mountains during the winter months, enabling skiing in southern New South Wales and Victorian ski resorts, as well as the smaller resorts in Australia’s island state, Tasmania.
Australia is an island continent and the world’s sixth largest country (7,682,300 sq km).
Lying between the Indian and Pacific oceans, the country is approximately 4,000 km from east to west and 3,200 km from north to south, with a coastline 36,735 km long.
Canberra is Australia’s capital city. With a population of approximately 320,000 people and situated in the Australian Capital Territory, Canberra is roughly halfway between the two largest cities Melbourne and Sydney.
Australia has 19 listed World Heritage properties. Australia is also famous for its landmark buildings including the Sydney Harbour Bridge; its ancient geology, as well as for its high country.
Ways to get Immigration to Australia
1. Skilled – Independent (Migrant) Visa (Subclass 189)
2. Skilled- Sponsored (Migrant) Visa (Subclass 190)
3. Skilled – Regional Sponsored (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489)
Skilled – Independent (Migrant) Visa (Subclass 189)
A permanent visa for people with skills in demand in the Australian
Skilled – Sponsored (Migrant) Visa (Subclass 190)
A permanent visa for people unable to meet the Skilled – Independent requirements. Applicants must be either sponsored by an eligible relative living in Australia or nominated by a participating state or territory government. Applicants must pass a points test. Skilled –
Regional Sponsored (Provisional) Visa (Subclass 489)
Applicants must be either sponsored by an eligible relative living in a designated area of Australia or nominated by a participating state/territory government. After living for two years and working for at least one year in a Specified Regional Area