Enjoy our photographs and videos of Australia.
- This page is regularly updated (last update: 14 May 2017).
- We also have a sight and sound page for Scotland.
Sights and sounds of Canberra, Australian Capital Territory
Australia’s bush capital. Headquarters of the Federal Government, Parliament House and the most Australian Public Servants.
A 3.5-hour drive inland from Sydney. It is 577 m (1,893 ft) above sea level.
The temperature varies from -10 to 40 degrees Celsius; sometimes in the same week.
The Snowies are Australia’s highest mountain range.
They surround Australia’s highest peak, Mount Kosciusko, which stands at 2,228 m (7,310 feet).
Average temperatures are between -6 and 21 degrees Celsius.
Sights and sounds of Queensland
Gold Coast (coming soon)
Home to Surfers Paradise. A 1-hour drive from Brisbane. It has 70 km of beautiful coastline and more than 860 km of navigable tidal waterways; much more than Venice.
The host of the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
The average temperature is 12 – 39 degrees Celsius with very high humidity. Fortunately, it is on the east coast and often enjoys powerful sea breezes.