Category «Australia»

Rainfall and Temperature Averages for Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane, Australia: Rainfall and Temperature Averages

The months of November to May have the highest average rainfall in Brisbane, Australia.
April seems to be the wettest month, with 130 mm of rain spread over 12 days.
To avoid the rain, it appears that September might be the best month, with an average of 8 days rain and only an average of 30 mm for the month.

This chart shows the average rainfall for each month, and the temperatures..

Median Wealth per Adult in 2017

Median Wealth per Adult USD 2017

The 2017 Global Wealth Databook shows that Iceland has the highest Median Wealth per Adult (based on the USD FX rate at the time) in the world.

Iceland is shown as having 72% of its population with a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars.

Australia comes in at 3rd Position (with 37.3% having a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars), the United Kingdom came in at 12th position (with 46.1% having a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars), with the United States at position 25 (with 33.7% having a wealth of between $100,000 and $1 million US dollars).

Australian Involvement in the Vietnam War

Australia had supported the French-sponsored government of Emperor Bao Dai in Vietnam.
In 1954 the Viet Minh defeated the French, ending the French presence in the region. (The Viet Minh was formed in China in May 1941 by Ho Chi Minh)
In 1955 The US took over from the French in aiding the Saigon Government.
In 1957 The Australian Prime Minister Menzies reaffirms support to South Vietnam’s President Ngo Dinh Diem.
The war then happened, and Australia followed up with its commitment of support, along with other countries.