'Civilization in the bush' ca. 1800's. Photo shared by the State Library…

'Civilization in the bush' ca. Photo shared by the State Library Victoria.

Smith Street

1914 - 1919 Coles first store, 288 Smith Street, Fitzroy. Mr Cole built his first store in Wilmot Tasmania.

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)

The West Gate Bridge collapse in Melbourne, 15 October 1970, a 120 metre span…

The West Gate Bridge collapse in Melbourne, 15 October a 120 metre span of the half-built West Gate Bridge collapsed into the Yarra River, killing 35 workers.

Today is the birthday of Henry Lawson, born in 1867. He was an Australian writer and poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets and fiction writers of the colonial period and is often called Australia's "greatest writer". He was the son of the poet, publisher and feminist Louisa Lawson.

Henry Lawson Australian poet was a writer & poet. Along with his contemporary Banjo Paterson, Lawson is among the best-known Australian poets & fiction writers of the colonial period & is often called Australia's "greatest short story writer".

Church Street Parramatta c1890. History Parramatta NSW

Church Street,Parramatta,in the western suburbs of Sydney in

Standing woman and a seated man outside a selector's bark hut, Australia, ca. 1895 [transparency]

Digital Collections - Pictures - Standing woman and a seated man outside a selector's bark hut, Australia, ca.

Ned Kelly

Australian outlaw Ned Kelly dressed in a homemade suit of metal armor. Kelly has been mythologized as a "Robin Hood" character, a political icon, and a figure of Irish Catholic and working-class resistance to the establishment and British colonial ties.

Parramatta Station in 1870.Photo from Blue Mountains City Library.A♥W History…

Parramatta Station in from Blue Mountains City Library.A♥W History Parramatta NSW

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