Australia is the world's sixth-largest country by total area, and one of the leading economies in the Western world. It also has a rich history, streching back hundreds of years of European settlement and thousands of years before that of indigenous settlements.
Like many other western countries, Australia saw remarkable changes during the 20th and 21st centuries, and nowhere is it more evident than in this fascinating photos, displaying a life in Australia in the early to late 20th century. What was life in Australia a century ago? Here are some answers to that question...