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Sculpture includes both woven-figure objects and woodcarvings. Gulu, a softwood from the kapok tree, is used in the contemporary carving of figures.

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3 Sculpture includes both woven-figure objects and woodcarvings. Gulu, a softwood from the kapok tree, is used in the contemporary carving of figures representing creator beings. Representations of snakes, birds and animals are made in symbolic and realistic shapes. Sculpture includes both woven-figure objects and woodcarvings. Gulu, a softwood from the kapok tree, is used in the contemporary carving of figures representing creator beings. Representations of snakes, birds and animals are made in symbolic and realistic shapes. cite(2) cite(2)

4 Australia was the first country in the world to have a complete system of bank notes based on plastic (polymer). These notes provide much greater security against counterfeiting. They also last four times as long as conventional paper (fibrous) notes. Australia was the first country in the world to have a complete system of bank notes based on plastic (polymer). These notes provide much greater security against counterfeiting. They also last four times as long as conventional paper (fibrous) notes. cite(3) cite(3)

5 New South Wales, with 6.8 million people has the largest population of any of Australia's states. Victoria, with 5 million people is next most populous. New South Wales, with 6.8 million people has the largest population of any of Australia's states. Victoria, with 5 million people is next most populous. cite(1) cite(1)

6 Two Olympic Games have been held in Australia; the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Australia is one of only three countries to have sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games. Australia is also currently the only southern hemisphere country to have won a gold Olympic medal in the Winter Olympics. Two Olympic Games have been held in Australia; the 1956 Summer Olympics in Melbourne and the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Australia is one of only three countries to have sent athletes to every Summer Olympic Games. Australia is also currently the only southern hemisphere country to have won a gold Olympic medal in the Winter Olympics.1956 Summer Olympics Melbourne2000 Summer Olympics SydneyWinter Olympics1956 Summer Olympics Melbourne2000 Summer Olympics SydneyWinter Olympics cite(2) cite(2)

7 The Outback is our ultimate mystery. Its a massive place where the immense distances, raw nature and vast emptiness of there land are most impressive, yet you wont find it on any map! The Outback is our ultimate mystery. Its a massive place where the immense distances, raw nature and vast emptiness of there land are most impressive, yet you wont find it on any map! cite(1) cite(1)

8 Australias Great Barrier Reefthe largest structure on the planet built by living organismshosts a carnival of sea life. Read article excerpt and see photo gallery. Australias Great Barrier Reefthe largest structure on the planet built by living organismshosts a carnival of sea life. Read article excerpt and see photo gallery. Find this info on Austrailan adventures.com Find this info on Austrailan adventures.com

9 There are more kangaroos in Australia than any where else in the world. cite(1)

10 Australia's 101 million sheep (mostly merinos), found on around 53,000 properties, produce more than 70 per cent of the world's wool. Australia's 101 million sheep (mostly merinos), found on around 53,000 properties, produce more than 70 per cent of the world's wool. cite (1)

11 446 Km of canals weave through the Gold Coast giving it a special charm. These canals were man-made during the 1960's and are 9 times the length of the Venice canals. The canals host a large number of marine species and birds as well. You will find many species of fish, sting rays, crabs, dolphins, pelicans, seagulls, ducks and fish with BIG teeth as well. 446 Km of canals weave through the Gold Coast giving it a special charm. These canals were man-made during the 1960's and are 9 times the length of the Venice canals. The canals host a large number of marine species and birds as well. You will find many species of fish, sting rays, crabs, dolphins, pelicans, seagulls, ducks and fish with BIG teeth as well. cite (1) cite (1)

12 A visit to Tropical North Queenslands incomparable Great Barrier Reef is enhanced by exhilarating on-shore adventures like whitewater rafting through magnificent rainforests. Wildlife proliferates here in some of the worlds most diverse and extensive wetlands and tropical river systems A visit to Tropical North Queenslands incomparable Great Barrier Reef is enhanced by exhilarating on-shore adventures like whitewater rafting through magnificent rainforests. Wildlife proliferates here in some of the worlds most diverse and extensive wetlands and tropical river systems cite(2) cite(2)

13 The Eyre Highway at Caiguna in Western Australia has the longest stretch of straight road in Australia - 148 kilometers. Crossing the southern edge of the Null arbor Plain, it is the only sealed road from Perth to Adelaide, a 2700 kilometer drive. cite(1)

14 Walk through the biggest butterfly "aviary" in Australia and see some of Australia's most gorgeous butterflies, including the electric-blue Ulysses. See many species of butterfly feed, lay eggs, and mate, and inspect caterpillars and pupae. Wearing pink, red, or white encourages the butterflies to land on you. Walk through the biggest butterfly "aviary" in Australia and see some of Australia's most gorgeous butterflies, including the electric-blue Ulysses. See many species of butterfly feed, lay eggs, and mate, and inspect caterpillars and pupae. Wearing pink, red, or white encourages the butterflies to land on you. cite(1) cite(1)

15 ` My name is Sydney Morrow I am in 5 th grade at G.W. Floyd Elementary School I am in Mrs. Lowes class. I enjoy cooking when I am at home with my mom. And if I am not at home I enjoy going to the boys and girls club. Also my favorite thing in the world is playing with my animals.

16 I got my information from: I got my information from: (1) www.australia.com (1) www.australia.comwww.australia.com (2) www.about-Australia.com (2) www.about-Australia.comwww.about-Australia.com (3) www.Australianmoney.com (3) www.Australianmoney.comwww.Australianmoney.com

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