Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912 by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912 by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Dr. Frances Dick, 1st woman to practise medicine in NSW, Sydney, c.1892. photograph by J. Hubert Newman. Dr Frances Dick graduated from London School of Medicine for Women  the University of Ireland.  Her qualifications included: LSA (Lond) 1891  MB Bac Surg, Royal University of Ireland 1891. She was the 1st woman to practise medicine in NSW preceding Dr M A Corliss by a few months. She was registered on 13 January, 1892.  State Lib of NSW

Dr. Frances Dick, 1st woman to practise medicine in NSW, Sydney, c.1892. photograph by J. Hubert Newman. Dr Frances Dick graduated from London School of Medicine for Women the University of Ireland. Her qualifications included: LSA (Lond) 1891 MB Bac Surg, Royal University of Ireland 1891. She was the 1st woman to practise medicine in NSW preceding Dr M A Corliss by a few months. She was registered on 13 January, 1892. State Lib of NSW

Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1969-06. The black Labrador tracker dog, Julian, and his handler Private (Pte) Bob Pearson of Bulli, NSW, rest after a workout at the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF). Julian and Bob are from the Tracker Platoon of the 9th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR).

Nui Dat, South Vietnam. 1969-06. The black Labrador tracker dog, Julian, and his handler Private (Pte) Bob Pearson of Bulli, NSW, rest after a workout at the 1st Australian Task Force (1ATF). Julian and Bob are from the Tracker Platoon of the 9th Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (9RAR).

Maria (Granny) Smith ... developed the 'Granny Smith Apple' in the City of Ryde in Sydney, Australia circa 1868. She is shown here with her eldest son, Thomas.

Maria (Granny) Smith ... developed the 'Granny Smith Apple' in the City of Ryde in Sydney, Australia circa 1868. She is shown here with her eldest son, Thomas.

Cole's Book Arcade was a massive three-storey bookstore in the heart of Melbourne opened 1883. But this was a bookshop with a difference. It had a fernery, a wonderland with funny mirrors, a music department, a lolly shop, a lending library...there were secondhand books for sale, a Chinese tea salon, even a live monkey display! The arcade was the embodiment of one man's vision and humanitarian ideals: Edward William Cole.

Cole's Book Arcade was a massive three-storey bookstore in the heart of Melbourne opened 1883. But this was a bookshop with a difference. It had a fernery, a wonderland with funny mirrors, a music department, a lolly shop, a lending library...there were secondhand books for sale, a Chinese tea salon, even a live monkey display! The arcade was the embodiment of one man's vision and humanitarian ideals: Edward William Cole.

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