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  Western Australia Travel Guide | Accommodation, Car Hire and Tours | Perth | Western Australia
In Western Australia you can dive with the world’s largest fish - the whale shark, walk amongst the tree tops of ancient trees, sleep under a canopy of stars in the desert, or explore the gorges and wilderness areas.
Western Australia has a modern road system and most places of interest are signposted.
Western Australians are a proud bunch and there is no shortage of people who would love to show you around.
www.west-oz.com   (455 words)

  
  Western Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Western Australia is Australia's largest state in area, covering the western third of the mainland, and is bordered by South Australia and the Northern Territory.
Western Australia was granted self-government in 1889 with a bicameral House of Parliament, located in Perth, consisting of the Legislative Assembly (or lower house), and the Legislative Council (or upper house).
The major universities in Western Australia are the University of Western Australia, Edith Cowan University, Curtin University, Murdoch University and the University of Notre Dame.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Western_Australia   (2791 words)

  
 Western Australia - LoveToKnow 1911
Western Australia differs from the country to the east in having no extensive ranges to collect vapour, while the trade winds blow off the dry land instead of from the ocean; for these two reasons the climate is very dry.
Western Australia is the most sparsely populated of all the states; only the coastal fringe and the gold-fields show any evidences of settlement, and if the area were divided amongst the population there would be but ten persons to 52 sq.
Western Australia has very extensive forests of timber, and it has been estimated that the forest surfaces cover more than 20 million acres, of which 8 million acres are jarrah; 1,200,000 acres, karri; 200,000 acres, tuart; 7 million acres, wandoo; and 4 million acres, York gum, yate, sandalwood and jam.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Western_Australia   (6599 words)

  
 University of Western Australia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The University of Western Australia (UWA) is Western Australia's oldest university, established in February 1911, and is the only West Australian university to be a member of the Group of Eight lobby group for tertiary institutions.
The University was established under and is governed by the University of Western Australia Act 1911.
The University of Western Australia is strongly committed to internationalisation of all aspects of its activities.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/University_of_Western_Australia   (2144 words)

  
 Premier of Western Australia - tScholars.com
The premier must be a member of one of the two Houses of the Parliament of Western Australia; by convention the premier is a member of the lower house, the Western Australian Legislative Assembly.
The Constitution of Western Australia does not explicitly provide for a premier, and the office was not formally listed as one of the executive offices until the appointment of Ross McLarty in 1947.
Following the Federation of Australia in 1901, Western Australia became an Australian State, and the responsibilities of the office of premier were diminished.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Premier_of_Western_Australia   (659 words)

  
 Western Australia
Perth, the capital of Western Australia, lies on the banks of the Swan River and is a cosmopolitan city with a big country heart.
Western Australia is the sunniest state in the driest continent.
Western Australia is blessed with warm but dry weather.
www.discoverwest.com.au /western_australia   (479 words)

  
 WESTERN AUSTRALIA, THINGS TO DO IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, TRAVEL INFORMATION, TRAVELLING IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA, WA
Western Australia is the largest state in Australia, accounting for approximately one third of the Australian continent.
The rest of Western Australia is made up of the rich Outback country, covering a large amount of the Western Australia landscape.
Western Australia is eight hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time but, unlike other states in Australia, does not partake in Daylight Saving.
www.australianexplorer.com /western_australia.htm   (943 words)

  
 Western Australia Facts
The state of Western Australia, is Australia’s face on the Indian Ocean.
Western Australia’s fisheries are major world suppliers of lobsters, prawns and pearls.
Western Australia’s shipbuilding industry has built more than 60 per cent of the nation’s civil craft.
www.about-australia.com /wafact.htm   (1008 words)

  
 Western Australia News. ABC News Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Western Australian police are investigating the death of a 53-year-old Japanese tuna fisherman in the Southern Ocean.
Western Australia's Parliament has been told the Fines Enforcement Agency will challenge a court case brought by former Labor MP John D'Orazio over the invalid suspension of his driver's licence.
Western Australia's Agriculture Minister Kim Chance says he would support the commercial production of genetically modified (GM) canola for use in biofuels, but only if certain conditions could be met.
www.abc.net.au /news/australia/wa/default.htm   (1088 words)

  
 Western Australia Holidays, Perth, Fremantle, Broome, Rottnest Island, Kimberley, Monkey Mia
You can escape city life with an indulgent break on the beautiful Western Australia coast or sample all that Perth has to offer.
Situated on the Swan River, Perth is the capital of Western Australia with all the modern luxuries and only minutes from the city are beaches.
Western Australia's very own island holiday getaway, Rottnest Island, has a casual atmosphere and picturesque scenery.
www.westernaustraliaholidays.com.au   (457 words)

  
 Western Australia travel guide - Wikitravel
Western Australia is the largest Australian state, occupying the western third of the continent.
There are only two sealed roads into Western Australia: In the south, the Eyre Highway is the most direct route from Adelaide to Perth.
There is one railway connecting Western Australia with the eastern states.
wikitravel.org /en/Western_Australia   (319 words)

  
 Western Australia
Australia's South WestThis region offers some of the most varied travel experiences in the State.
Australia's Coral CoastBeaches, exotic marine life, national reserves and the bluest ocean you’ll see anywhere in the world.
Australia's North WestOne of the world’s last true wilderness areas and the place to go for an authentic Aussie outback adventure.
www.about-australia.com /wa.htm   (183 words)

  
 Western Australia
The Governor of Western Australia is the personal representative of the Sovereign in the State and exercises the power of the Crown in State matters.
This project is being conducted by researchers from the University of Western Australia and the Western Australian Museum with funding from the Australian Research Council and support from a range of government, community and private organisations.
The Western Australian Regional Office of the National Archives of Australia is a Commonwealth agency within the Department of Communication and the Arts.
www.liswa.wa.gov.au /westaust.html   (2185 words)

  
 Western Australia
J.S. In view of the prominent part taken by Australia in the recent war, and the enthusiasm which the achievements of the Australian Forces have aroused throughout the Empire, the story of one of the great States of the Australian Commonwealth may not be without some general interest.
Western Australia was, and indeed from its geographical position must have been, the first part of the continent to become actually known, lying as it does just off what was then the main trade route to the East.
Although the existence of the western side of the continent had been known for certainly two, and possibly three, centuries, it was not until the third decade of the nineteenth century--some forty years after the foundation of the colony of New South Wales--that the British Government decided to take steps to found a settlement there.
gutenberg.net.au /ebooks05/0500301h.html   (15445 words)

  
 Welcome to Western Australia
Australia's North West is one of the world's last true wilderness areas and the place to go for an authentic Aussie outback adventure.
From towering forests to whale watching, fine food and wine to world class surfing, Australia's South West offers some of the most varied travel experiences in Western Australia.
Experience Perth centres on Western Australia's capital of Perth, which sits beside the widest stretch of the meandering Swan River.
www.westernaustralia.com   (528 words)

  
 Western Australia - Encyclopedia FunTrivia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The town (and river) were named in 1831 after Margaret Wyche, who was a cousin of the founder of the WA town of Busselton.
Despite being located in Western Australia, the nearest major city to the Argyle Diamond Mine is Darwin, some 550 kilometres away in the Northern Territory.
Situated on the banks of the Swan River, Perth is a modern, spacious city and claims to be the most isolated capital city in the world (Adelaide, in South Australia, is the nearest capital city 2200 kilometres to the east).
www.funtrivia.com /en/Geography/Western-Australia-8731.html   (1482 words)

  
 Western Australian Museum
For the first time, collections representing more than 200 years of Dutch and French discovery on the rugged Western Australian coast have been brought together in....
Follow an adventurous story where magical things happen with mirrors and have fun acting out the......
reflects the willingness of Western Australians to play cricket anywhere at any time - in our back yards, at the...
www.museum.wa.gov.au   (224 words)

  
 Western Australia Attractions
More Abingdon Miniature Village Barragup - Abingdon Miniature Village in Mandurah, Western Australia is a miniature display of historic buildings from the United Kingdom, set amongst two acres of...
By 1908 it had ceased to be used for its original purpose and was used as a storehouse for the Western Australian...
More AQWA - The Aquarium of Western Australia Explore 12 000 kilometres of Western Australia's coastline in just one day at AQWA - The Aquarium of Western Australia.
www.about-australia.com /wa/waatt.htm   (1534 words)

  
 Open Directory - News: Newspapers: Regional: Australia: Western Australia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Kids in Perth - The Parents' Paper - Targeted at parents with children aged up to 14 years, this is a monthly publication and is distributed free.
Pelican - Official publication of the University of Western Australia's student guild.
South Western Times - View the top news, business and sports stories, along with today's weather and annual reports for the publishing company, West Australian Newspapers Limited.
dmoz.org /News/Newspapers/Regional/Australia/Western_Australia   (1030 words)

  
 Western Australia - IRONMAN.com
Arguably Australian Ironman triathlon’s fastest bike rider, Mitch Anderson of Melbourne, has confirmed he is ready to race at Ironman Western Australia on November 27, 2005.
IMG are pleased to announce that the November 27, 2005 Ironman Western Australia Triathlon, to be held in Busselton, will now be seen live around the world.
The number of slots available at Ironman Western Australia to qualify for the Ford Ironman World Championship held in Kona, Hawaii, has increased to 30 slots this year.
ironman.com /events/ironman/westernaustralia   (641 words)

  
 CSU Guide to Australia - WA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
The ITA is the umbrella organisation independent, community and amateur theatre throughout Western Australia.
We are located in the northern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia.
Shear Outback encompasses an international tourist attraction and living museum in recognition of the contribution of the shearing profession to Australia's history and culture.
www.csu.edu.au /australia/wa.html   (971 words)

  
 WESTERN AUSTRALIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-24)
Greening Australia (WA) works in partnership with landholders, the community, government and business to tackle environmental degradation in a practical, apolitical, scientific way.
Reconnections is a partnership between Shell and Greening Australia for a project that addresses some of Australia’s key environmental and biodiversity issues whilst researching a ‘multiple outcome’ approach to CO capture.
Greening Australia (WA) is moving to a new Environmentally Sustainable building at the Piney Lakes Environmental Centre but we need your help!
www.greeningaustralia.org.au /GA/WA   (293 words)

  
 Western Australia Weather and Flood Information - Bureau of Meteorology
Western Australia Weather and Flood Information - Bureau of Meteorology
Please note the Copyright Notice and Disclaimer statements relating to the use of the information on this site and our site Privacy and Accessibility statements.
Please also note the Acknowledgement notice relating to the use of information on this site.
www.bom.gov.au /weather/wa   (86 words)

  
 WorkSafe - Work Safe home page
The public sector has a new code of practice to assist with management of occupational safety and health.
A website has been established to provide further information for employees, managers, safety and health coordinators and injury management practitioners working in the public sector.
Call for entries closes 13 July 2007, though extensions may be granted in special circumstances.
www.safetyline.wa.gov.au   (246 words)

  
 Curtin University of Technology
Welcome to Curtin - Western Australia's largest university!
Are you about to sit your TEE and want to enrol at Curtin next year?
ATN member Copyright and disclaimer Last modified: August 21, 2007 Report errors
www.curtin.edu.au   (165 words)

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