If you think of Australia and New Zealand only in terms of Crocodile Dundee, Nicole Kidman, and Mad Max, think again.

In addition to its Hollywood exports, the economy Down Under is also surging. It had 0.9% growth in the fourth quarter, and an unemployment rate that is holding steady at about 5.3% despite the global economic crisis.

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