A Airlie Beach is the perfect beach destination on the Whitsunday coast.
B The Big Banana is a popular tourist attraction in Coffs Harbour, NSW. It’s a bunch of fun!
C Carlton is an area in
Victoria that is known as one of
the greatest food districts in .
It’s well known for its ‘little Melbourne ’
precinct on Italy Lygon Street,
D The Dog on the Tucker Box is situated just outside Gundagai, and is a monument to our early pioneers.
E The Emu is the largest Australian native bird and can run up to 45km per hour.
F Floriade is
Australia’s celebration of spring, and features
more than a million colourful blooms in Commonwealth
G The Great Barrier Reef off Queensland is one of the seven wonders of the natural world and is the only living thing on earth visible from space.
H Healesville Sanctuary in
is a zoo specialising in native
Australian animals. Victoria
I Icehouse is an Australian rock band best known for their iconic Australian song ‘Great Southern Land’, released in 1982.
J Jindabyne is a town in south-east
New South Wales that
overlooks Lake Jindabyne
near the , in Snowy River Shire. It’s a
popular holiday destination, especially in winter, due to its proximity to
several ski resorts throughout the Snowy Mountains , including
Thredbo and Perisher. Kosciuszko
K Kangaroo Island off
is often known as the ‘zoo without fences’. Expect to meet local sea lions on
the beach at South Australia , and encounter little
penguins at Kingscote and Penneshaw as they head home at dusk. Seal
M The Melbourne Cup is
premier thoroughbred horse racing and fashion event of the year. The ‘race that
stops the nation’ has had horses running for the win since 1861. Australia
N Nimbin is a village in the northern rivers area of
that is well known for its hippy communes
and alternate way of life. New
O The Opera House is a
Sydney performing arts
centre and famous icon on the Sydney
Harbour. It was designed by a Danish architect in 1973 and is listed as a
World Heritage Site.
P Pub Crawls are a regular Australian tradition, especially on weekends and public holidays, where groups of drinkers undertake marathon drinking sessions that move from pub to pub.
Q Questacon is
Australia’s National Science and Technology
Centre located in Canberra.
This interactive science centre was Japan’s
for the 1988 Bicentenary. Australia
R Rottnest Island is located just off
surrounded by vibrant aqua blue water. This island is home to some of the
finest beaches and bays in the world, with a selection of 63 secluded beaches
and 20 bays. Perth,
S Sheep Shearing has had a strong historical background in
which began with the
Australian settlement. It inspired many artists, poets and songwriters
throughout Australia ’s
T Tucker is Australian terminology for food.
U Uluru also known as Ayers Rock, is a large sandstone rock formation in the southern part of the
Northern Territory, central Australia,
and is one of ’s
most recognisable natural landmarks. Australia
V Australia is well-known for its great vineyard regions such as the Hunter Valley, Barossa Valley and Margaret River regions which produce award winning internationally acclaimed wines.
W Whale Sharks are commonly found off the coast of
, specifically in the Ningaloo
Reef. These sharks grow up to around 13 metres long, but there have been
reports of sharks sited at around 14 metres. That’s one big shark! Western
X XXXX is a famous Australian brewery in
that started brewing in 1878. "XXXX"
itself refers to a traditional grading system for strong beer. Queensland
Y The Yarra Valley is located in
and is renowned for its abundant vineyards, cellar doors and fine fresh
Z Adriano Zumbo is
Australia’s favourite pastry chef who has taken tastebuds
by storm. He is famous for his colourful macarons and quirky sweet treats. You
can find his sugar trail in Balmain,
Pyrmont, Manly and Rozelle in Australia . Sydney