australian australian  /ɔ ˈstreɪl jən/


  1. (n) a native or inhabitant of Australia
  2. (n) the Austronesian languages spoken by Australian aborigines
  3. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of Australia or its inhabitants or its languages



  1. Australian Dollar Bottom in Place - Looking to Buy

    Australian Dollar Bottom in Place - Looking to Buy
    on June 13, 2013     Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Australian abruptly ends Cuba-Fla. swim attempt

    HAVANA (AP) — Australian endurance swimmer Chloe McCardel ended her attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida after 11 hours in the water when she was stung by a jellyfish Wednesday night.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Australian Employers Unexpectedly Add Staff in May; Aussie Gains

    Australian employers unexpectedly boosted payrolls in May as the job market weathers a weaker domestic outlook. The local currency climbed.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg


  1. "This is a tragic day for Australia and for the Australian defense force," Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said in a statement to Parliament. "We know our mission in Afghanistan is hard, but this mission is critical for our common security."
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Kevin Rudd Source: The Associated Press

  2. Gillard said the "breakthrough agreement" would "deliver a better return for the Australian people for the resources they own and which can only be dug up once".
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Julia Gillard Source: Mmegi Online

  3. "That's not the way the law works," Federal Transport Minister Anthony Albanese told reporters on the weekend. "The Australian taxpayer at the end of the day makes a contribution. But we have to put this in context. If there was an Australian...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Anthony Albanese Source: Los Angeles Times

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