Australia is well known for its iconic wildlife like cockatoos, kangaroos and koalas, as well as its wild places like Uluru, the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest … but did you know that Australia also has the world’s largest tropical savanna, largest intact desert and largest temperate woodland? Vast areas of immense beauty and extraordinary wildlife.

Take a relaxed look at quirky aspects of our Australian nature in the pages below.

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The years Australia has sustained human life


The number of bird species in Australia

Learn about our feathered friends