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South Australia covers most dry parts of the continent in the Australia total land area of 983,482 square km, South Australia is the fourth largest of Australia's states and South Australia is a state in the southern central part of Australia. South Australia is bounded to the west by Western Australia, to the east by New South Wales, to the north by the Northern Zone, to the north-east by Queensland to the south-east by Victoria and to the south by the Great Australian Gulf and the Indian Ocean.
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South Australia Recreation Culture and Attractions
The state has the second highest rate of event attendance of all states and territories with 49% of South Australians aged 15 years and over attending a sporting event each year, the culture of South Australia imitates the whole Australia. The most prevalent spectator sport in South Australia is Australian Rules football; South Australians had the highest presence rate in Australia. Cricket is the most prevalent summer sport in South Australia and fascinates big common people. The 36ers have won four championships in the last 2 decades in the National Basketball League; Basketball also has a big following in South Australia. In the year of 1999 Australia's premier motor sport series, the V8 Supercar Championship Series goes on in South Australia every year.

South Australia Demographics
South Australia Population is 1,514,336
South Australia Mount Gambier Population is 28,313
South Australia Whyalla Population is 22,489
South Australia Murray Bridge Population is 17,152
South Australia Port Lincoln Population is 15,682
South Australia Port Pirie Population is 14,281
South Australia Port Augusta Population is 14,196
South Australia Victor Harbor Population is 13,671

South Australia Education
The students who have positively finished their senior secondary schooling in the state of South Australia will be presented certificate called South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE).The SACE Board of South Australia also called Senior Secondary Assessment Board of South Australia (SSABSA) superintendents to the certificate. Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (NTCET) also known Northern Territory secondary schools, SACE prospectus is also taught in NTCET. On 1 January 2009, the school leaving age was grown to 17 (having previously been 15 and then 16). Education is necessary for all children until age 17, unless they are working or undergoing other training. The school leaving age was raised to 17, Education is obligatory for all children until age 17 unless they are working or experiencing other training. Commonwealth donates 11 % while 89 % of the total Government is funding, The South Australian Government delivers to schools on a per student basis.

South Australia Symbols
South Australia Nickname - Festival State

Image of South Australia Flag

Image of South Australia Badge

Image of South Australia Coat of arms
South Australia Flag
South Australia Badge
State Badge of South Australia
South Australia Coat of arms
Coat of arms of South Australia

Image of South Australia Floral

Image of South Australia Faunal

Image of South Australia Gem
South Australia Floral
Sturt's Desert Pea Swainsona Formosa
South Australia Faunal
Hairy Nosed Wombat Lasiorhinus latifrons
South Australia Gem
Opal

Image of South Australia Marine

Image of South Australia Bird
South Australia Marine
Leafy Seadragon Phycodurus eques
South Australia Bird
Piping Shrike Gymnorhina tibicen telonocua

South Australia History
Australian Native has survived in South Australia for ten thousands of years, with no criminal settlers, while British migrants arrived in the 19th century to establish a "free colony". The first people to engage the area now called South Australia in Australian Aborigines. Britain led by Edward Gibbon Wakefield judgment based on free rather than convict labor, rather than as a group to begin looking for a colony. Wakefield, which was the base instead of the other colonies were granted free land. In the year of 1890 women got permission to vote. In the year 1857 Parliament of South Australia began, when the colony was granted self-government. In the year 1788 South Australia was asked for Britain as part of the colony of New South Wales. In 1834, the British Parliament passed the South Australia Act 1834 which enabled the province of South Australia established. The British Parliament undertakes the South Australia Act which allowed the province of South Australia to be established in the year of 1834. South Australia is the only Australian state to be settled totally by free settlers. Among all the Australian states South Australia is the one state settled completely by free settlers. On 13 January 1904 the flag of South Australia was accepted.

South Australia Transportation
The State Government subsidized taxi travel package, i.e. South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme (SATSS). Because the people with permanent and severe disabilities, because of their disabilities, cannot safely use public transport either independently or accompanied by a companion so South Australian Transport Subsidy Scheme is arranged specially for them by the government.

South Australia Universities
University of South Australia,Australia - 35046 Students
Flinders University,Australia - 20,165 Students
University of Adelaide,Australia - 25,000 Students

South Australia Tourist Attractions
Adelaide attractions
Barossa Valley
Port Augusta
Fleurieu Peninsula
Heysen Trail
Flinders Ranges
Coober Pedy
Kangaroo Island
Yorke Peninsula
Innes National Park
Gawler Ranges
Adelaide Hills
Mount Crawford Forest
Mount Gambier
Birdsville Track
Murray River
Clare Valley
Hahndorf
Naracoorte Caves National Park
McLaren Vale
Coorong National Park
Kangaroo Island attractions
McLaren Vale attractions
Tanunda attractions
Victor Harbor attractions
Coober Pedy attractions
Coonawarra attractions
Port Lincoln attractions
Kingscote attractions
Clare attractions
Goolwa attractions
Nuriootpa attractions
Angaston attractions
Port Augusta attractions
Mount Gambier attractions
Hawker attractions
Lyndoch attractions
Robe attractions
Penola attractions

South Australia Museums
South Australian Museum
National Railway Museum Port Adelaide
Art Gallery of South Australia
State Library of South Australia
Migration Museum
Tandanya, National Aboriginal Cultural Institute Inc.
Adelaide Gaol
South Australian Maritime Museum
Adelaide Tramway Museum
National Military Vehicle Museum
Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art
Australian Museum of Childhood
Umoona Opal Mine & Museum
Goolwa Motor Museum

South Australia Parks
Glen Forest Tourist Park
Seal Bay Conservation Park
Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden
Tantanoola Caves Conservation Park
Cave Gardens
Beerenberg Strawberry Farm
Flinders Chase National Park
Kelly Hill Conservation Park and Caves

South Australia Religious
South Australia Christianity Population is 61.1%
South Australia No religion Population is 22.3%
South Australia Undeclared Population is 9.4%
South Australia Buddhism Population is 2.5%
South Australia Islam Population is 2.2%
South Australia Hinduism Population is 1.3%
South Australia Other religions Population is 1.2%

South Australia Government
The parliament consists of a House of Assembly and a Legislative Council in South Australia and legislative elections held for every four years. South Australia Governor has almost total control the state, he/she only responsible to the British Colonial Office and thus equality did not exist in the colony, later to advice governor on the administration of South Australia in the year 1843 called the Legislative Council, consists of three representatives of the British Government and four colonists appointed by the governor. South Australia was the first Australian colony allowed women to vote in the year 1894 and it had the first Parliament in the world to allow women to be chosen as members. The Council revenue comes commonly from possessions taxes and government grants; South Australia is divided into 74 Local Government Areas.

South Australia Geography
South Australia is one of the states of Australia and the geography of South Australia integrates the south central part of the Australia. South Australia is surrounded, on the east by both New South Wales and Victoria, on the west by Western Australia, to the north by the Northern Territory and Queensland to the northeast. South Australia climate has sunny, hot, dry summers and rainy winters. In January and July temperature range is 29 C and 15 C, in January & February temperature can be as high as 48 C, 50.7 C is the highest maximum temperature note down at Oodnadatta on 2nd January 1960 and -8.2C is the lowest minimum temperature recorded in South Australia at Yongala on 20th July 1976.

South Australia Economy
In South Australia's manufacturing industries plays a main role for economy, makes the state's Gross State Product (GSP) around 11.7% and playing a large part in exports. Automotive and component manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, defense technology and electronic systems are the manufacturing industries in South Australia, South Australia's economy depends on exports more than any other state in Australia and State export remunerations put up at A$10 billion and grew by 8.8% from 2002 to 2003. Meat and meat preparations, wheat, wine, wool and sheepskins, machinery, metal and metal manufactures, fish and crustaceans, road vehicles and parts, and petroleum products are the South Australia's major economy industries and also growing importance for Other industries like defence technology.

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