June 30, 2022

As one of the least densely populated countries in the world, there is certainly plenty of room for the kids to run around!

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In the community

Practical information, whether you live here, work here or are visiting the area.

Councils and government

Events calendar

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Getting around
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Icons and legends

Be amazed and inspired by these local icons and legends.

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Localities, meanings and more

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Parks and playgrounds

Outdoor inspiration


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Cooler climates

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Animal encounters

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Unique experiences

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Beaches and water

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At a glance

People, families and kids


 See our note about families and children
Total population: 25,560,832
Population (0-4 years): 1,464,779
Population (5-9 years): 1,502,646
Population (10-14 years) 1,397,183
Population (15-19 years): 1,421,595
Source ABS

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Acknowledgement of Country

In the spirit of reconciliation Children's Guide acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, waters and community. We pay our respect to Elders past and present and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.