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Information about Australia
Website by Australia's ministry of tourism. Use the links to learn about the history and geography of Australia as well as the many parts of the country to visit.
NY Times' Australia Travel Guide
The New York Times' travel guide for sightseeing in the Australia. Find information on various cities and local attractions.
Trip Advisor - Australia
Trip Advisor provides information on popular destinations in Australia, including numerous photos and restaurants details.
Australia Travel & Culture Guides
Note: These books are available for you to use before leaving the U--please do not take library books with you on your learning abroad trip. eBooks can be accessed online while on your trip.
Living and Working in Australia by
General Collection, Level 2: DU107 .H3 2013
Written in an entertaining style with a touch of humor, Living and Working in Australia is designed to provide newcomers with the practical information necessary for a relatively trouble-free life. It is packed with vital information and insider tips to help minimize culture shock and reduce the newcomer's rookie period to a minimum.
Frommer's Australia (2011) by
Available as an eBook by clicking the title link above.
Frommer's Australia is packed with all the facts, tips, and descriptions you need to have a perfect visit. Features gorgeous full-color photos of the Outback vistas, curious wildlife, and white-sand beaches that await you.
Culture Shock! Australia by
General Collection, Level 2: DU107 .S53 1997
Get the nuts-and-bolts information you need to survive and thrive wherever you go. "Culture Shock!" country guides are easy-to-read, accurate, and entertaining crash courses in local customs and etiquette.
Historical Dictionary of Australia by
General Collection, Level 2: DU90 .D63 2007
Through a detailed chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a bibliography, and cross-referenced dictionary entries on significant people, places, and events; institutions and organizations; and political, economic, social, cultural, and religious facets, James C. Docherty provides a much-needed single-volume reference on Australia, from its most unpromising beginning as a British jail to the liberal, tolerant democracy it is today.
Programs in Australia
Some of the learning abroad programs in the Australia currently offered. Check the Learning Abroad website for a complete list.