Mungo Man, discovered in 1974, was an early human inhabitant of the continent of Australia, who is believed to have lived between 68,000 and 40,000 years ago, during the Pleistocene epoch. The remains are the oldest anatomically modern human remains found in Australia to date.

Mungo Man, was an early human inhabitant of Australia, who is believed to have lived between and years ago, during the Pleistocene epoch. The remains are the oldest anatomically modern human remains found in Australia to date.

Bowker Electric Car. An early model electric car being driven through the streets of Adelaide in the early 1940s.

An early model electric car being driven through the streets of Adelaide in the early The car was designed by John Bowker.

Beginning in 1910, non-Indigenous Australians began to take Aboriginal children from their homes and families. These children, known as the Stolen Generation, were either given to white families -- to be raised as white children -- or to institutions and orphanages where they were forced to assimilate to white society. Between 1910 and 1970, when the practice stopped, over 100,000 children had been separated from their families and culture.

How Aborigines Work

A group of Australian aborigine children at Fitzroy Crossing. (Photo by Keystone/Getty Images).

Benjamin, one of the last Tasmanian Tigers?, at Beaumaris Zoo, 1933

Some interesting finds from r/historyporn

The thylacine was the largest known carnivorous marsupial of modern times. It is commonly known as the Tasmanian tiger or the Tasmanian wolf.The last known Tasmanian Tiger photographed in The species is now extinct.

Holden has a special place in Australia’s history as the manufacturer of the first all-Australian car, the 48-215 (FX).

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

1974 Darwin Wiped Out

Thousands are left homeless and more than 30 people are feared dead after cyclone Tracy, with winds of up to hits the northern Australian city of Darwin on Christmas Day.

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