Fast becoming the new Icon for an Australian Christmas is the penguin.
Cute little fellows they only live in the southern hemisphere they are an ideal bird to be used as an Australian symbol.
They live on our southern shores and further south to the Antarctic continent.
For more information go to
The Penguin Icon, Santa's Little Helpers in Australia
Christmas further South
If you really wish to see how Christmas is celebrated in the southern hemisphere then go to this web site
Christmas in Antarctica