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  1. Which city in the north of Tasmania was named after a town in Cornwall?
  2. Captain James Stirling founded which city in 1829 as the administrative centre of the Swan River Colony? It was named after a British city.
  3. Who in 2021 decided to move back to Australia after 30 years living in London?
  4. In which decade did the last convict ship arrive in Australia?
  5. In 1770, James Cook sailed along and mapped the east coast of Australia, what did he name it?
  6. A major voice of the radical feminist movement, which Melbourne born writer has been based in the United Kingdom since 1964?

  7. What did Queen Elizabeth II formally do on the 20 October on her 1973 tour of Australia?
  8. Australia fought alongside Britain in which World War I military campaign that took place from 17 February 1915 to 9 January 1916?
  9. On 9 September 1839 the captain of HMS Beagle named which port in honour of an influential figure now buried in Westminster Abbey?
  10. Which former Australian prime minister was born in the seaside resort of Barry, in Wales?
  11. Which Australian city was named after Queen Victoria's first Prime Minister?
  12. Known for his deadpan humour, which Australian lived and worked in the UK from 1962 until his death in 2019?
  13. On 23 August 2021, Boris Johnson appointed which former sportsman the UK's Trade Envoy to Australia?
  14. Who spent their first few years in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, then moved in the late 1950s to Redcliffe in Queensland?
  15. In which Australian soap did Grace fly to London at the request of the War Office, to help with the recovery of her son John?
  16. What name was given to the Ashes cricket tour of Australia that threatened Anglo-Australian relations?
  17. In which year did the England rugby union team beat Australia in the final to win the Rugby World Cup?
  18. English actress Patricia Perry was best known for her role as Madge Allsop. Who did Madge spend many years accompanying?
  19. Born in Cambridge, England and moving to Australia at the age of five, who did the National Trust of Australia name as a National Living Treasure in 2012?
  20. The City of Adelaide was named after Adelaide, Queen Consort of which king?
  21. Which Australian actress and singer married billionaire British property developer Nick Candy in 2012?
  22. In mid-September 2021, Australia announced it would work with the UK and USA to acquire at least eight what?
  23. In late 2011, who did former cricketer Shane Warne announce he was engaged to?
  24. Which English actor lived in Australia in 1980 and 1981 to reprise his role of Mr. Humphries in the Australian version of a British comedy?
  25. Australian Prime Ministers Bob Hawke, Tony Abbott, and Malcolm Turnbull attended Oxford University due to which scholarship award?
  26. What was originally named Sting Ray Harbour by Captain Cook in his journals?
  27. Which district in Kensington, West London, was used as a UK hub by Australians so much so, that over time it gained the name "Kangaroo Valley"?


  1. Launceston
  2. Perth
  3. Kylie Minogue
  4. 1860s (9 January 1868)
  5. New South Wales
  6. Germaine Greer
  7. Formally open the Sydney Opera House
  8. Gallipoli
  9. Darwin (after English naturalist Charles Darwin)
  10. Julia Gillard
  11. Melbourne (Lamb was also 2nd Viscount Melbourne)
  12. Clive James
  13. Ian Botham
  14. The Bee Gees
  15. The Sullivans
  16. Bodyline (1932–33)
  17. 2003
  18. Dame Edna Everage's
  19. Olivia Newton-John
  20. King William IV
  21. Holly Valance
  22. Nuclear-propelled submarines
  23. Elizabeth Hurley
  24. John Inman (in the Australian version of 'Are You Being Served?@)
  25. Rhodes Scholarship
  26. Botany Bay
  27. Earl's Court

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