Places to Visit in Australia

Places to Visit in Australia

The versatile and generously sized landscape of Australia is ideal for an adventurous holiday ‘Down Under’. Most tourists will arrive at Sydney or Melbourne airport after a flight of at least twenty hours and then get used to the time zone for a few days. Whether you travel through Australia with a camper, an SUV […]

Landmarks of New Zealand

Landmarks of New Zealand

New Zealand is named after the Dutch province of Zeeland. The country is called Aotearoa in Maori. The country was discovered at the end of 1642 by the Dutch explorer Abel Tasman, who then thought he was dealing with the south of South America. New Zealand is one of the most isolated countries in the […]

Tuvalu Economy

Tuvalu Economy

Public finances, state budget – income, expenditure, balance for the last 5 years The public sector represents 70% of GDP. The main incomes are fishing license fees (almost half of the income), income from national domain fees “tv” (13.7% of income), then income from issuing stamps and coins and development grants. This made it possible […]

Papua New Guinea Economy

Papua New Guinea Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data The dramatic drop in GDP growth in 2020 caused by the pandemic was replaced by moderate growth of 1.8% in 2021. This year, the Asian Development Bank also predicts a slight increase in exports. Apart from the mining industry, growth […]

New Zealand Economy

New Zealand Economy

Banking system (major banks and insurance companies) The banking system is controlled by the central bank (The Reserve Bank of NZ). The banking system is legally regulated by The Reserve Bank of New Zealand Act 1989 and The Banking Act 1982 and some other laws. After the deregulation of the banking system, New Zealand has […]

Kiribati Economy

Kiribati Economy

Basic macroeconomic indicators for the last 5 years (nominal GDP/cap., development of GDP volume, inflation rate, unemployment rate). Expected development in the territory with an emphasis on the economic sphere. GDP growth (in %) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 p 5.8 3.8 3.5 1.8 2.5 2.3 Source: Asian Development Bank Inflation (in %) 2013 […]

Australia Economy

Australia Economy

Subchapters: Basic data Public finances and the state budget Banking system Tax system Basic data The Australian economy is dominated by the service sector (65% of total GDP), mining (13.5% of GDP) and agriculture (2% of GDP). In 2020, Australia went into recession for the first time since 1991, however, thanks to the country’s successful […]

Tonga Visa

Tonga Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Tonga Russian tourists arriving in the country for a period of not more than 31 days do not need to apply for a visa in advance. It is placed free of charge at the airport upon arrival. You must have a passport with you, valid for at least 6 […]

Papua New Guinea Visa

Papua New Guinea Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Papua New Guinea A tourist visa is required to enter Papua New Guinea. There is no Embassy of Papua New Guinea in Russia. Assistance to Russian tourists in transferring documents to the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade of Papua New Guinea is provided by the Australian Embassy in […]

New Zealand Visa

New Zealand Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in New Zealand Russian citizens wishing to visit New Zealand require a visa. To obtain it, you must submit to the embassy (or consular department) the following documents: – Passport, which expires no earlier than 3 months after the date of application. – a completed application form in English with […]

Fiji Visa

Fiji Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

VISAS, ENTRY RULES, CUSTOMS REGULATIONS in Fiji Citizens of Russia do not need to apply for a visa to travel to Fiji. It will be stamped at the international airport upon arrival. To do this, you must have a passport valid for at least 6 months from the end of the planned trip, a return […]

Australia Visa

Australia Visa, Embassy, Holidays and Shopping

Embassy in Australia Australia, Embassy in Moscow Australian Embassy in the Russian Federation: Moscow, Podkolokolny per., 10a/2 Tel.: +7 (495) 956-60-70 Fax: +7 (495) 956-61-62 Reception of citizens in the Department Visas and Immigration is carried out by appointment. Appointments can be made by phone or by email. Phone call hours: 9:00 am to 12:30 […]

History in Papua New Guinea

History in Papua New Guinea

According to topschoolsintheusa, the territory of modern New Guinea became inhabited 60 thousand years ago. The inhabitants of these places were mainly engaged in agriculture. In the 16th century, Portuguese and Spanish merchants landed on the shores of New Guinea. It was the Spaniards who called the largest island of the Pacific Ocean New Guinea, […]

History in Tonga

History in Tonga

People appeared on the Tonga archipelago as early as the 13th century BC, so these islands are considered one of the oldest centers of Polynesian culture. In the 10th century AD. Tongans began to unite in tribes, headed by leaders. The first dynasty of leaders was called Tui Tonga. In the 15th and 16th centuries, […]

History in Palau

History in Palau

According to topschoolsintheusa, the first inhabitants appeared on the Palau Islands about 4 thousand years ago, they were immigrants from the eastern part of Indonesia. A tribal system prevailed here, where the main role was assigned to the leaders, with elements of matriarchy, when money and property were inherited through the female line. The Spaniards […]

History in Fiji

History in Fiji

The first inhabitants appeared on the Fiji archipelago in 1500 BC. e. They were Austronesians. They were engaged in fishing, farming, cattle breeding and set sail to the neighboring islands. Around the 10th century AD. Polynesians began to appear on the islands (residents of the neighboring islands of Tonga and Samoa). The first Europeans, led […]

Marshall Islands Resorts

Marshall Islands Resorts and Attractions

The Marshall Islands is a Pacific state in Micronesia, associated (a form of confederation of unequal states united on a bilateral basis, in which a smaller state, while formally maintaining sovereignty and independence, entrusts a significant part of its power to a larger state) with the United States. According to smb, the capital is Majuro. […]

New Zealand Resorts

New Zealand Resorts and Attractions

New Zealand (Long white cloud) is a state in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. The islands were discovered in 1642. The main territory of the country is made up of two islands, South and North. According to smb, the capital is Wellington. Dutch cartographers named the islands Nova Zeelandia after one of the provinces of the […]

Micronesia Resorts

Micronesia Resorts and Attractions

Micronesia is part of Oceania. Includes the Marianas, Carolines, Marshalls, Gilberts and Nauru. According to smb, Micronesia is currently divided into several states. The Federated States of Micronesia are island-states: Kosrae, Pohnpei, the Yap and Chuuk island groups. The capital is Palikir. The official language is English. Currency – US dollar. Religion – Christianity. The […]

Education of New Zealand

Economy and Education of New Zealand

Economy of New Zealand New Zealand is one of the most economically developed countries. GDP per capita approx. 20 thousand US dollars (according to the purchasing power parity of the currency, 2002). GDP growth rates are low (1-3% per year), but quite stable. Most of the population is employed in the service sector: 27% – […]

Visa to Australia

Visa to Australia

For the period of quarantine, entry to Australia for citizens of Ukraine is open. According to a2zgov, the Australian Embassy operates as usual for the acceptance and issuance of documents. To enter the territory of Australia, citizens of Ukraine need to apply for a visa to Australia. Obtaining a visa to Australia is not an […]

Cocos Islands History

Cocos Islands History and Economy

The Cocos (Keeling) Islands Territory, also called the Cocos Islands and the Keeling Islands, is a territory of Australia. There are two atolls and twenty-seven coral islands in the group. The islands are located in the Indian Ocean, about halfway between Australia and Sri Lanka. Cook Islands comprehensive information can be found on simplyyellowpages. History Captain William Keeling was the first European to […]

Australia democracy and rights

Australia – The Penepian

The Kimberley (or Tasman Land) forms the northwestern part of the Great Australian Penepian. It differs from most of this mainly in having an annual precipitation above 500 mm; it consists of different soils eroded to varying degrees. The highest point is Mount Hann (853 m.). Due to the considerable rainfall, the penepiano, already almost […]

Australia Exploration

Australia Exploration

The appearance of the new lands, discovered here and there at times, was everywhere desolate and inhospitable; more than one of the navigators had been massacred by the natives during the first descents on the coasts. However, the government of the Dutch colonies, in order to more fully explore the Ocean in S., and to […]

Australia Ethnology

Australia Ethnology

No continent, like Australia, was inhabited entirely, until the century. XIX forwarded by primitive peoples. Such a recent occupation of the hunting territories of Australia’s indigenous peoples allowed a careful study of their customs before their culture was suffocated by that of the colonizers. But, due to the particular configuration of the continent, the primitive […]

Australia Finance

Australia Finance

The Commonwealth and individual states have separate budgets; However, all the revenues deriving from customs and the postal service are due only to the Commonwealth budget and correspondingly all the expenses connected with the aforementioned revenues and all those relating to national defense. The financial statements of the Commonwealth and of the individual states include […]

Australia After 1937

Australia After 1937

Following the elections of 1937, which confirmed the votes of 1931 and 1934, the Lyons government was able to reconstitute itself on the basis of the United Australia Party and Country Party coalition. During 1938, Japan’s war against China provoked a more intransigent reaction in the country than the government was then willing to demonstrate: the dock workers decided […]