What is South Australia?

  • (noun): A state in south central Australia.

South Australia

South Australia (abbreviated as SA) is a state in the southern central part of Australia. It covers some of the most arid parts of the continent; with a total land area of 983,482 square kilometres (379,725 sq mi), it is the fourth largest of Australia's six states and two mainland territories.

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History Of South Australia
... The history of South Australia refers to the history of the Australian State of South Australia and its preceding Indigenous and British colonial societies ... Aboriginal Australians have lived in South Australia for tens of thousands of years, while British colonists arrived in the 19th century to establish a "free colony", with no convict settlers ... The colony became a cradle of democratic reform in Australia ...
Prince Alfred College - Notable Alumni - Politics, Public Service and The Law
... Cory Bernardi (1969–), Senator for South Australia since 2006, also the youngest ever member of the Australian heavyweight rowing squad Sir John Lavington Bonython (1875–1960 ...
Don Tallon - Pre-war Non-selection
... admitted to the Sheffield Shield in 1926–27, and the national selectors tended to choose Australia teams composed entirely of New South Welshmen, Victorians and South Australians ... New South Wales' Bert Oldfield was the incumbent wicket-keeper and had no plans to retire, while Victoria's Ben Barnett had been the reserve keeper on the 1934 tour of England ... South Australia's Charlie Walker was also talked of as a possible Test player ...
History Of South Australia - Establishing A Colony
... Captain Collet Barker, sent by New South Wales Governor Ralph Darling conducted a more thorough survey of the area in 1831, as recommended by Sturt ... Sturt to conclude in his 1833 report "It would appear that a spot has at last been found upon the south coast of New Holland to which the colonists might venture with every prospect of success...All ... as to the richness of its soil and the abundance of its pastures." In 1834 the South Australian Association, with the aid of such figures as George Grote ...
South Australia - Places
... Highway Stuart Highway Sturt Highway South Eastern Freeway Southern Expressway Western Australia Northern Territory Queensland Western Australia New South Wales South Australia Indian Ocean Southern Ocean Indian ...

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