The smallest continent and largest island of thw world, Australia, is often referred to as the Island Continent. Surrounded by Indian and Pacific oceans, its climate is majorly influenced by ocean currents.
The land of kangaroos as people all over the World refer to it;is ranked as the best country to live in. Its capital, Canberra along with other major cities like Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Adelaide are among the best cities in the world to live in. These studies are based on the crime levels of location, threat of conflict, quality of medical care, levels of censorship, temperature, schools and transport links.
It also ranks high in many global comparisons of national performance, such as quality of life, health, education, economic freedom, and the protection of civil liberties and political rights.