These dogs were first brought to England by diplomatic workers in the first half of the 20th century, and the Australian Terrier received official recognition from the British Kennel Club in 1933.
In 1960, the Australian Terrier became the 114th breed recognized by the American Kennel Club, and, in 21 years (since 1939), the first new breed of terriers. The Australian Terrier Club of America was founded in 1957 and became a member of the AKC in 1977.
The ears are erect, the muzzle has a "beard", the limbs are short but proportional, the tail is short. The color can be sand, red and blue, and tan.