Although we are a multi-cultural country, English is the national and official language of Australia. At least 17% of people living in Australia come from a non-English speaking culture and speak a non-English language at home. Over 200 different languages are spoken in Australia including 45 indigenous languages.
See also Australian Slang
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* Excluding kids under 5 years
- Adult Migrant English Program (AMEP)
- Translating and Interpreting Service
- DIMIA translated web pages
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