Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie were Australia’s first women Olympians, winning gold and silver in the 100 metres freestyle, Stockholm, 1912
I think every woman who is against feminism shouldn't vote. Because it is thanks to feminism women can vote today. At the time the photo was taken, feminists were called suffragettes.
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1928 Australian Sixpence - Australia's currency was based on the British system of Pounds, Shillings & Pence until Feb 1963 when the change to decimal currency and Dollars & Cents were introduced.
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A New Beginning for Australian Motor Industry. Prime minister Ben Chifley at the launch of the first Holden car at the Fishermens Bend plant in Australia, 1948 (National Archives of Australia: v
PASSIONS run deep when it comes to Australian history. What we lack in revolutions, bloodshed and despots, we make up for in debate about the teaching of Australian history in schools.
Modern polymer banknotes were first developed by the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA), CSIRO and The University of Melbourne. They were first issued as currency in 1988 to coincide with Australia's Bicentenary.
New Zealand, Women's Land Service, ca. The Women’s Land Service, which was called the Women’s Land Army until was a government initiative to bolster the rural workforce in the war years.
Polka Dot Poppies is a cheerful design of red poppies against a patterned background in a blue vase with white polka dots.
Top 10 Ideas for Teaching Australian History to Kids
In Sydney, Australia, a cameraman filmed a man celebrating Japan's surrender. The clip and its stills have taken on iconic status in Australian history and culture, and symbolize victory in the war.
Australian History Lesson: Migration and Settlement in Australia - Australian Curriculum Lessons Sample Unit for Teachers - Resource
The Colour of Money . Australian money, that is. These are paper notes which have since been replaced by more durable plastic notes.
The Australian History Timeline features over 150 film clips outlining…
paper notes when decimal currency introduced 1966
The out going Australian Currency. Australia changed to Decimal Currency on the February 1966 - v
State Library of NSW creating the largest collection of digitised newspapers in Australia.