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  • Australian Capital Territory (ACT) - Located near Sydney in the eastern state of NSW, is the capital territory of Australia. The Capital City is Canberra.
  • New South Wales (NSW) - The eastern state of NSW is the state with the largest population in Australia. The Capital city of New South Wales is Sydney.
  • Northern Territory (NT) - Located in the central north of Australia is the federal territory of the Northern Territory. The capital city of NT is Darwin.
  • Queensland (QLD) - QLD is a state located in the north east of Australia. The capital city of Queensland is Brisbane.
  • South Australia (SA) - The state of South Australia is located in the central south of Australia. The capital city of SA is Adelaide.
  • Tasmania (TAS) - Tasmania is an Australian state located below Victoria, about 200 kilometers or 125 miles from the mainland of Australia. The capital city of Tasmania is Hobart.
  • Victoria (VIC) - State located in the south east of Australia. The capital city of Victoria is Melbourne.
  • Western Australia (WA) - The state of Western Australia covers the whole of the west of Australia, with the largest land area of all the states and territories. The capital city of WA is Perth.
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The six states of Australia include New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria and Western Australia.

The three mainland territories of Australia include the Australian Capital Territory, Jervis Bay Territory and the Northern Territory.

Seven external territories of Australia include Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Australian Antarctic Territory, Norfolk Island, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Coral Sea Islands Territory, and the Heard and McDonald Islands.

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