Who is the most famous icon in Australia?
It could be;
The Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Koala Bear
Sir Donald Bradman (famous cricketer)
Paul Hogan (famous larikin)
The Sydney Opera House
The Sydney Harbour Bridge
The Koala Bear
Sir Donald Bradman (famous cricketer)
Paul Hogan (famous larikin)
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Celebrities and bands and artists : AC/DC, Olivia Newton-John, Kylie Minogue, Rolf Harris, Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman, Mel Gibson, Dame Edna Everage, The Seekers, Crocodile Dundee, Snowy River, Gypsy & the Cat, Empire of the Sun, the Bee Gees, Frank Ifield, Geoffery Rush, Cate Blanchett, Heath… Ledger, Steve Irwin Animals: dingo, kangaroo, koala, platypus, emus, deadly snakes Sports: Australian Football, swimming, Australian Open, Melbourne Cup, Grand Prix, Donald Bradman, Rod Laver, Margaret Court, John Newcombe, Greg Norman, winning the America's Cup, youngest girl to sail solo around the world, yachting, top surfers, and top cricket, netball, hockey and rugby sides Landmarks: Sydney Harbour Bridge, the Opera House, Ayers Rock/Uluru, MCG, Great Barrier Reef, the Melbourne Zoo, The Outback, open spaces generally, The Whitsundays, the Twelve Apostles Cultural: Australian Aborigine, its multitude of cultures Discovery: gold discoveries in mid-1800's, motor lawn Mower, the hills hoist Foods: Vegemite, Meat Pies, lamingtons, apples, bananas, and pineapple (MORE)
Mel Gibson, Nicole Kidman, Kieth ... Her husband, Russell Crowe, David Argue (Another actor), ... and others.
well I'I'm pretty sure its Oprah Winfrey IMPROVEMENT I would say that it's our Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. Not everyone in Australia watches American talk shows...
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The most famous sheep, if not the most abundant sheep, in Australia is called the Merino.
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These would have to be the famous, Sydney "Opera House" and the Sydney " Harbour Bridge".. Trust me, I am Australian.. This answer is correct.... : - }
The most famous, or well-known animal in Australia would be eitherthe kangaroo or the koala. The kangaroo is certainly the mostabundant.
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I'd say the Sydney Harbour Bridge or the Opera House are more internationally famous than even Sydney itself!
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Probably merino, a breed of sheep that originated in Spain. They produce very fine wool, but are not tolerant of wet country - not usually a problem in Aus.
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do you mean australasia because australia is a country but austrilasia is continent of australia and also i think you mean countys as for the answer i do not know
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It is one of the most famous sites but there is more sites like Uluru, Tasmanian Wilderness, etc.
The most famous building in Western Australia is probably the Round House in Fremantle, which originally served as the gaol. See the related link below.
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Because it is beautiful and very attractive to tourists e.g. the sand is soft and the wildlife is fascinating .
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