Australia is a stable, democratic and culturally diverse nation with a highly skilled workforce and one of the strongest performing economies in the world. With spectacular landscapes and a rich ancient culture, Australia is a land like no other. It is the earth's sixth-largest country in land area and is the only nation to govern an entire continent.
With a spectacular natural environment, high quality of life and great diversity, Australia is a sought after destination for international tourists. Australia has many World Heritage sites including the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park and the Sydney Opera House.
Australia is home to one of the world's oldest living cultures, with Aboriginal communities established nearly 60,000 years before European settlement. Today, Australia is one of the world's most multicultural countries, rich in Indigenous and immigrant cultures.
Australia's economy is consistently ranked among the strongest of advanced economies in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.
With low unemployment, low inflation and a highly skilled workforce, and with strong links with the fastest-growing region in the world — the Indo-Pacific — Australia's economy is set to prosper well into the future.
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