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    Current Planets
    28-Apr-2015, 14:38 UT/GMT
    Sun7Taurus59'48"14n10
    Moon6Virgo39'13"6n24
    Mercury26Taurus15'47"21n26
    Venus19Gemini32'40"25n17
    Mars20Taurus22'46"18n01
    Jupiter13Leo12' 1"17n44
    Saturn3Sagittarius22' 6"r18s41
    Uranus17Aries41'39"6n22
    Neptune9Pisces17' 1"8s47
    Pluto15Capricorn30'48"r20s29
    TrueNode9Libra45'53"3s52
    Chiron20Pisces10'24"0n13
    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
28-Apr-2015, 14:38 UT/GMT
Sun7Taurus59'48"14n10
Moon6Virgo39'13"6n24
Mercury26Taurus15'47"21n26
Venus19Gemini32'40"25n17
Mars20Taurus22'46"18n01
Jupiter13Leo12' 1"17n44
Saturn3Sagittarius22' 6"r18s41
Uranus17Aries41'39"6n22
Neptune9Pisces17' 1"8s47
Pluto15Capricorn30'48"r20s29
TrueNode9Libra45'53"3s52
Chiron20Pisces10'24"0n13
Explanations of the symbols
Chart of the moment
Astrologer watching the sky through a telescope, by Eugene Ivanov
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