Countries in Australia

Baysiders come from many different settings. A bayside is a place where a body of water - such as ocean, sea, river, or lake - is partly surrounded by land. is an online community of Baysiders with one thing in common: the unique lifestyle that comes from living on a bay. Select a country to learn more about its bays.

Australia has six states and two major mainland territories. The name "Australia" is derived from the Latin Australis, meaning "Southern" ... Legends of an "unknown land of the south" (terra australis incognita) date back to Roman times. 40,000 years before European settlement of the 18th century, the Australian mainland and Tasmania were inhabited by around 250 individual nations of indigenous Australians.




Australia offers something for every visitor. Whether your tastes run to riding a Harley into the sunset, soaring into the ether in a jet fighter, skydiving or just meeting a koala at eye-level in a t ... READ MORE

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