Two eras of Australian 'snail' mail Post Boxes. The 'new' (of Australia Post) and the 'old', under the auspices of the Postmaster-General's Department (PMG) which was created at Federation in 1901 to control all postal (and later, telecommunications) services within Australia.

Two eras of Australian 'snail' mail Post Boxes. The 'new' (of Australia Post) and the 'old', under the auspices of the Postmaster-General's Department (PMG) which was created at Federation in 1901 to control all postal (and later, telecommunications) services within Australia.

Victoria, Australia 1960s: We had a push mower. The boys look like they have on their School Uniforms. 1963: A typical Melbourne family home in June 1963. Picture: Herald Sun image Library ...

Victoria, Australia 1960s: We had a push mower. The boys look like they have on their School Uniforms. 1963: A typical Melbourne family home in June 1963. Picture: Herald Sun image Library ...

NSW Australia A Bank of New South Wales 'tent branch' in the goldfields at West Wyalong.

NSW Australia A Bank of New South Wales 'tent branch' in the goldfields at West Wyalong.

VEGEMITE - was invented in 1922 at the Fred Walker Cheese Company, in Melbourne, Australia. They wanted to find ways of using vitamin rich brewer's yeast (a byproduct of brewing beer). Dr. Cyril Callister, was the actual inventor of Vegemite. After a national naming competition with a prize of £50, the name Vegemite was picked and the product hit the shelves.

VEGEMITE - was invented in 1922 at the Fred Walker Cheese Company, in Melbourne, Australia. They wanted to find ways of using vitamin rich brewer's yeast (a byproduct of brewing beer). Dr. Cyril Callister, was the actual inventor of Vegemite. After a national naming competition with a prize of £50, the name Vegemite was picked and the product hit the shelves.

Coles Department Store. In 1914, the first Coles 'variety store' was opened in Melbourne by George Coles in Smith Street, Collingwood. More stores opened and the chain was regarded as the leader in providing value to Australian shoppers. Interestingly, the building formerly occupied by the original Coles Variety Store is now the location of a Woolworths outlet - the major competitor to Coles Group.

Coles Department Store. In 1914, the first Coles 'variety store' was opened in Melbourne by George Coles in Smith Street, Collingwood. More stores opened and the chain was regarded as the leader in providing value to Australian shoppers. Interestingly, the building formerly occupied by the original Coles Variety Store is now the location of a Woolworths outlet - the major competitor to Coles Group.

Ferris wheel at the Ekka, Brisbane, ca. 1918 by State Library of Queensland, Australia. #Ekka #Queensland #Brisbane

Ferris wheel at the Ekka, Brisbane, ca. 1918 by State Library of Queensland, Australia. #Ekka #Queensland #Brisbane

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