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Australian climate

About Australia

Australian climate

  Australia experiences a variety of climates due to its size. There are six climatic zones which translates as two main seasonal patterns. There is a Summer – Autumn – Winter – Spring pattern in the Temperate zone, and a Wet – Dry pattern in the tropical north and subtropical zones. The Temperate zone occupies the coastal hinterland of New South Wales, much of Victoria,[...]

Time zones and daylight saving

About Australia

Time zones and daylight saving

  Australia is divided into three separate time zones: Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) – UTC +10 Queensland New South Wales (except Broken Hill) Victoria Tasmania Australian Capital Territory Australian Central Daylight Time (ACDT) – UTC +9.5 South Australia Northern Territory Town of Broken Hill in western New South Wales Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) – UTC +8 Western Australia   Daylight Saving Time (DST)[...]

About Australia

Quick facts about Australia

  These are some quick facts about Australia that will be handy to know if you are new to the country. Australia is the only country on earth that governs an entire continent. Australia has a population of over 23 million people, making it one of the world’s least populated countries. Australia is the sixth-largest country and the world’s largest island. Australia’s Aboriginal people settled[...]