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Australia names 'Best Jobs in the World' winners

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Australia on Friday selected a Californian as "Chief Funster" and an Irish Internet entrepreneur as "Outback Adventurer" in its "Best Jobs in the World" competition, a campaign that attracted 330,000 applicants from 196 nations. 

Andrew Smith from the US, the winner of the "Chief Funster" job in Tourism Australia's "Best Jobs in the World" competition, poses on the steps of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, in Sydney, on June 21, 2013.

"Blimey," gasped Englishman Rich Keam as he was named "Taste Master", a job that will see him spend six months in Western Australia touring the huge state's best restaurants, wineries, breweries and pubs.

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