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NEW SOUTH WHALES The Sydney Opera House roof weighs more than 161,000 tons. Sydney takes up 11.7% of Australia's total area. Sydney is home to one of the worlds greatest seaports.
VICTORIA Melbourne has the second largest Greek population in the world. Melbourne has a public holiday for horse racing every year. Victoria is the smallest state in Australia.
NORTHERN TERRITORY Yulara, the Aboriginal name of the Ayers Rock Resort, means "crying", "weeping". The average temperature throughout the year stays around 30°C Half of the Northern Territory is arid land and desert.
QUEENSLAND Queenslanders are known as banana benders. The Great Barrier Reef has a mailbox. You can ferry out there and send a postcard, stamped with the only Great Barrier Reef stamp. Queenslanders have a distinctive different accent to the rest of Australia.
WESTERN AUSTRALIA West Australians are known as sandgropers Western Australia's capital of Perth is closer to Singapore than it is to Australia's capital of Canberra. Perth's bell tower is well known around Australia.
TASMANIA Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world The Tasmanian devil was given its name after its blood-curdling nocturnal screams. The only way to travel to Tasmania is by plane.
AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY Canberra is the capital The city is planned around an artificial lake. The ACT has been established as long as Australia has.
SOUTH AUSTRALIA The climate is tropical. Adelaide is the capital city and prides itself on being the arts capital of Australia. South Australia has the highest ratio of cafes/ restaurants to residents in Australia.