The sport origins can be traced to football matches played in Melbourne,Victoria in 1858, inspired by English public school football games.
Australian football has the highest spectator attendance and television viewership of all sports in Australia, while the Australian Football League (AFL), the sport's only fully professional competition, is the nation's wealthiest sporting body.
Catherine Astrid Salome "Cathy" Freeman, OAM (born 16 February 1973) is an Australian former sprinter, who specialised in the 400 mètres event. She would occasionally compete in other track events, but 400m was her main event.
Freeman was the first Australian Indigenous person to become a Commonwealth Games gold mettallist at age 16 in 1990. 1994 was her breakthrough season. At the 1994 commewealht Games in Canada, Freeman won gold in both the 200m and 400 m.
Cathy Freeman began athletics at the age of 2.
The emu is the second-largest living bird by heigh.
The emu's range covers most of mainland Australia
It can be seen in path d'Australia.
Emus are soft-feathered, brown,flightless bird with long necks and legs, and can reach up to 1.9 metres (6.2 ft) in height.
Emus are dirnual birds and spend their day foraging, preening their plumage with their beak, dust bathing and resting. They are generally gregarious birds apart from the breeding season, and while some forage, others remain vigilant to their mutual benefit.
On very hot days, emus pant to maintien their body temperature, their lungs work as evaporative coolers and, unlike some other species, the resulting low levels of carbon dioxide in the blood do not appear to cause alkalosis.
Melbourne is the second capital after Sydney .
Melbourne is an important industrial, cultural shopping centre,
It has been ranked first city of the world in 1998, 2000, 2008, 2010, 2020.Founded by free settlers from the British
crown colony on 30 August 1835.
Melbourne rates highly in education, entertainment, health care, research and development, tourism and sport
It was officially declared a city by Queen Victoria , to whom Lord Melbourne was close in 1847
The Port of Melbourne is Australia's busiest seaport for containerised and general cargo.
The main passenger airport serving the metropolis and the state is Melbourne Airport(also called Tullamarine Airport),
the second busiest in Australia
During the Victorian gold rush of the 1850s, it was transformed into one of the world's largest and wealthiest cities