Australia

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in torrential rain. The hosts, West Germany, won the tournament. **The Charlotte (Charlotte Hornets (NBA)) New Orleans Hornets of the National Basketball Association used to have teal as their primary color (in 2008, they changed to Creole blue). **The Penrith Panthers from the Australian National Rugby League use teal for their alternative strip. **Major League Baseball's Seattle Mariners use "northwest green" as a secondary color


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in Australia and some in New Guinea: * '''Genus ''Sminthopsis'' ''' A limited tour edition of ''Mechanical Animals'' was released in the UK (including other locations like Australia and Mexico, where only 100 copies of this edition arrived) with an illustrated hardcover sleeve by Marcus Wild. Though limited edition, the album is easily attainable in certain regions. The packaging is identical to the original version except for the bonus eight-page comic book by Wild, illustrating scenes


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church in Sydney, Australia in 1972 and in Melbourne in 1976. During his tenure of office, a beautiful and magnificent building was purchased in Sydney to serve as headquarters of the Diocese of Australia. He exerted much effort to alleviate the mortgage on these buildings. Early days In 1892, the United Kingdom took responsibility of the Sheikhdoms, cricket was introduced in what is now the UAE, then "The Trucial States" by the British Army. The game spread during World War II, The Royal Air Force of Britain (United Kingdom) and other Commonwealth forces (which included first-class (first class cricket) and club (club cricket) cricketers from Australia and New Zealand) stationed in the cities like Ajman, Al Ain, Dubai and Sharjah (Sharjah (city)), continued their favourite pastime. The mall was neglected in the 1980s and 1990s even as the local retail market changed Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


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1952) was a pioneering Hollywood actor and director and occasionally a screenwriter and stunt man. '''J.P. McGowan''', as he was usually known, remains the only Australian to have been made a life member of the Screen Directors Guild (now Directors Guild of America). In 1912, the special circumstances of British West Africa resulted in the authorities in London setting up the West African Currency Board and issuing a distinctive set of sterling coinage

the West African Currency Board and issuing a distinctive set of sterling coinage for local use. In 1910, Australia had already commenced issuing its own distinctive varieties of the sterling coinage, but the reasons for doing so were quite different from those relating to British West Africa. In the case of Australia, the local sterling coinage was issued by the authorities in Australia as a step in its advance towards full nationhood. In the case of British West

circumstances of British West Africa resulted in the authorities in London setting up the West African Currency Board and issuing a distinctive set of sterling coinage for local use. In 1910, Australia had already commenced issuing its own distinctive varieties of the sterling coinage, but the reasons for doing so were quite different from those relating to British West Africa. In the case of Australia, the local sterling coinage was issued by the authorities


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in both North and South. Its activities include The Economics of Happiness, The Ladakh Project, a Local Food program and Global to Local Outreach. Upton came to Oxford Brookes from the University of Birmingham where he was Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Professor of Special Educational Needs and Educational Psychology. Prior to that he worked in the University of Wales and Leeds Polytechnic. He grew up in Australia where he was educated and taught in secondary (secondary school) and special schools before coming to the UK. He retired in August 2007 and was succeeded by Professor Janet Beer. Background "Civil War" was the brainchild of the Guns N' Roses artists Axl Rose, Slash (Slash (musician)) and Duff McKagan. Slash stated that the song was an instrumental he had written right before the band left for the Japanese leg of its ''Appetite for Destruction'' world tour. Axl wrote lyrics and it was worked into a proper song at a sound check in Melbourne, Australia. Bozza, Anthony, & Slash (2007). Slash. Harper Entertainment: New York. p. 239 On September 27, 1993, Duff McKagan explained where the song came from in an interview on Rockline: "Basically it was a riff that we would do at sound-checks. Axl came up with a couple of lines at the beginning. And... I went in a peace march, when I was a little kid, with my mom. I was like four years old. For Martin Luther King. And that's when: "Did you wear the black arm band when they shot the man who said: 'Peace could last forever'?. It's just true-life experiences, really." In 1918, American (United States) YWCA (YWCA USA) worker Moina Michael, inspired by the poem, published a poem of her own called "We Shall Keep the Faith". Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


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Castlemaine (Castlemaine, Victoria), in Central Victoria, Australia. Central features of the village design are, the integration of domestic forestry with selective thinning for fire-safety (The harvested wood provides energy for domestic wood stoves), and the integration of the Keyline Design system of water storage and transfer with the Village road network and residential home site location. The water keyline storage system was the main design instrument for the regeneration

the engraving to be barely visible today. Other engravings include a cannon, anchor, axe, sword, bow and arrow, and a crescent and "sunburst" motif, the only two Aboriginal engravings at the site. Signs posted near the rock that once described the engravings have since been removed to avoid further traffic to the engravings and subsequent damage to the site.


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Distribution The fish is native to Mexico and Honduras,


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ownership is accessible only for those persons with 'genuine reasons' who can obtain a Permit to Acquire from local Police stations. 'Genuine Reasons' focus on primary production, licenced sport, animal control or employment requirements, and do not include 'personal protection.' In New South Wales (and similar in other States), firearm ownership is widely prohibited for convicted offenders. Gun ownership is low in metropolitan areas whose residents would generally not fulfill 'Genuine


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Australian Biography Date scones, which contain chopped dried dates, can also be found in Australia. Another old style of cooking scones, generally in the colder months, is to deep-fry or deep pan-fry them in dripping or oil, called "puftaloons". The '''sugarbirds''' are a small family (family (biology)), '''Promeropidae''', of passerine birds which are restricted to southern


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). thumb right 175px Robyn Williams (Image:Robyn Williams.jpg) '''Robyn Williams''' AM (Order of Australia) (born 1944, Buckinghamshire, England) is a science journalist and broadcaster (Presenter) resident in Australia who has hosted the ''Science Show'' on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation since 1975, ''Ockham's Razor'' (created 1984) and ''In Conversation'' (created 1997). A '''tropical rainforest''' is an ecosystem type that occurs roughly within the latitudes 28 degrees north or south of the equator (in the equatorial zone between the Tropic of Cancer and Tropic of Capricorn). This ecosystem experiences high average temperatures and a significant amount of rainfall. Rainforests can be found in Asia, Australia, Africa, South America, Central America, Mexico and on many of the Pacific, Caribbean, and Indian Ocean islands. Within the World Wildlife Fund's biome classification, tropical rainforests are thought to be a type of tropical wet forest (or tropical moist broadleaf forest) and may also be referred to as ''lowland equatorial evergreen rainforest''. Olson, David M. et al. (2001); Terrestrial Ecoregions of the World: A New Map of Life on Earth, BioScience, Vol. 51, No. 11., pp. 933-938. They subsequently toured internationally for ten years playing in theatres notable to Africa, South America, Australia and extensively in Europe. Their show under the joint Artistic Direction of David Spathaky and Sue Broadway combined the ethos of 'alternative' comedy of the 1980 with a 1970s revival of Circus skills, variously called 'Neo or New Circus' which largely promoted a reinvention of circus focusing on human skill and generally without presenting animal acts. Their background in street performing Amazing Mendezies and in the influential Circus Oz (of which Sue Broadway was a founding member) gave the show an irreverent, fast paced, surrealist (Surrealism) feel. New Hebrides operations Following a round trip voyage to San Diego, ''Helm'' departed Pearl Harbor March 15, 1942, escorting an advance base party to the New Hebrides. She arrived at Efate on March 19 and for the next few weeks escorted ships in that area while U.S. bases were consolidated. She rescued 13 survivors from SS ''John Adams'' (SS John Adams) on May 9 and 4 from the oiler ''Neosho'' (USS Neosho (AO-23)), sunk in the Battle of the Coral Sea on May 17. These men were taken to Brisbane, Australia, where ''Helm'' joined British Rear Admiral Crutchley (Victor Alexander Charles Crutchley)'s Task Force 44 on May 19. For the next few weeks ''Helm'' remained in the dangerous waters near Guadalcanal, escorting transports and patrolling. She sailed to Brisbane on September 7 and departed the next day to provide escort protection for transports between Australia and New Guinea. The game initially began as a regular call-in radio contest, whereby one male and one female contestant would compete answering trivia questions. A leaderboard by gender was kept from day-to-day. The concept spread to affiliated radio stations across Australia, including FOX FM's Tracy Bartram and Matt Tilley. The segment became a daily staple of the 2Day FM Morning Crew with Wendy Harmer. In late September 2008, it was announced that Testament would embark on the "Priest Feast" European tour with headliners Judas Priest and Megadeth in February and March 2009. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia

Australia

'''Australia''' is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent (Australia (continent)), the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands (list of islands of Australia). It is the world's sixth-largest country by total area (List of countries and dependencies by area). Neighbouring countries include Indonesia, East Timor and Papua New Guinea to the north; the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu to the north-east; and New Zealand to the south-east.

For at least 40,000 years who spoke languages grouped into roughly 250 language groups (Australian Aboriginal languages). Walsh, Michael (1991) "Overview of indigenous languages of Australia" in Suzane Romaine (ed.) ''Language in Australia'', Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, ISBN 0-521-33983-9. After the European discovery of the continent by Dutch (Dutch Republic) explorers in 1606, Australia's eastern half was claimed by Great Britain (Kingdom of Great Britain) in 1770 and initially settled through penal transportation to the colony of New South Wales from 26 January 1788. The population grew steadily in subsequent decades; the continent was explored and an additional five self-governing crown colonies were established.

On 1 January 1901, the six colonies federated (Federation of Australia), forming the Commonwealth of Australia. Since Federation, Australia has maintained a stable liberal democratic (liberal democracy) political system that functions as a federal (Federalism) parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy comprising six states and several territories (States and territories of Australia). The population of 23.6 million is highly urbanised (Urbanization) and heavily concentrated in the eastern states (Eastern states of Australia) and on the coast.

Australia is a developed country and one of the wealthiest in the world, with the world's 12th-largest economy (List of countries by GDP (nominal)). In 2012 Australia had the world's fifth-highest per capita income (List of countries by GDP (nominal) per capita). Data refer mostly to the year 2012. World Economic Outlook Database-October 2013, International Monetary Fund. Accessed on 8 October 2013. Australia's military expenditure is the world's 13th-largest (List of countries by military expenditures). With the second-highest human development index globally (List of countries by Human Development Index), Australia ranks highly (International rankings of Australia) in many international comparisons of national performance, such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights. Australia is a member of the United Nations, G20 (G-20 major economies), Commonwealth of Nations, ANZUS, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), World Trade Organization, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, and the Pacific Islands Forum.

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