New resources page – Englishes in Australia

We’re gradually adding to our resource pages, with collections of links, information and classroom materials on all sorts of language and linguistics topics. The focus in on the Australian context, but also on Australia’s place in the language diversity that can be found around the world. The resource page Englishes in Australia has just been added – have a look around to find out more about the history, accents, vocabulary and grammar of English varieties in Australia, and keep an eye out for more updates!

This image made by Tony Hudson based on data from the Australian 2011 Census of Population and Housing compiled by the Australian Bureau of Statistics. Made available under a CC BY-SA 3.0 AU license.

People who speak English at home as a fraction of total persons, in Australia, according to the 2011 census results. (source)