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484 - “Useless” Australia

King, Henry, 1855-1923. Man stroking a cat whilst sitting outside a bush humpy, Australia, ca. 1887 [transparency]

King, Henry, Man stroking a cat whilst sitting outside a bush humpy…

Three members of the Womens Land Army do the Silo-Step as part of their training at the Northampton Institute of Agriculture. The silo is filled with layers of hay and molasses and then the Land Girls stamp around on it until it is reduced to one compact mass. The photograph is taken from inside the silo.

Three members of the Womens Land Army do the Silo-Step as part of their training…

1974 Cyclone Tracy destroys Darwin, Australia, | Photo Galleries and News Photos | thetelegraph.com.au .v@e.

1974 Cyclone Tracy destroys Darwin, Australia, | Photo Galleries and News Photos | thetelegraph.com.au .v@e.

Most of the population was evacuated from Darwin in the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy, 1974.

Image Most of the population was evacuated from Darwin in the aftermath of Cyclone Tracy, - Commonwealth Government Records about the Northern Territory

Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson, poet, solicitor, journalist, war correspondent and soldier, c1890

Andrew Barton (Banjo) Paterson, poet, solicitor, journalist, war correspondent and soldier, c1890

Scenes from the Great Depression Australia- local shop.

Depression "bread wars", corner store on Bourke & Fitzroy Streets, Surry Hills, Sydney, 21 August 1934 / Sam Hood

The sitters: the retired NSW governor Sir Roden Cutler, composer Peter Sculthorpe, artist Margaret Olley, author Thomas Keneally and entertainer Barry Humphries pose at the Art Gallery of NSW with their Archibald portraits. October 17, 1992.

The sitters: the retired NSW governor Sir Roden Cutler, composer Peter Sculthorpe, artist Margaret Olley, author Thomas Keneally and entertainer Barry Humphries pose at the Art Gallery of NSW with their Archibald portraits.

Gowings building, George St, Sydney. What a loss this place had wonderful things!

Gowings Building, corner of George Street and Market Street Sydney. Owned by the Gowings family for 3 generations.

the OLDEST surviving film footage of Brisbane, Queensland c1899

the OLDEST surviving film footage of Brisbane, Queensland

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Qantas aircraft hangar and biplane at Charleville Airport,Queensland.

Australian GP 1939

A look through the lens of Alan Schafer's camera during the 1939 Australian GP motorcycle races on the Mt.Panorama circuit at Bathurst, NSW, some 150 km west of Sydney.

Canberra 1988: Australia's New Parliament House almost completed on the 26th of April. Old Parliament House stands in front.

Canberra Australia's New Parliament House almost completed on the of April. Old Parliament House stands in front.