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Great Barrier Reef - Cairns

August 10th 2010
THE GREAT BARRIER REEF is located off the Queensland coast and is an important icon of Australia’s heritage. It is one of the seven wonders of the world and a natural wonder and treasure of our great country. Boasting 3000 reef systems and cays, it is amazing to realise the enormity of this system which starts in Bundaberg and stretches as far north as Torres Strait. Approximately 2000kms long, ... read more
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Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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