Australia: Get Wild (Koala) - This whimsical print features a loveable Koala bear hanging on to a Kangaroo Crossing sign to get a good view of an Emu (not shown in the design.) This print is ideal for any room with a sense of Down Under adventure! It is also perfect for decorating any kid’s room or nursery!
How to go on the land in New South Wales 1909. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://library.sl.nsw.gov.au/search~S2/?searchtype=t&searcharg=how+to+go+on+the+land&searchscope=2&sortdropdown=-&SORT=D&extended=0&searchlimits=&searchorigarg=tparkes+new+south+wales From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au
Just after federation, Australia passes "White Australia Policy" to restrict all non-European immigration, which influenced policies for another 70 years. So much for the language of unity in the earlier Federation meetings!
Man's town: Sydney in the 1880s was a town of pubs, oyster saloons and chophouses, with not much on offer for women. This changed with the opening of the refined tearooms owned by eccentric Chinese immigrant Quong Tart, which allowed women of all classes like these suffragettes in 1892 to meet and congregate