Australia, an island continent and the world sixth largest country (7,682,300 sq. km) is
a unique and diverse country in terms of culture, population, climate etc. &
well-developed with six states and two territories. It is one of the wealthiest in the
world & offers a high standard of living which attracts people all over the world.
According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the current population of Australia is
estimated to be over 23, 000,000. The cultural and linguistic diversity of Australia's
resident population has been reshaped over many years by migration. As of 30 June 2011,
27% of the estimated Australian population was born overseas (approximately 6 million