Facts and Figures

Discover information about Australia and its people. Find out about our climate, history, holidays, events, statistics and tourism.

Provides an authoritative overview of Australia’s history, the land, its people and their way of life. It also looks at Australia’s economic, scientific and cultural achievements and its foreign, trade and defence policies.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Learn about Australia’s history, culture, great food and wine, art and spectacular natural landscapes and get an insight into what makes Australia the vibrant, modern and multicultural nation it is today.

Tourism Australia

Provides information about Australia’s landforms, dimensions and land tenure, plus links to topographic mapping. Find our highest mountains, longest rivers and significant rock features and waterfalls.

Geoscience Australia

A brief introduction to Australian currency for tourists.

Tourism Australia

The Australian government encourages visitors and new residents to learn as much as they can about Australia, including Australia’s heritage, language, customs, values and way of life.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

The Australian government encourages visitors and new residents to learn as much as they can about Australia, including Australia’s heritage, language, customs, values and way of life.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Current exchange rates as listed by the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Reserve Bank of Australia

Provides a series of answers to frequently asked reference questions. Search FAQs by keyword or browse by topic.

National Library of Australia

Search for a business, locate government departments and agencies or simply get in touch with a friend anywhere in Australia.

Telstra

Australia experiences temperate weather for most of the year but the climate can vary due to the size of the continent.

Tourism Australia

Provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in Australia. Also contains Information on Australia’s government, international relations, geography and climate.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

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