Australia is big, everyone knows that, but laying out there in the middle of a couple of oceans, it’s hard to tell just how big it is. Drivable? Bikeable? Walkable? Yes, but only if you’re willing to trek as if you were going from Ukraine to Portugal.
According to this graphic from Matador, Australia can basically swallow all of Europe and still have room left for a few Baltic states. That domestic flight looks a little more reasonable now, doesn’t it?