National parks of Australia
Rainforests in Australia
The Daintree rainforest is a tropical rainforest that stretches right to the sea. Where the forest meets the sea, there is a large mangrove forest with thick, intertwining roots. The rainforest in Queensland is largely untouched and known for its biodiversity. It is a national park in Australia.
Famous for many unique animals that are not found elsewhere in the world, Australia is perhaps most well known for the kangaroos and the koalas.
Here we can see the longest straight road in Australia, in the Australian outback.
Uluru, formerly known as Ayers Rock, is a UNESCO World heritage site and also a place that is sacred to the local Aboriginal people.
The tourism industry, both domestic and attracting visitors from overseas, is a large employer in Australia. Here we can see the Gold coast, near to Brisbane.
Mining plays a large part in the Australian economy. In this picture, we can see inside an open-cast gold mine in Australia.
The Whitsundays are famous for their beautiful white sand beaches and attract many tourists every year.