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Australia

TermDefinition
Ayer's Rock The name of the famous red rock formation in the Outback
Great Victoria The Arid region located in the south western Australia
Great Barrier Reef It is made from the skeletons of tiny animals
Coral Sea The body of water off the north eastern coast of Australia
Arid Another word for dry
Outback The interior of Australia
Great Diving Range The large mountain range in east
Aborigines These first people of Australia migrated to Australia from Asia
Penal Colony This is the type of colony that Australia was at first because of the overcrowded prisons in the UK
English The main language of Australia
Christianity The main religion of Australia
Literacy Rate The amount of people that can read or write
Standard of Living The overall well-being of a nation
Unitary Central government has the power
Confederation Local government has the power
Federation Central and local share power
Autocracy One person controls the whole country
Oligarchy A small group of people control the country
Democracy Citizens can vote for government leaders
Parliamentary A type of democracy where the legislative body selects the head of government
Prime Minister The title of the head of government in Australia
Constitutional Monarchy A type of government that has a queen/king with limited powers
Governor General The person who is the queen's voice in former colonies
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