Australia

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albums singles

-one singles with "Out of the Blue (Out of the Blue (Delta Goodrem song))" and "Almost Here (Almost Here (song))", and the rest of the albums singles; "Mistaken Identity (Mistaken Identity (Delta Goodrem song))" and "A Little Too Late (A Little Too Late (Delta Goodrem song))", became top twenty hits. The album features Goodrem's first duet, "Almost Here" (with Irish singer Brian McFadden).


games related

, Australia. This sponsorship builds on the relationship formed by its parent, NAB Group, who are one of the Games' main sponsors as well as a key partner with the Australian team, whilst the sister company, Bank of New Zealand, has joined forces to support its national team. The bank also released a series of Ten Pound (£10) notes with a Commonwealth Games related theme for the occasion. The bank is a major sponsor of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. The '''gulf saratoga''', ''Scleropages jardinii'', is a freshwater bony fish native to Australia and New Guinea, one of two species of fishes sometimes known as Australian arowanas, the other being the saratoga (Saratoga (fish)) (''S. leichardti''). It has numerous other common names, including northern saratoga, Australian bonytongue, toga and barramundi (not to be confused with the barramundi perch, ''Lates calcarifer''). It is a member of the subfamily Osteoglossinae, a (basal (primitive (biology))) teleost group. Its scientific name is sometimes spelled ''S. jardini''. right thumb 200px Walkabout in Durham (Image:Walkabout.jpg) (now closed). '''Walkabout''' is a chain of Australian themed bars operating in the UK (United Kingdom). The brand was owned by Regent Inns, which also controls the Bar Risa Jongleurs chain. In October 2009, the company went into administration. There are approximately fifty Walkabout venues in the UK: forty eight pubs, three hotels, one venue for backpackers, and a nightclub. In keeping with the theme, many of the barstaff employed at Walkabouts are Australian. The food menu offers also Australian themed food such as kangaroo burgers and steaks, as well as springbok (Springbok Antelope) meat from South Africa. '''Willem Hesselsz de Vlamingh''' (28 November 1640, Oost-Vlieland – 1698 or later) was a Dutch (Dutch people) sea-captain who explored the central west coast of Australia (then "New Holland (New Holland (Australia))") in the late 17th century. In Australia, social security benefits, including unemployment benefits, are funded through the income tax system. There is no compulsory national unemployment insurance fund. Rather, benefits are funded in the annual Federal Budget by the National Treasury and are administrated and distributed throughout the nation by the government agency, Centrelink. Benefit rates are indexed to the Consumer Price Index and are adjusted twice a year according to inflation or deflation. Biography He was born at Montélimar, Drôme. Louis-Claude de Saulces de Freycinet was his full name (many calling him Louis de Freycinet). He had three brothers, Louis-Henri de Saulces de Freycinet, Andre Charles de Saulces de Freycinet and the youngest, Frederic-Casimir de saulces de Freycinet (Louis-Claude was the second oldest). In 1793 he entered the French navy. After taking part in several engagements against the British (United Kingdom), he joined in 1800, along with his brother (Louis-Henri de Freycinet (1777–1840), who afterwards rose to the rank of admiral), an expedition to explore the south and south-west coasts of Australia. It set out under Nicolas Baudin in the ships ''Naturaliste (French corvette Naturaliste)'' and ''Géographe (French corvette Géographe)''. Much of the ground already gone over by Matthew Flinders was revisited, and new names imposed by this expedition, which claimed credit for discoveries really made by the English navigator. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


dance singles

in the United States has been limited and they have only charted on the U.S., Dance Radio Airplay, Hot Dance Singles Sales, and Rhythmic Top 40 chart. The ''Ultra.Trance 2007'' album went to number seven on the Top Electronic Albums chart. This album was compiled by DJ 4 Strings, but only one of the songs was by 4 Strings. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


home school

at Gresham Household of Faith, which serves as an experiment in local church reform. According to the Home School Legal Defense Association, his work helped launch the Christian homeschooling movement in the United States, Canada, Australia and Mexico. Commons:Category:Australia Wikipedia:Australia Dmoz:Regional Oceania Australia


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and Queensland's Nature Conservation Act 1992. The ''Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010'', compiled by researchers from Charles Darwin University and published in October 2011 by the CSIRO, added the Regent Honeyeater to the "Critically Endangered" list, giving habitat loss as the major threat.

, the band released their debut album, ''Change Giver'', entering the UK album chart at number 16 and giving the group their first Gold disc (British Phonographic Industry#Sales certificates). Despite it spending just two weeks in the chart, the "critically underrated debut album", 'Liggers With Attitude', NME, 23 March 1996


sports comedy

, Big Mouth Records in Japan, and Shock Records in Australia. He was formerly known as '''MC Lars Horris''' but changed his pseudonym to MC Lars in 2004 for purposes of simplicity. MC Lars currently resides in Venice Beach, California. '''''The Sandlot''''' is a 1993 American sports (sports film) comedy film about a group of young baseball players during the summer of 1962. The film was filmed in Utah and directed by David M. Evans. It was released


world manufacturing

International, Inc. of Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls, South Dakota), South Dakota was North America's largest balloon manufacturer and a close second in world manufacturing before ceasing to build balloons in January 2007. Firefly Balloons, formerly known as The Balloon Works, is another popular manufacturer of hot-air balloons located in Statesville (Statesville, North Carolina), North Carolina. Another long time producer of hot air balloons is Head Balloons, Inc., located in Helen


original running

(536 m); outside it was a cycle track. The infield included a swimming and diving pool. The original running track continued until 1914. There were attempts to sell the stadium in 1922, but several athletes in the team for the 1924 Summer Olympics used it for training. Many events of the 1908 Olympics were at the stadium itself (except for several football games hosted at Shepherds Bush Green (Shepherds Bush)), whereas


industry science

included a 5 track bonus CD with the album. The bonus CD is also available with Japan import albums. '''Sophie Mirabella''' (née '''Panopoulos''') (born 27 October 1968) is an Australian federal politician. She has been a Liberal (Liberal Party of Australia) member of the Australian House of Representatives since 2001, representing the Division of Indi, Victoria (Victoria (Australia)). Mirabella is presently the Shadow Minister for Innovation, Industry, Science

before his death in 1981. The '''Australian Astronomical Observatory''' (AAO), formerly the Anglo-Australian Observatory, is an optical near-infrared astronomy observatory with its headquarters in suburban Sydney, Australia. Originally funded jointly by the United Kingdom and Australian governments, it is now managed wholly by Australia's Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. http: www.aao.gov.au press aat_35yrs index.html The AAO

of the Entomology Division in 1995. In 1997 he was seconded to the Australian Commonwealth Government Department of Industry, Science and Resources as Head of the Science and Innovation Division and returned to CSIRO in 1999 as Deputy Chief Executive. He has also been of Director of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO), the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) and the Cumbrian Rural Regenaration Company. Early life and education Cooper


including controversial

industry, soon working for several record companies and managing a growing rotation of bands and artists. In 2001, he moved to Sydney to take up the position of General Manager of Marketing for Sony BMG Australia, and in 2003 took up his best known role, as the (supposed) "nasty" judge on ''Australian Idol'' in the first and second seasons. He was initially disliked by a large majority of viewers for his insensitive cold attitude (including controversial comments on a female contestant's weight), but towards the end of tenure became hugely popular for his candid assessments of Idol's performances. He was also Australia's judge at the first ''World Idol'' in December 2003. Personal life On Australia Day, (26 January), 2007, Dickson became an Australian citizen. He has lived in Australia for over five years with his wife, Melanie Bell, two daughters Esme and Edie Perrygrove, and three cats.. '''Joseph Anthony "Joey" Fatone, Jr.''' (last name pronounced ''fuh-tone''; born January 28, 1977) is a U.S. (United States) singer (singing), dancer, actor and television personality. He is best known as a member of the boyband (boy band) N'Sync, in which he sang baritone. In 2007, he came in second place on the A.B.C. reality show ''Dancing with the Stars (Dancing with the Stars (US TV series))''. He was also the host of the U.S. (United States) and Australian versions of ''The Singing Bee'' and aired on National Broadcasting Company in the United States of America. Currently Fatone is the announcer on ''Family Feud'' and is also guest host of ''The Price Is Right Live!'' at Bally's Las Vegas. 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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