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April in Australia

Miranda Kerr dressed as Wonder Woman, holding an Australian FlagThe National Social Calendar in Australia this April 2019:

New South Wales

  • Sydney Autumn Racing Carnival / Golden Slipper
  • Tumut Festival of the Faling Leaf

Victoria

  • Castlemaine State Festival (biennial)
  • Melbourne International Comedy Festival
  • Bright Autumn Festival

Queensland

  • Mt Isa Country Music Festival
  • Winton Waltzing Matilda Festival
  • Queensland Winter Racing Carnival (continues into June)

South Australia

  • Australian Festival for Young People, Adelaide (odd-numbered years)

Western Australia

  • Albany Festival

Northern Territory

  • Alice Springs Cup Carnival (horse racing)
  • Tennant Creek Rodeo
  • Pine Creek Rodeo and Races

Aussie Trivia Questions

  1. Wildlife: What colour are a Crocolile's eyes?
  2. Culture: What is the Australian National Salute?
  3. Cooking: Name ten famous Australian Chefs.
  4. Employment: What does a 'Drover' move from a farm to a port?
  5. Economy: Which makes Australia more foreign money: Tourism or Higher Education?
  6. Geography: Where is the Whitsundays located?
  7. Wildlife: Which Australian animals with legs can't walk backwards?
  8. Slang: What kind of a marathon effort is involved in a 'bangaroo'?
  9. Sport: How many points do you get for a goal or try in: Aussie Rules, Rugby League, Rugby Union and Soccer?
  10. Sport: Name 20 current or former members of the Australian cricket team.
  11. Crime: Name 7 infamous Australian criminals.
  12. Entertainment: Name 15 famous Australian movie actors.
  13. History: Which explorer named the Murray River in 1829?
  14. Crime: Name the age of consent and age of criminal responsibility in one Aussie state.
  15. Geography: Including Tasmania, is Australia taller or wider than itself?
  16. Culture: If an indigenous Australian is 'deadly' is that a good or a bad person?
  17. Politics: Who is the current deputy leader of the federal opposition?
  18. Culture: When was Mick 'Crocodile' Dundee born?
  19. Wildlife: Name more Australian animals than anyone else.
  20. Entertainment: Which Australian has the most internationally famous bottom?
  21. Cooking: When making damper: do you use plain flour or self raising?
  22. Tourism: Which Aussie city ranks highest on the livable city list?
  23. Wildlife: What is the fastest land based animal in the world?
  24. Culture: What is the Aboriginal name for Aires Rock?
  25. Economy: What natural resource is currently Australia's most profitable export?
  26. Taxation: What is the current corporate tax rate and the consumption tax rate?
  27. Geography: In 1862, explorer John McDouall Stuart crossed the continent from 'South to North' or from 'North to South'?
  28. Wildlife: Do people eat Scrub Turkey meat or Kangaroo meat or both?
  29. Law: Can same sex couples get married in Australia?
  30. Cooking: In the process of making 'billy tea'.. when do you swing it?
  31. Sport: Name 10 indigenous athleates of prominance in Australia.
  32. Cooking: What type of food is a 'snag'?
  33. Politics: Who is the Australian head of state?
  34. Music: Name five music festivals.
  35. Sport: How many overs are in a match of 20 - 20 Cricket?
  36. Slang: If someone tells you 'get off your bike.' What do they want you to do?
  37. Culture: In what Australian town is the 'Black Stump' located?
  38. Wildlife: Which is more dangerous - a salt water crocodile or a fresh water crocodile?
  39. Slang: Is a 'thong' footwear, underwear, or swimming attire?