2018 in Australia

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The following lists events that happened during 2018 in Australia.

2018 in Australia
MonarchyElizabeth II
Governor-GeneralSir Peter Cosgrove
Prime ministerMalcolm Turnbull, then Scott Morrison
Australian of the YearMichelle Simmons
ElectionsTas, SA, Vic

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2018
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Australia

Decades:
See also:

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Premiers and Chief Ministers[edit]

Governors and Administrators[edit]

Events[edit]

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  • 15 December - Australia officially recognizes West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The move is seen as controversial and bizarre by some as only partially recognizing Jerusalem isn't likely to please either the Israelis or Palestinians entirely.[55][56]

Music, arts and literature[edit]

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Cornelia Frances

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July[edit]

August[edit]

Mirka Mora

September[edit]

October[edit]

Richard Gill at TEDx Sydney 2011

November[edit]

December[edit]

References[edit]

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  53. ^ "'No reprieve in sight': Reinforcements brought in to battle bushfires as extreme heatwave continues". ABC News. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 28 November 2018.
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