Rural Scenes of Australia
Over two-thirds of Australians live in major cities, one in five live in inner regional areas, one in ten in outer regional areas and around one in forty live in remote or very remote areas and 0.8% very remote). These figures represented, in 2009, 15.1 million people living in major cities, 4.3 million in inner regional areas, 2.1 million in outer regional areas, 324,000 in remote areas and 174,000 in very remote areas (Australian Bureau of Statistics [ABS],
© Barry Peat
Avenue of Jacaranda Trees. The Jacaranda tree grows to a height of 5 to 15 m. The flowers are up to 5 cm (2.0 in) long, and are grouped in 30 cm (12 in) panicles. They appear in spring and early summer, and last for up to two months. This photo was taken in mid winter,NSW.