species is the floral emblem of NSW. It is an erect medium shrub
with leathery serrated leaves and large crimson-scarlet flowers.
It is found most commonly in eastern NSW. Hand-crafted in lead-free
species is Australia's floral emblem. It is a small tree or shrub,
seldom exceeding eight metres in height with shiny narrow leaves
and fluffy yellow flower balls. It is found most commonly in
Australia's south-eastern states.
large white cockatoo has an extremely raucus screech. The yellow
of its forward-curving crest is echoed with a paler washed yellow
beneath its wings and tail, and in flight its stiff broad, rounded
wings produce a distinctive uneven wingbeat.
fresh water rivers in Tasmania and eastern states of mainland
Australia, this shy monotreme is nocturnal. It has dense fur,
a broad bill and tail, and webbed feet. Hand-crafted in lead-free
numbers of Loggerhead Turtles inhabit the waters of Australia's
Great Barrier Reef. Their eggs are laid well up on the beach
and covered with sand. Newly hatched young are left to fend for
themselves. Hand-crafted in lead-free pewter.
five races of this delightful little bird may be found throughout
mainland Australia. The different races of this bird vary in
their colouring to some degree but all have very long tails which
are blue with white tips. Its habitat is varied, from rocky escarpments
to heathlands and open forests.