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  • John Curtin leads Australia in Sid Meier's Civilization VI.

  • He was Australia's 14th prime minister and served during the Second World War, where he gained praise for helping unify the country's war effort.

  • He died in office just before the end of the Pacific War, but he paved the way for Australia to enter the post-war world.

  • Australia's unique ability isLand Down Under.”

  • Their cities get extra housing when built on Coastal tiles.

  • Campuses, Commercial Hubs, Holy Sites, and Theater Squares get additional yields when built in tiles with Charming or Breathtaking Appeal.

  • Australia's unique unit is the Digger.

  • This replaces the Infantry unit, and gets additional combat power on land tiles adjacent to water and when fighting outside their territory.

  • The Outback Station is Australia's unique tile improvement.

  • This tile improvement unlocks with the Guilds civic, and can be upgraded with Steam Power and Rapid Deployment.

  • It provides food and production, with bonus food for adjacent Pastures.

  • In addition, Pastures can trigger a Culture Bomb effect, grabbing adjacent tiles from other civs and City-States.

  • John Curtin's unique ability is calledCitadel of Civilization.”

  • Australia gets bonus production at the start of a Defensive War, and when it liberates a city.

  • Australia is a civ that can make great use of their coastal land.

  • The bonus yield from high appeal tiles can snowball over the course of a game.

  • The extra Housing from coastal starts means Australia can grow large without having to make extra investment into Housing.

  • This gives players the flexibility to choose any victory path.

  • Australia's increased production bonus when targeted for war gives it a strong defensive capability.

  • Just because Australia doesn't have a strong army when the war starts, doesn't mean they can't put one together in a hurry!

  • As John Curtin said, "The game isn't lost or won until the last bell goes."

  • How will you lead Australia in Sid Meier's Civilization VI?

John Curtin leads Australia in Sid Meier's Civilization VI.

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