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Australia

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Australia’s First Coins Were Holey Dollars
The first official currency was made from 40,000 Spanish coins.
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Australia’s First Cops Were All Criminals
Our original police force was formed from the best-behaved convicts
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Australia’s Real-Life Drop Bears
The giant flesh-eating koala was once much more than legend…
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Australia’s Shark-Infested Golf Course
These golfers have more to worry about than their swing
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10 Crazy Australian Animal Facts
It’s not just the people that are different down under...
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The curious history, quirky cultural events and little-known facts about the Great Southern Land.

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