The ultimate resource for every reference library, the Complete Fact Finder on Australia and the World 2005 features over a million facts, figures and statistics, presented in an accessible and fascinating volume. Perfect for students, families, trivia nuts and writers alike, the Complete Fact Finder on Australia and the World 2005 is the perfect desk-side companion, crossword helper or present for the person who thinks they know everything! Chapters and highlights for this year include:The Year in Review (including a new Who's Who section on the people who shaped 2004); The Nation (Who are Australians and how do we live?); States & Territories (Did you know that a litre of milk costs more in WA than all other states?); Politics (Including a look at way Australia voted, and the new Howard ministry); Nations of the World; History; The Economy & Business; Media & Communications (This year looks at the free trade agreement and how it will affect Australians); Science & Technology; Plants & Animals; Health & Education; Food & Wine; Travel & Tourism; Arts & Entertainment (Covers everything from Pulitzer Prize winners and Oscar legends to Fashion festivals and Architecture prizes); Dates, Holidays & Festivals.