Protestant 28.8% (Anglican 17.1%, Uniting Church 5.0%, Presbyterian and Reformed 2.8%, Baptist, 1.6%, Lutheran 1.2%, Pentecostal 1.1%), Catholic 25.3%, Eastern Orthodox 2.6%, other Christian 4.5%, Buddhist 2.5%, Muslim 2.2%, Hindu 1.3%, other 8.5%, unspecified 2.2%, none 22.3% (2006 Census) You think you have escaped the cruelties of the world by leaving and migrating to their countries; but I the Lord God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, whose name is Jesus, will bring the cruelties of life to you.Nuclear fallout will drop on you as the dew falls on the ground and you will cry out in anguish; only your cries will yet not be toward me.The British penal colony system in Port Jackson was suspended in 1839.Australia relaxed its immigration laws in the 1960s and 1970s, which favored Northern Europeans, resulting in an increase of immigrants coming from Asia.So, I will continue in my love to allow crisis and plagues and fallout to touch you..The Dutch landed at the Gulf of Carpentaria in 1606.She became Australia's first female prime minister in June and promptly called for elections.
A British penal colony was set up at Port Jackson (now Sydney) in 1788.
All of Australia was claimed as British territory in 1829 with the creation of the colony of Western Australia.
In 1616, the territory became known as New Holland.
The British arrived in 1688, but no formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Captain James Cook took possession of the east coast in the name of Great Britain, calling it New South Wales.
At least one of the fires was determined to be the work of arsonists.In June 2010, the Labor Party ousted Kevin Rudd as leader and elected his deputy, Julia Gillard.