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Despite the hectic schedules and fast-paced lifestyles of Australians, it is still important to participate in a little recreation every now and then to recharge. Recreation is an activity of leisure that is enjoyed by individuals to refresh the body. It is always considered as fun and free from prior commitments. The list of recreational activities and entertainment in Australia is endless, one only needs the time.

Australia is known for its popular tourist destinations and the number of visitors has increased greatly. Backpackers are mostly young tourists from Europe or the USA who spend considerably more time in the country for exploration. Tourism marketing is the responsibility of Tourism Australia within the country as well as internationally.

Sport in Australia is very popular. The vast bulk of people above the age of 15 are engaged in some sort of organized sport, most especially in water sports and team sports. Sports can be played with friends or relatives in open areas such as parks, fields, gymnasiums, beaches, and other locations. The Australian Sports Commission is responsible for providing and distributing funds for sports as well as providing guidelines and guidance for any sporting activity within the country. Each state and territory also has its own institutes and institutions of sport.

Films are one of many recreational activities in Australia. Many Australian films are being produced and the Australian Government has expressed its continued support for the film industry through funding initiatives. There are cinemas in a majority of Australian cities while there are some open-air-cinemas that provide entertainment outside the walls of a traditional theatre. While there are a lot Australian stars that have gained prominence in international films, there are still some well-known actors and actresses that continue their work in the country for the publics entertainment.

Parks are open spaces that are great areas for picnics and sporting activities. Australian cities have an abundance of great and beautiful parks where everyone can enjoy free time. Parks are maintained by state governments or local governments where they are located.

Theme Parks are also another form of recreation and entertainment. These are a group of rides or attractions that are put together for the main purpose of having fun. Sea World, Movie World, Wet n Wild Water World, and Dreamworld are all located in Queensland. Luna Park is a fun park with rides and stage performances in Sydney. Sovereign Hill is a topnotch historical park in Victoria while Adventure World is located in Western Australia.

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