Until the mid-60s, the Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, which classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an Aborigine meant you weren’t killing a human being, but an animal. Horrific.

Until the mid-60s, the Aborigines came under the Flora And Fauna Act, which classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an Aborigine meant you weren’t killing a human being, but an animal. Horrific.

A blinded Australian soldier is guided to a field hospital away from the battlefront by a Papuan native. Buna, Christmas Day, 1942.

A blinded Australian soldier is guided to a field hospital away from the battlefront by a Papuan native. Buna, Christmas Day, 1942.

Cave drawings from 5,000 B.C. in Australia draw a striking resemblance to what we refer to the ET's we refer to as "greys".

Cave drawings from 5,000 B.C. in Australia draw a striking resemblance to what we refer to the ET's we refer to as "greys".

Anzac Cove-Gallıpolı "those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives! you are now lying in the soil of a friendly country therefore rest in pecae. there is no difference between the johnnies and mehmet's to us where they lie side here in this country of ours. you, the mothers! who sent their sons from far away countries wipe away your tears. your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace after having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well. ATATÜRK"

Anzac Cove-Gallıpolı "those heroes that shed their blood and lost their lives! you are now lying in the soil of a friendly country therefore rest in pecae. there is no difference between the johnnies and mehmet's to us where they lie side here in this country of ours. you, the mothers! who sent their sons from far away countries wipe away your tears. your sons are now lying in our bosom and are in peace after having lost their lives on this land they have become our sons as well. ATATÜRK"

Nellie Cameron, known as "The Kiss of Death Girl", was a notorious Sydney prostitute in the 1920s and 1930s. Cameron was associated with the razor gang violence of that era. Nellie Cameron received 73 criminal convictions during her life of crime, mainly for soliciting and vagrancy, and had the distinction of becoming the first woman in Australia to be convicted of consorting with criminals.

Nellie Cameron, known as "The Kiss of Death Girl", was a notorious Sydney prostitute in the 1920s and 1930s. Cameron was associated with the razor gang violence of that era. Nellie Cameron received 73 criminal convictions during her life of crime, mainly for soliciting and vagrancy, and had the distinction of becoming the first woman in Australia to be convicted of consorting with criminals.

Children in Hills Reserve (Frog Hollow),Surry Hills, 1949 by Ted Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Children in Hills Reserve (Frog Hollow),Surry Hills, 1949 by Ted Hood by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Papuan native helping a wounded Australian infantryman along road away from the Buna battlefront, 1942.

Papuan native helping a wounded Australian infantryman along road away from the Buna battlefront, 1942.

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