Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is the only country that has a whole continent to itself. Although it is world famous for its natural wonders and wide open spaces, its beaches, deserts, "the bush", and "the Outback", Australia is actually one of the world's most highly urbanised countries with vibrant, cosmopolitan cities such as Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney and Perth.
Popular destinations: Sydney, Melbourne and Perth

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New South Wales is Australia's most populous state. Its capital, Sydney is the country's oldest, largest and most cosmopolitan city, centred on its spectacular harbour.
Popular destinations: Sydney, Wollongong and Newcastle

Queensland is one of the six states in Australia and famous because of its association with several major world heritage sites including the Great Barrier Reef, Daintree National Park and Fraser Island.
Popular destinations: Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville

Victoria is the southernmost of the eastern mainland states of Australia.
Popular destinations: Melbourne, Phillip Island and Bendigo

Western Australia is the largest state in Australia, occupying the western third of the continent.
Popular destinations: Perth, Kununurra and Albany


The Northern Territory is a Federal territory of Australia, occupying much of the centre of the mainland continent, as well as the Central Northern regions.
Popular destinations: Darwin, Alice Springs and Kakadu National Park

South Australia is a state of Australia in the south of the country between Western Australia to the west and Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria to the east, and south of the Northern Territory.
Popular destinations: Adelaide, Kangaroo Island and Mount Gambier

Tasmania is an island state of Australia, located to the south east of the mainland.
Popular destinations: Hobart, Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park and Bruny Island

Canberra is the purpose built capital city of Australia, located in the Australian Capital Territory in the south-east of New South Wales.
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