Martin Bryant (born 7 May 1967) is an Australian mass murderer who pleaded guilty to murdering 35 people and injuring 21 others in the Port Arthur massacre, a shooting spree in Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia, in 1996. He is currently serving 35 life sentences plus 1,035 years without parole in the psychiatric wing of Risdon Prison in Hobart, Tasmania

Martin Bryant (born 7 May 1967) is an Australian mass murderer who pleaded guilty to murdering 35 people and injuring 21 others in the Port Arthur massacre, a shooting spree in Port Arthur, Tasmania, Australia, in 1996. He is currently serving 35 life sentences plus 1,035 years without parole in the psychiatric wing of Risdon Prison in Hobart, Tasmania

Banjo Paterson with wife Alice and daughter Grace, ca. 1900-1912, by Lionel Lindsay by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Banjo Paterson with wife Alice and daughter Grace, ca. 1900-1912, by Lionel Lindsay by State Library of New South Wales collection, via Flickr

Eugene von Guérard, 'I have got it'. Ballarat,1854, State Library of Victoria...gold panning

Eugene von Guérard, 'I have got it'. Ballarat,1854, State Library of Victoria...gold panning

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (6 July 1892 – 19 May 1915), who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded British Empire soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation.

John "Jack" Simpson Kirkpatrick (6 July 1892 – 19 May 1915), who served under the name John Simpson, was a stretcher bearer with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) during the Gallipoli Campaign in World War I. After landing at Anzac Cove on 25 April 1915, he obtained a donkey and began carrying wounded British Empire soldiers from the frontline to the beach, for evacuation.

15 August 1945 ♦ Melbourne: Jitterbug dancing in Swanston Street during the Victory Pacific celebrations in the city streets.

15 August 1945 ♦ Melbourne: Jitterbug dancing in Swanston Street during the Victory Pacific celebrations in the city streets.

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912

Australia’s first women Olympians, Fanny Durack and Mina Wylie, 1912

Woollen convict jacket, circa 1840. From the collections of the State Library of New South Wales: http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=442952

Woollen convict jacket, circa 1840. From the collections of the State Library of New South Wales: http://acmssearch.sl.nsw.gov.au/search/itemDetailPaged.cgi?itemID=442952

Matthew Flinders (explorer, navigator) who was the first to circumnavigate the continent as well as naming it 'Australia'.

Matthew Flinders (explorer, navigator) who was the first to circumnavigate the continent as well as naming it 'Australia'.

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