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1974 Darwin Wiped Out

Thousands are left homeless and more than 30 people are feared dead after cyclone Tracy, with winds of up to hits the northern Australian city of Darwin on Christmas Day.

1873 Prison portrait of Ned Kelly at 19 years old (Ned Kelly Australia's most well-known and mythical bushranger)

Anton Yelnich Irish-Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, age fifteen, c. (National Museum of Australia-Canberra)

Australia or jail - which was worse? British criminals convicted at the Old Bailey in the 18th and 19th Centuries were either jailed, transported to Australia or hanged.

A research project aims to find out whether transportation to Australia or jail was more effective at rehabilitating British convicts in the and Centuries.

Painting the Sydney Harbour Bridge (year unknown). But it was before Workplace Health and Safety became the force that it now is.

"Man painting Sydney Harbour Bridge in Without safety gear." by dejacoup in OldSchoolCool

Australia Bundle - History, Geography and Indigenous Population Information. Worksheets, Information Slides and Activities aligned to the Australian curriculum for Years 2 and 3.

Australia Bundle - History, Geography and Indigenous Population Information This bundle combines 4 of Australia themed products and would

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.

Women's Land Army girls in Gosford, Australia, Thousands of women joined the Women's Land Army on the home front during World War II. They kept farms and food production going and helped to feed both the civilian population and service personnel.

Today in Australian History  Saturday, March 12, 1921  The first woman is elected to an Australian parliament. - Click on Photo for more

Edith Cowan was elected to the Western Australian Legislative Assembly in 1921 and was the first woman elected to any Australian Parliament (though women in Australia had already had the vote for two decades).