"Terra Australis", the Latin words from which the name Australia
is derived from, means "southern land".
History began for Australian people
some 40,000 years ago, as the
first aboriginal people
moved onto the continent.
Those special people brought with them a unique respect for the Australian landscape, its wildlife, and its extremes.
Since then, Australia has gained power and became a free democratic country with all benefits and faults that come with it.
Australia In The 21st Century
Today, the Commonwealth of Australia is a wealthy, multicultural nation, which routinely wins top awards
for its standard and quality of living. Australia is known as a nice place to live in, and has a great economy.
Australia - Since The Early 1600s
Many things about Australia are extreme; It is a continent which has a huge mass of land, largely separated
from Asia to the North, its natural landforms and history are its own.
From dry deserts in the central territories to the tropical rainforest in
Australia is a beautiful place to visit, and variant continent.
Some of the most beautiful and most poisonous of animals inhabit the continent, with an entire animal
kingdom - the marsupials - dominating the fauna.
European settlement began in the late 1600's, as Dutch mariners plodded their trade off Tasmania;
they began building small townships to resupply their ships and sometime during 1770, the British
people made claim to the continent, and as the Dutch were in no financial situation to argue
with them, their land rights were swiftly done away with.
Commonwealth Of Australia
Not many people know this piece of information, but the British regarded Australia as a place
and established a series of penal colonies there, and that, in order to support forced emigration to
Settlement was primarily concentrated on the South Eastern Coast, which is the place where the
majority of Australians still live. This was the location where a favorable climate allowed for
cities to grow in what were then called "Crown Colonies" by the
With the power of the British Empire waning, it became important for the
to define themselves as a nation within the
able to defend itself and even more importantly, govern itself. It did not take long, and finally,
in 1901, Australia became a federation.
This new federation was called the "
Commonwealth of Australia
and today (after more than a century) it is still known by this name.
Australia, since then, has contributed greatly to world culture, through its art, music, and
historic legacy. Not many people aware of the fact that
remains a key player in the so-called Anglo sphere, with alliances and official engagement spanning
the entire world, with almost every nation of the world included.
Prosperous, Australia has been able to define a parallel but separate diplomatic line than its English-speaking brethren.
In recent years, the idea of what an "Australian" actually is, has started to be redefined. Through
massive immigration from the Asia-Pacific region, as well as the Middle East, and many other places.
What most people are not aware is the fact that Australians today hail from thousands of different
backgrounds, this is something unique about the Australian people compared to other nations.
So, What Can We Offer You?
The Australian people, with a little bit more than 24 million people (24,160,000 people due to the latest
report which was retrieved 29 August, 2016), living in 8 different territories located on the continent
of Australia which covers an area of approximately 7.7 million square kilometers, can have different
cultures and different customs, which varies from territory to territory.
Australia - "Terra Australis" - meaning, the Southern land, remains a compelling nation in the history of the world,
and although this unique continent is separated from the other continents on the globe, it is yet very much a part of it.
As many people already know by now, Australia has been able to define its own place in the world as a very
unique and interesting destination for millions of travelers, and for its own
but not many know that there are also a lot of immigrants in the Australian continent, and
according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, today (2016), there are more than 25% of the
Australian residents (around 6 million people) who were born outside Australia, when the biggest
origin country of course is United Kingdom with 1.2 residents, New Zealand with 550,000 residents,
and China with almost 400,000 residents, after them in the list you can find India and Italy.
The online Australian people records website can really
help you to locate almost anyone who has in the present,
or had in the past an
Australian public record
and that can be easily done by only knowing the person's
name. So if you think about it for a second, you can
actually have access to almost any Australian person
record (thus, getting information on almost anyone you
know that lives or lived in Australia).
This website can give one the opportunity to easily run
a full background check on almost any Australian person
in less than one minute. Now, by pressing on the red
button below, you will be directed to the search box
where you can start your Australian people search by
entering the name of the person that is in question.