A young boy sits in the rugged outback of Australia, wearing a wide-brimmed hat and boots. He leans against a tree in the bush, which grows amidst vivid green grass. Explore both wide-open spaces and cosmopolitan areas in Australia.
Aboriginal people first migrated to the continent of Australia more than 4,000 years ago from Asia. Learn more with this guide to the history and culture of Australia.
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South Australian police are using a new social media initiative to avoid a repeat of the Salt Creek crime where two international backpackers were assaulted after organising a lift on Gumtree.
Matthew Smith. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 19:22:48 +1100.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison is proposing to reduce the cap on immigration by nearly 30,000 people a year to control what he called runaway congestion in Australian cities.
Isabella Kwai. New York Times. Tue, 20 Nov 2018 03:38:30 GMT.