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Australian facts and figures

Australian currency

A brief introduction to Australian currency and its history, with links to further information.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian social customs

This page provides an introduction to some common customs in Australia such as meeting people, clothing, polite behaviours, common Australian expressions, and Australian celebrations and holidays.

Department of Immigration and Border Protection

Classified Phone Directory (Yellow Pages)

You can search the through a variety of print, online, mobile and voice services for the products, suppliers you need.


Climate and weather

The Bureau of Meteorology provides weather forecasts, warnings and observations for all states of Australia. There is also information about climate, hydrology and other weather services

Bureau of Meteorology

Exchange rates

Current exchange rates as listed by the Reserve Bank of Australia.

Reserve Bank of Australia

FAQs - National Library of Australia

The National Library of Australia provides a series of answers to frequently asked reference questions.

National Library of Australia


Information about Australian time zones and daylight saving time can be discovered on

White Pages - Phone directory allows you to search for a business, locate government departments or simply get in touch with a friend anywhere in Australia.


Year Book Australia 2012

Year Book Australia is the principal reference work produced by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. It provides a comprehensive and detailed statistical overview of various aspects of the economy and social conditions in Australia. In addition, it contains descriptive matter dealing with Australia's government, international relations, defence, social security, geography and climate.

Australian Bureau of Statistics

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