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Orthographic projection of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Astronism in Australia refers to the presence of the Astronist philosophy and religion in the Commonwealth of Australia. The operations of the Astronist Institution in this country are under jurisdiction of the Astronist Superiate of Australia, a national subsidiary of the worldwide Astronist Institution.

The Astronist Superiate of Australia oversees the construction and maintenance of observatories and planetariums throughout its jurisdiction. Australia is split into eleven districts, including both state and external territories, and is set to hold two Grand Observatories in the capital city of Canberra and the largest city of Sydney.

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Astronism by country

Astronism by continent
Astronism by subregion
Astronism by country

A-D
Afghanistan · Albania · Algeria · Andorra · Angola · Antigua and Barbuda · Argentina · Armenia · Australia · Austria · Azerbaijan · The Bahamas · Bahrain · Bangladesh · Barbados · Belarus · Belgium · Belize · Benin · Bhutan · Bolivia · Bosnia and Herzegovina · Botswana · Brazil · Brunei · Bulgaria · Burkina Faso · Burundi · Cape Verde · Cambodia · Cameroon · Canada · Central African Republic · Chad · Chile · China · Colombia · Comoros · Congo, Democratic Republic of the · Congo, Republic of the · Costa Rica · Côte d'Ivoire · Croatia · Cuba · Cyprus · Czech Republic

E-H
Denmark · Djibouti · Dominica · Dominican Republic · East Timor · Ecuador · Egypt · El Salvador · Equatorial Guinea · Eritrea · Estonia · Ethiopia · Fiji · Finland · France · Gabon · The Gambia · Georgia · Germany · Ghana · Greece · Grenada · Guatemala · Guinea · Guinea-Bissau · Guyana · Haiti · Honduras · Hungary

I-L
Iceland · India · Indonesia · Iran · Iraq · Ireland · Israel · Italy · Jamaica · Japan · Jordan · Kazakhstan · Kenya · Kiribati · Korea, North · Korea, South · Kosovo · Kuwait · Kyrgyzstan · Laos · Latvia · Lebanon · Lesotho · Liberia · Libya · Liechtenstein · Lithuania · Luxembourg

M-P
Macedonia · Madagascar · Malawi · Malaysia · Maldives · Mali · Malta · Marshall Islands · Mauritania · Mauritius · Mexico · Micronesia · Moldova · Monaco · Mongolia · Montenegro · Morocco · Mozambique · Myanmar · Namibia · Nauru · Nepal · Netherlands · New Zealand · Nicaragua · Niger · Nigeria · Norway · Oman · Pakistan · Palau · Panama · Papua New Guinea · Paraguay · Peru · Philippines · Poland · Portugal

Q-T
Qatar · Romania · Russia · Rwanda · Saint Kitts and Nevis · Saint Lucia · Saint Vincent and the Grenadines · Samoa · San Marino · São Tomé and Príncipe · Saudi Arabia · Senegal · Serbia · Seychelles · Sierra Leone · Singapore · Slovakia · Slovenia · Solomon Islands · Somalia · South Africa · Spain · Sri Lanka · Sudan · South Sudan · Suriname · Swaziland · Sweden · Switzerland · Syria · Taiwan · Tajikistan · Tanzania · Thailand · Togo · Tonga · Trinidad and Tobago · Tunisia · Turkey · Turkmenistan · Tuvalu

U-Z
Uganda · Ukraine · United Arab Emirates · United Kingdom · United States · Uruguay · Uzbekistan · Vanuatu · Vatican City · Venezuela · Vietnam · Yemen · Zambia · Zimbabwe

Astronism by dependent territories
Astronism by archipelagos
Related fields
Philosophical demography · Astronic federation

Related articles
Astronist terminology
Comparative Astronism
Cultural elements

Other terms

Several terms are used to refer to the presence of Astronism in Australia including:

  • Astro-Australian philosophy
  • Australo-Astronism
  • Astro-Australian religion
  • Astro-Australian spirituality
  • Australian Astronism
  • Australian astronomical religion
  • Australian Cosmism
  • Australian astroncy

History of Astronism in Australia

Astronism is not presently recognised by the government of Australia as an official religion and neither are only Astronist organisations recognised as charities. However, due to the majority of Digital Astronism existing in English, the accessibility of Australians to Astronist content is much higher than in non-English speaking countries.

For this reason, the Astronist Institution has estimated that Astronists count for 45,000 people (2019) in Australia although official statistics are not presently available due to the unrecognised status of Astronism in the country. Freedom of religion in Australia is good, hence Astronists are free to practice their faith without fear of violence or societal ostracism.

Astronist demographics in Australia

Year Number of Astronists
2019 45,000
2020 47,325

See also

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