The Australian Antarctic Territory (AAT) is a part of Antarctica. It was claimed by the United Kingdom and placed under the authority of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1933. It is the largest territory of Antarctica claimed by any nation. The Australian Antarctic Territory covering an area of almost 5,9 million sq km (2.3 sq mi) is the largest of these territories.
Benjamin, the last known thylacine(Thylacinus cynocephalus) in captivity at the Hobart Zoo in Australia (1933). Like the kangaroo, thylacine’s had pouches and inhabited the island of Tasmania and parts of mainland Australia.Pouches on the males served as protection for their genitals.Excessive hunting by bounties and disease are a blame for their extinction.
Blinky Bill is an anthropomorphic koala and children's fictional character created by NZ-born Australian author Dorothy Wall. The character of Blinky first appeared in Brooke Nicholls' 1933 book, Jacko - the Broadcasting Kookaburra, which was illustrated by Wall. The books are considered quintessential Australian children's classics, and have never been out of print in Australia.