Hello from Australia!
November 2020

“Hello from Australia!” Friend, November 2020

Hello from Australia!

Friend Magazine, 2020/11 Nov

Illustrations by Katie McDee; Football photo by Getty Images

G’day, mate! We’re Margo and Paolo.

We’re traveling around the world to learn about children of God. Join us as we visit Australia!

Australia is one of the biggest countries in the world. It is the only country that is an entire continent.

Koalas and kangaroos are just two of many animals found only in Australia.

There are about 150,000 members of the Church in Australia.

The Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef in the world! It’s home to many kinds of ocean life.

The Sydney Opera House is one of the world’s most famous buildings. You can see it on this family’s walk!

The Sydney Australia Temple is one of five temples in Australia.

Australian rules football, or “footy,” is a sport played on a cricket field with a rugby ball. Players can dribble the ball like a basketball or kick it like a football to score.

Meet some of our friends from Australia!

Portrait of a young boy in a blue shirt wearing glasses.

I’ve been remembering the books in the Book of Mormon this year by learning to sing “The Books in the Book of Mormon.” I sing it every Sunday with my family.

George T., age 5, Tasmania, Australia

A young Polynesian or Hawaiian girl with long dark hair smiles. She has trees behind her.

My family and I prayed that everyone affected by the bush fires would be OK. I’m grateful for the power of prayer. I know my Heavenly Father hears and answers my prayers.

Amani T., age 10, Victoria, Australia

Are you from Australia? Write to us! We’d love to hear from you.

Thanks for exploring Australia with us. See you next time!