Australia's warm climate and long coastline of sandy beaches and rolling waves provide ideal conditions for water sports such as swimming and surfing. Australians have a particular affinity for surf lifesaving, and surf lifesavers have a revered status in Australian culture. Swimming is a popular pastime for Australians.
Festivals have become ubiquitous in Australia, covering the arts, music, theater, such as the Falls Festival and Woodford Folk Festival, are able to bring international performers to Australian audiences and showcase Australian works.
Sheep, is a sign of Australia, and a lot of goods derivatives. In some pastures, visitors can also see sheep shearing.