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    Current Planets
    2-Jun-2015, 05:49 UT/GMT
    Sun11Gemini24'13"22n09
    Moon6Sagittarius3'43"17s05
    Mercury7Gemini33'53"r18n52
    Venus26Cancer40' 4"23n23
    Mars14Gemini45'58"23n04
    Jupiter16Leo47'59"16n38
    Saturn0Sagittarius53' 5"r18s12
    Uranus19Aries21'42"7n00
    Neptune9Pisces47'21"8s37
    Pluto15Capricorn3'27"r20s34
    TrueNode8Libra2'30"r3s11
    Chiron21Pisces19'57"0n45
    Explanations of the symbols
    Chart of the moment
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The national chart of Australia

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There are many charts for various stages in the development of Australia, beginning with Captain Cook's voyage in the 18th century. However, the birth of modern Australia, with its federal system, occurred in 1901, when both the Sun and Saturn were together in the tenacious, goal-orientated, earthy sign of Capricorn.

Although some people might imagine that Australia is represented entirely by Dame Edna and Crocodile Dundee, the tough, enduring, determined quality of this horoscope, enriched by far-ranging, innovative thinking and enormous creative power, suggests an altogether different and more potent entity. The emphasis in Australia's birth chart is in those spheres connected with philosophy and the deeper levels of existence, and this is reflected in the work of the great novelist Patrick White as well as a thriving, sophisticated astrological community and a film industry whose creative versatility often puts Hollywood to shame.

Pluto, moving over the four planets placed in Sagittarius in Australia's chart, is likely to expand and enrich the creative potential of the country, as well as bringing to the boil that ferociously independent spirit which seeks complete freedom from its British past. It is likely that over the next few years Australia will indeed make its own way in the world as a fully independent nation state.

Despite a deep love of material stability and of the land itself, reflected by the nation's Moon in Taurus, Pluto's powerful transits are likely to be reflected in some necessary upheaval and change in political and economic structures as well as in a deep re-evaluation of the relationship Australians have with their native Aboriginal population. The next few years are likely to be exciting, turbulent, productive times which release great creative potential and demand the expression of a new and more potent identity to the outside world.

Liz Greene, 1999

(Data used: 1 January 1901, 1.25 pm GST, Melbourne)

Current Planets
2-Jun-2015, 05:49 UT/GMT
Sun11Gemini24'13"22n09
Moon6Sagittarius3'43"17s05
Mercury7Gemini33'53"r18n52
Venus26Cancer40' 4"23n23
Mars14Gemini45'58"23n04
Jupiter16Leo47'59"16n38
Saturn0Sagittarius53' 5"r18s12
Uranus19Aries21'42"7n00
Neptune9Pisces47'21"8s37
Pluto15Capricorn3'27"r20s34
TrueNode8Libra2'30"r3s11
Chiron21Pisces19'57"0n45
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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