Throw in the passionate love of sport of so many Australians , and the stage is set for a memorable Games.
The tree, an Australian wild fig, had a circumference of more than five metres.
For the Prime Minister, this is about the symbolism of the Australian farmer.
I hoped to meet with a team of young scientists based here who are working to protect Australian fauna.
He denied this and said it was simply because he has a soft spot for this particular Australian marsupial.
The Art in the Heart project highlights the Australian approach to the Arts.
Young Australians are now exposed to a much broader slice of the world than old generations were.
Seeds of many Australian species require several months' storage before germination is possible.
Do Australians really want to be told by the State what to do in their personal life?
People are mobile and young Australians must be given the tools to compete globally.