The continent of australia, sometimes known in technical contexts by the names sahul , australinea, or meganesia to distinguish it from the country of australia, consists of the landmasses which sit on australias continental plate. The name sahul takes its name from the sahul shelf, which is part of the continental shelf of the australian continent.
Australia passes law so tech giants pay for news the world-first law is passed after robust negotiations between the government, facebook and google.
The latest official coronavirus news, updates and advice from the australian government. Making a safe and effective covid-19 vaccine available to all australians is a priority for the australian government.
australia has a federal form of government, with a national government for the commonwealth of australia and individual state governments (those of new south wales, victoria, queensland, south australia, western australia, and tasmania). Each state has a constitution, and its government exercises a limited degree of sovereignty.
Australia, officially the commonwealth of australia, is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the australian continent, the island of tasmania, and numerous smaller islands. It is the largest country in oceania and the worlds sixth-largest country by total area. The population of 26 million is highly urbanised and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard. Australias capital is canberra, and its largest city is sydney.
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australias current national terrorism threat level is probable (see the australian national terrorism threat advisory system.).