In the nineteenth century some parts of the world were unexplored, but there was almost no restriction on travel.:; Up to 1914 you did not need a passport for any country except Russia.:; The European emigrant, if he could scrape together a few pounds for the passage, simply set sail for America or Australia, and when he got there no questions were asked.:; In the eighteenth century it had been quite normal and safe to travel in a country with which your own country was at war.
We should not play like Australia or India or England — we should play like Sri Lanka.mahela jayawardene
Being lost in Australia gives you a lovely feeling of security.Bruce Chatwin
Kangaroo, Kangaroo! Thou Spirit of Australia, That redeems from utter failure, From perfect desolation, And warrants the creation Of this fifth part of the Earth.
Hail our Great Queen in her regalia; One foot in Canada, the other in Australia.
The Dead Heart of Australia.
What the housewives of Australia need to understand as they do the ironing is that if they get it done commercially it’s going to go up in price and their own power bills when they switch the iron on are going to go up.tony abbott
Jesus knew that there was a place for everything and it’s not necessarily everyone’s place to come to Australia.tony abbott
There is much in American society which I admire, but I have long held the view that the absence of an effective safety net in that country means that too many needy citizens fall by the wayside. That is not the path that Australia will tread. Nor do we want the burdens of nanny state paternalism that now weigh down many economies in Europe.john howard
The Australia of her book is not merely a setting for cricket but a place of interest, of fun and of new impressionsmargaret hughes
Democracy may be alright for certain people in the world, but I don't think the type of democracy Fiji needs is the type Australia and New Zealand enjoy.jona senilagakali
As a four-year-old, my mother told me I was climbing the fence, jumping off and calling myself an 'eppyplane' ... I bought books on aeroplanes, I followed everything in the newspapers about aeroplanes. Amy Johnson flew to Australia in 1930 - why couldn't I do something like that?nancy bird walton
I consider myself British and have very happy memories of the UK. I spent the first 14 years of my life in England and never wanted to leave. When I was in Australia I went back to England a lot.naomi watts
I was profoundly embarrassed by it [the White Australia Policy] and did all I could to change it.gough whitlam
In Australia there are not limits on what you can believe but there are limits on how you can behave. It's called the law, and no one is above it.nick xenophon
If this Government cannot get the adjustment, get manufacturing going again, and keep moderate wage outcomes and a sensible economic policy, then Australia is basically done for. We will end up being a third rate economy... a banana republic.paul keating
Australia without the Irish would be unthinkable . . . unimaginable . . . unspeakable.paul keating
In Australia Inter alia , Mediocrities Think they’re Socrates .peter porter
In considering our traditional ties with the Commonwealth we should remember that it now differs greatly from the entity which existed 20 or 30 years ago. Many of us do not feel quite the same allegiance to Archbishop Makarios or Doctor Nkrumah or to people like Jomo Kenyatta as we do towards Mr. Menzies of Australia.margaret thatcher
Specific areas of production include countries such as USA , India , China , America , the Middle East and Australia , where climatic conditions suit the natural growth requirements of cotton, including periods of hot and dry weather and where adequate moisture is available, often obtained through irrigation .
In joyful strains then let us sing, "Advance Australia fair!"
From Tasmania, Australia
Australian soldier whose body is held in the Australian War Memorial in Canberra , Australia . By former Australian Prime Minister Paul Keating
The wonderful Southern night-sky that makes a man feel so lonely, alien: with Orion standing on his head in the west, and his sword-belt upside down, and his Dog-star prancing in mid-heaven, high above him; and with the Southern Cross insignificantly mixed in with the other stars, democratically inconspicuous.d. h. lawrence
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