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    Current Planets
    3-Sep-2015, 18:03 UT/GMT
    Sun10Virgo55'19"7n28
    Moon19Taurus42'23"13n51
    Mercury7Libra57'26"5s17
    Venus14Leo31'23"r9n27
    Mars16Leo32' 4"16n59
    Jupiter5Virgo3'13"10n29
    Saturn29Scorpio7'33"18s09
    Uranus19Aries54'31"r7n10
    Neptune8Pisces20' 2"r9s12
    Pluto13Capricorn5'19"r20s57
    TrueNode1Libra8' 8"0n27
    Chiron19Pisces36'22"r0n16
    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
3-Sep-2015, 18:03 UT/GMT
Sun10Virgo55'19"7n28
Moon19Taurus42'23"13n51
Mercury7Libra57'26"5s17
Venus14Leo31'23"r9n27
Mars16Leo32' 4"16n59
Jupiter5Virgo3'13"10n29
Saturn29Scorpio7'33"18s09
Uranus19Aries54'31"r7n10
Neptune8Pisces20' 2"r9s12
Pluto13Capricorn5'19"r20s57
TrueNode1Libra8' 8"0n27
Chiron19Pisces36'22"r0n16
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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