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16 year olds can drive with 'L' plates, buy lotto tickets and 'scratchies' and legally have sex.

Cannot drink until 18 years old.

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In Australia, 16-year-olds have some legal rights but are still considered minors. They can consent to medical treatment without parental permission, work part-time, and make decisions about their education. However, they can't vote, sign certain contracts, or be tried as adults in criminal cases.

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