Australia is the smallest continent which comprises the country Australia, Island of Tasmania and small Islands in the Pacific and Indian oceans. In the 19th century, the self governing colonies in Australia combined together to form the Common wealth of Australia which is a constitutional democracy. Australia is a developed nation with superior quality of life. The economy is also very strong. It has six states and two major territories which have their own legislature and parliament. The climate is highly variable and most varieties of animals are found here. The Great Barrier Reef and Mount Augustus are important structures situated in Australia.