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Australian Landscapes


Welcome to AustralianLight - Landscape Photography AustralianLight is the collective effort of Australian landscape photographers Russell Stewart and Bernie Zajac. Russell and Bernie have worked tirelessly compiling this collection of exceptional and unique fine art landscape photographs of Australia, all now available via our easy and secure online shopping experience. Whether…


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Australian Aboriginal celebrations

Australian Aboriginal celebrations


1871 Missionaries of the London Missionary Society arrive in the Torres Strait at Erub Island, introducing Christianity to the region. The Coming of the Light festival marks this important day for Torres Strait Islanders, who are mainly of Christian faith. They celebrate the day with cultural and religious activities. 1971 Evonne Goolangong Cawley wins Wimbledon ~5 NAIDOC Week…


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Australian celebrations

Australian celebrations


Now in our eleventh year, it is with pleasure that we now commence the Ongoing Professional Development (OPD) training for the 2016 year. Classroom Guarantee - All classes that are advertised on our national timetable are guaranteed to proceed. We are delighted this year to bring the BDM team members into local communities across the states of Victoria, NSW and Queensland…


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Australian Holidays and celebrations

Australian Holidays and celebrations


When is Australia Day? Year Day Date 2017 Thursday January 26th 2016 Tuesday 2015 Monday 2014 January 27th 2013 January 28th Australia Day a public holiday on 26 January and is Australia s national day. It marks the arrival of the First Fleet of British Ships at Port Jackson, New South Wales on that date in 1788, and the raising of the Flag of Great Britain by Captain Arthur…


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Aussie Customs

Aussie Customs


Eddie Jones had his bags searched by customs as he arrived in Australia with his England team The Aussie said he was shunted into the bag search queue but was expecting rough treatment Asked if he was braced for local dirty tricks from the media and public, Jones added: ‘I’m sure. It will be all-on. I don’t know about voodoo dolls but all those things are going to happen…


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The Aboriginals

The Aboriginals


1Inhabiting or existing in a land from the earliest times or from before the arrival of colonists; indigenous. ‘Now, the division needs to bring aboriginal perspectives into the entire curriculum, for all its students.’ ‘However, I note that a leading Canadian authority on aboriginal title stated that one dimension of it is its inalienability.’ ‘The site will be arranged to…


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Australian Aboriginal Customs

Australian Aboriginal Customs


As to the Australian Bureau of statistics there are 517. (2006) Aborigines, which is 2, 6% of Australia s population. 63% of Aborigines live in New South Wales, Queensland and Victoria; 28% in Western Australia and the Northern Territory; and only 9% in Tasmania and Australian Capital Territory. 32% of all people in the Northern Territory are Aborigines. The percentage of Aborigines…


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Country in Australia

Country in Australia


Australia Vs New Zealand: The Facts For those of us who have travelled Australia or New Zealand we have become aware of a constant battle (or banter) that has forever taken place between Kiwis (New Zealanders) and Aussies (Australians if you hadn’t already picked up on that). Both countries are a backpacker’s dream; beaches, weird animals, good looking locals and a relaxed…


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Australian Manners

Australian Manners


“from start to finish, the show is full of almost obnoxious amounts of energy” – SongKick.com “every BAD MANNERS song is a classic and the set is non-stop fun” – Brighton Source “it s a school-outing that s never stopped for us. We started in 76 and we ve never stopped. We ve always played live shows everywhere. We have good fun.” – Buster Bloodvessel “The dance floor seethed…


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Australian Holidays and traditions

Australian Holidays and traditions


During this post. Australia is a country that loves a good long weekend, but isn’t particularly traditional when it comes to food during its holidays. In fact, for the most part, you could summarize the Aussie view of holidays as add alcohol and you’re getting pretty close to the mark. What can I say? We’re a country that likes a good beer and a yarn. That being said, we do…


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