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How did western Australia got its name?

When the Commonwealth of Australia was founded after Australia began to gain it's independence in 1901, the colony was already called Western Australia. When it was adopted by the federation in 1901, the name was kept and it was made… Full Answer

Do koalas live in the bush in Western Australia?

No. Koalas are not native to Western Australia. They are restricted to the native eucalyptus bushland in the eastern half of Australia, excluding Tasmania. Having said that, however, they have been introduced to small pockets of land in Western Australia… Full Answer