The Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne dates back to 1880. It is UNESCO listed, and one of the last surviving 19th century exhibition buildings in the world. The first parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia was held in this building in 1901. It was given "Royal" status in 1984. This photo was taken in early evening sunlight.

The Royal Exhibition Building in Melbourne dates back to It is UNESCO listed, and one of the last surviving century exhibition buildings in the world. The first parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia was held in this building in

Molly CraigIn 1931, the Australian government instituted a policy of removing Aboriginal children from their parents’ custody in order to train them as domestic servants. A. O. Neville, chief protector of Aborigines in Western Australia, is quoted as saying in 1937: “Are we going to have a population of 1 million blacks in the Commonwealth or are we going to merge them into our white community and eventually forget that there ever were any Aborigines in Australia?”When Molly was 14, she and…

Molly CraigIn the Australian government instituted a policy of removing…

A No 4 Squadron Combat Control Team (4SQN CCT) member participates in the tactical operations demonstration.    Mid Caption:  Air Force stakeholders witnessed No 4 Squadron’s Combat Control Teams(4SQN CCT) in action at Delamere Range Facility. The CCT demonstration showcased the SQN’s tactical capability during Exercise Pitch Black 2012.  © Commonwealth of Australia

A No 4 Squadron Combat Control Team (4SQN CCT) member participates in the tactical operations demonstration. Mid Caption: Air Force stakeholders witnessed No 4 Squadron’s Combat Control Teams(4SQN CCT) in action at Delamere Range Facility. The CCT demonstration showcased the SQN’s tactical capability during Exercise Pitch Black 2012. © Commonwealth of Australia

Australian Birthday Today - Peter John Badcoe VC, born 11 January 1934, Malvern, South Australia – died 7 April 1967, Phú Thọ, Thừa Thiên-Huế Province, South Vietnam was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry "in the face of the enemy" that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. for more info click photo

The Victoria Cross - Peter Badcoe VC 41400 Major Peter John BADCOE Australian Army Training Team Vietnam. 23 February to 7 April Thua Thien Province, South Vietnam

Standing at the limit of an endless ocean stranded like a runaway, lost at sea city on a rainy day down in the harbour watching as the grey clouds shadow the bay looking everywhere cause I had to find you this is not the way that i remember it here  Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a country in the Southern Hemisphere com...

Standing at the limit of an endless ocean stranded like a runaway, lost at sea city on a rainy day down in the harbour watching as the grey clouds shadow the.

Tom Roberts painting 'The Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, May 9, 1901, by H.R.H. The Duke of Cornwall and York, Exhibition

Tom Roberts painting 'The Opening of the First Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia, May by H. The Duke of Cornwall and York, Exhibition

Vaulted ceiling of stained glass Commonwealth Bank, Martin Place, Sydney Australia - Never seen anything like this before.

Vaulted ceiling of stained glass Commonwealth Bank, Martin Place, Sydney Australia - Never seen anything like this before.

September 2nd, 1945. Aboard the USS Missouri, Australian General Thomas Blamey signs the Japanese Instrument of Surrender on behalf of the Commonwealth of Australia. This document saw the surrendering of Japan and the end of the Second World War. https://cas.awm.gov.au/photograph/040969

Military history of Australia during World War II - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

ginandpearls:    Her Majesty Elizabeth the Second, by the Grace of God, Queen of Australia and Her other Realms and Territories, Head of the Commonwealth.  William Dargie’s ‘wattle painting’ of Queen Elizabeth II, 1954.

"The Wattle Painting" - Artist Sir William Dargie Queen Elizabeth II 1954 Royal Tour of Australia. Dargie depicts the Queen wearing a Norman Hartnell mimosa gold tulle dress adorned with sparkling gold wattle motifs.

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