How to declare and access pointer variable?

package main

import "fmt"

func main() {
   var actualVar string = "Australia"   /* variable declaration */
   var pointerVar *string      /* pointer variable declaration */

/* store address of actual variable in pointer variable*/	
   pointerVar = &actualVar  

   fmt.Printf("\nAddress of variable: %v", &actualVar  )
   fmt.Printf("\nAddress stored in pointer variable: %v", pointerVar )
   fmt.Printf("\nValue of Actual Variable: %s",actualVar )
   fmt.Printf("\nValue of Pointer variable: %s",*pointerVar )
C:\golang\codes>go run example.go

Address of variable: 0x114f40e0
Address stored in pointer variable: 0x114f40e0
Value of Actual Variable: Australia
Value of Pointer variable: Australia

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