Digby Ioane stuns Wales with an early touchdown for the Wallabies.
Wallabies skipper Rocky Elsom was a happy man after his were able to "make amends" for last week's defeat to Scotland with a routine 33-12 win over Wales.
The Wallabies bounced back in style with tries from Digby Ioane, James Horwill, David Pocock and Tatafu Polota-Nau and 13 points from fly-half Matt Giteau.
"We wanted to make amends for the way we played last week - we had more in us than that but that's all we put on the park. It would have been a surprise if we hadn't come out hard today, I would have been very surprised by that," he said.
He added: "We'd like to think there's a lot more in us. We've learnt a few lessons on this tour and the key is to carry them forward so that we develop into a better side than we are now."
Australia coach Robbie Deans felt the previous matches on their Grand Slam tour has seen progress.
"They haven't been far away, sometimes you just need that element of luck or good management. You could see the belief kick in tonight, it was a good effort - particularly the way they denied Wales and they kept going until the end, it was a good step for us."
"We didn't play well (against Scotland), but tonight we were a little bit more direct and we got what we deserved."
Wales coach Warren Gatland conceded that the better team won on the day.
"I think they dominated us in most facets of the game," he said. "I was disappointed, we seemed to be quite flat. Once they were in control they were quite happy to play territory and they dominated the air quite well."
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Wales winger Luke Morgan has established himself as one of the deadliest finishers on the Sevens World Series. WRU TV's Graeme Gillespie catches up with him on the eve of this weekend's round in Glasgow.
All roads lead to Cardiff on Sunday for the SSE SWALEC Finals Day at the Millennium Stadium. Cambrian Welfare tackle Ystradgynlais in the Bowl final, Ystrad Rhondda play Newcastle Emlyn in the Plate final while defending champions Pontypridd face Bridgend in the Cup final.
WRU Chief Executive Roger Lewis, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism Ken Skates and WRU Chairman Gareth Davies earlier this week launched a new competition in conjunction with the WRU unveiling its archive room.
Welsh players and management joined Deputy Minister for Sport Ken Skates at the Pierhead Building, Cardiff Bay earlier this week to reveal the Union's pioneering school-club hub initiative has been so successful the project will now almost double the scale of the original project.
The Scarlets, Newport Gwent Dragons, Cardiff Blues and the Ospreys look ahead to Judgement Day III which sees the Blues take on the Ospreys (2.30) and the Dragons tackle the Scarlets (4.45pm) at the Millennium Stadium tomorrow afternoon.
Ystradgynlais and Ynysddu played out a titanic struggle at Taffs Well in the SSE SWALEC Bowl semi-final. At the end of the game neither team could be separated after a 15-15 stalemate but Ystradgynlais go through on try count.
Blues strike first in JD III battle - Newport Gwent Dragons lock Andrew Coombs, WRU referee Dylan Llyr Jones and Cardiff Blues hooker Matthew Rees decide dressing room allocations for Judgement Day III
Wales Under 18 captain Calum Haggett has received a conditional offer to read Biomedical Science at St Anne's College, Oxford. WRU chairman Gareth Davies went to meet Calum and Coleg y Cymoedd Principal Judith Evans to wish him luck in his exams and pass on some of his personal experience.