By Ian Lowe
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The final continent to be claimed by means of Europeans, Australia started to be settled through the British in 1788 within the kind of a prison for its convicts. whereas British tradition has had the biggest effect at the kingdom and its presence may be noticeable all over the place, the British weren't Australia's unique population. the 1st population of Australia, the Aborigines, are believed to have migrated from Southeast Asia into northern Australia as early as 60,000 years in the past.
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