Curiosities about English speaking countries:


  • The Australian Alps get more snow than the Swiss Alps.

While many people visit Australia for its brilliant beaches and year-round sunshine, the Australian Alps, straddling New South Wales and Victoria, are a mecca for skiing enthusiasts. Snow usually falls between June and September, meaning Australia is the perfect place to get your skiing fix during the northern hemisphere summer. Thredbo and Perisher are two large resorts near Canberra, the latter being the largest ski resort in the southern hemisphere.


  • 90% of Australians live on the coast.
  • Tasmania has the cleanest air in the world.
  • The Great Barrier Reef is the largest eco-system in the world.
  • Australia has over 60 separate wine regions.
  • Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world.
  • 80% of the animals are unique to Australia.
  • People have lived In Australia for 65,000 Years.
  • Australia is home to 21 of the world’s 25 most venomous snakes.
  • The first Police Force in Australia was made up of the most well-behaved convicts.



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