Admiralty House, Kirribilli, Sydney Photo taken by Alessandro Sorbello from Rear Gardens

Admiralty House, Kirribilli, Sydney Photo taken by Alessandro Sorbello from Rear Gardens

Luna Park, Melbourne Australia, the oldest world's continually-operating coaster, built 1912

Luna Park, Melbourne Australia, the oldest world's continually-operating coaster, built 1912

The Olgas - Australia's Red Centre. Explore the stunning landscape, ask our experts how to get started planning your vacation.

The Olgas - Australia's Red Centre. Explore the stunning landscape, ask our experts how to get started planning your vacation.

Australian Eastern Brown Snake, its the 2nd most toxic snake in Australia.

Australian Eastern Brown Snake, its the 2nd most toxic snake in Australia.

A koala takes a dip in a wading pool to cool down during South Australia's heat wave. 16th January 2014

A koala takes a dip in a wading pool to cool down during South Australia's heat wave. 16th January 2014

Swagman on the road to Wilcannia, New South Wales, (1953, printed 1982) by Axel Poignant :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW

Swagman on the road to Wilcannia, New South Wales, (1953, printed 1982) by Axel Poignant :: The Collection :: Art Gallery NSW

Growing problem / The first 24 camels were imported in 1860 for the Burke and Wills expedition. /  By 2008, it was feared that this population numbered about one million, and was doubling every 8–10 years. They were degrading the environment and threatening native species, so a culling program was introduced and by 2013 the feral population was estimated to have been reduced to around 300,000.

Growing problem / The first 24 camels were imported in 1860 for the Burke and Wills expedition. / By 2008, it was feared that this population numbered about one million, and was doubling every 8–10 years. They were degrading the environment and threatening native species, so a culling program was introduced and by 2013 the feral population was estimated to have been reduced to around 300,000.

Endangered Species: Bridled Nail-tailed Wallaby of Australia was thought to be extinct until 1973 when a small population was found.  Conservation efforts were put into place, but the species is still endangered.  There are only about 500 in the world.

Endangered Species: Bridled Nail-tailed Wallaby of Australia was thought to be extinct until 1973 when a small population was found. Conservation efforts were put into place, but the species is still endangered. There are only about 500 in the world.

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