Women's Land Army girls, 1942, Gosford, NSW, Australia. Thousands of young women joined the Women's Auxiliary National Service (WANS), more commonly known as the Women's Land Army on the home front during World War 2. They kept farms and food production going and helped to feed both the civilian population and service personnel.
Burgundy Street, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia, 1890s Copyright expired image. Taken By: W. H. Ferguson Original image from The State Library of Victoria. This Image has been restored by Foto Supplies, Albury, NSW, Australia
HMS Wolverine at anchor, seen from Mrs Macquaries Point, Sydney Harbour, ca. 1881-87. The fourth Royal Navy ship to bear the name Wolverine, this wooden-screw corvette was launched in 1863 and sailed to Australia in 1881, where it was flagship for Commodore John C. Wilson's Australia Station. It was later decommissioned and converted to a mercantile barque.