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7 facts about Australia

A colourful country that truly inspires

7 facts about Australia

Wide open spaces. The prettiest beaches in the world. A laid back, yet entrepreneurial attitude. And a lifestyle offering exceptional cuisine, wineries, art, fashion and sport.

In Australia, you’re spoilt for choice in your downtime. Team this with its multicultural diversity, strong economy, and Le Cordon Bleu’s world class education and state of the art facilities, and you really are living and studying in the lucky country.

Culture & Identity

80 percent of Australians believe Australia has a strong culture and identity characterised by being down to earth, mateship, honesty, sports and multiculturalism based on research organised by the Australia Day Council of NSW in 2008.

Sixth Largest Country

It is the 6th largest country in the world, occupying an entire continent of some 7.6 million square kilometres.

Truly Multicultural

Today’s Australia is very multicultural with Indigenous peoples and migrants from some 200 countries.

200 Languages

Over 200 different languages and dialects are spoken in Australia including 45 Indigenous languages. The most common non-English spoken languages are Italian, Greek, Cantonese, Arabic, Vietnamese and Mandarin.


Approximately 1.35 trillion bottles of wine are produced by Australia.


Vegetation covers nearly 7 million square kilometres or 91 percent of Australia.

Natively Unique

Most of Australia’s exotic flora and fauna cannot be found anywhere else in the world.

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