Facts About Australia You Might Be Shocked to Know

Interesting Facts About Australia

The male lyrebird, which is native to Australia, can mimic the calls of over 20 birds and can also imitate chainsaw, car alarm and camera sounds.

It is illegal to walk on the right hand side of the footpath in Australia.

Australia is the second country to allow women to vote after New Zealand.

Gina Rinehart, Australia’s richest woman, earns $1 million every half an hour; this would be $598 every second.

In each week, 70 tourists overstay their visa.

If you visited one new beach every day, it would take over 27 years to see all the beaches in Australia.

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest living structure in the world.

Dingo, or wild dog, is our largest carnivorous mammal in Australia.

Kookaburras, best known for their hysterical, human-sounding laughter at dusk and dawn are native to Australia and New Guinea.

Euclyptus or Gum tree make 80 percent of Australian forest.