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Postcodes in Australia (1,873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Postcodes in Australia are used to more efficiently sort and route mail within the Australian postal system. Postcodes in Australia have four digits and
Australian Biological Resources Study (473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS) is a project undertaken by the Parks Australia Division of Australia's Department of Climate Change, Energy
Disappearance of Frederick Valentich (1,367 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Frederick Valentich (/ˈvæləntɪtʃ/) was an Australian pilot who disappeared while on a 125-nautical-mile (232 km) training flight in a Cessna 182L light
Dictionary of Sydney (267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dictionary of Sydney is a digital humanities project to produce an online, expert-written encyclopedia of all aspects of the history of Sydney. The
SS Ellengowan (1,265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SS Ellengowan was a schooner rigged, single screw steamer built by Akers Mekaniske Verksted in Christiania (Oslo) Norway, under her original name, Nøkken
Lady Elizabeth (1879) (1,484 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Lady Elizabeth is a wrecked iron barque of 1,155 tons built by Robert Thompson Jr. of Southwick, Sunderland and launched on 4 June 1879. Robert Thompson
Australian Bicentenary (1,420 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
being the subject of legal action. A new musical Manning Clark's History of Australia, directed by John Bell, that was loosely based on the life of historian
Greta Army Camp (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Greta Army Camp was an Australian Army camp built in 1939 near Greta, New South Wales, Australia. It was used for training soldiers of the Second Australian
Commonwealth of Nations (13,203 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
ISBN 978-0-86473-372-6. Russell Ward, A Nation for a Continent: the history of Australia, 1901–1975 (1977) p 343 "Trading Places: The "Commonwealth effect"
Trepanging (482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Trepanging is the act of collection or harvesting of sea cucumbers, known in Indonesian as trepang, Malay těripang, and used as food. The collector, or
Squatting (Australian history) (2,682 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Squatting is a historical Australian term that referred to someone who occupied a large tract of Crown land in order to graze livestock. Initially often
Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (346 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation for Australia (IBRA) is a biogeographic regionalisation of Australia developed by the Australian government's
Petrov Affair (2,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Petrov Affair was a Cold War spy incident in Australia, concerning the defection of Vladimir Petrov, a KGB officer, from the Soviet embassy in Canberra
Belmont Anti-Tank Ditch (387 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Belmont Anti-Tank Ditch was an anti-tank trench constructed in 1942 as part of the southern perimeter defensive system of the Port of Newcastle, New
Australian philosophy (1,729 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australian philosophy refers to the philosophical tradition of the people of Australia and of its citizens abroad. Academic philosophy has been mostly
Aboriginal reserve (2,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Aboriginal reserve, also called simply reserve, was a government-sanctioned settlement for Aboriginal Australians, created under various state and federal
Australia Zoo (2,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australia Zoo is a 700-acre (280 ha) zoo located in the Australian state of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast near Beerwah/Glass House Mountains. It is
Kanaka (Pacific Island worker) (1,758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kanakas were workers (a mix of voluntary and involuntary) from various Pacific Islands employed in British colonies, such as British Columbia (Canada)
Manning Clark (9,318 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
historian and the author of the best-known general history of Australia, his six-volume A History of Australia, published between 1962 and 1987. He has been
Roaring Forties (918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Roaring Forties are strong westerly winds found in the Southern Hemisphere, generally between the latitudes of 40°S and 50°S. The strong west-to-east
Great Recession in Oceania (848 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Great Recession in Oceania was the great recession of the late 2000s and early 2010s in Oceania. The Oceanic countries suffered minimal impact during
Australia First Movement (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australia First Movement was a fascist movement, founded in October 1941. It grew out of the Rationalist Association of New South Wales and the Victorian
Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park (1,135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) is a National Park located in Queensland, Australia, 1,940 kilometres (1,210 mi) northwest of Brisbane and 100 kilometres (62 mi)
International Force East Timor (4,232 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The International Force East Timor (INTERFET) was a multinational non-United Nations peacemaking task force, organised and led by Australia in accordance
Cocos Islands mutiny (1,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cocos Islands mutiny was a failed mutiny by Sri Lankan soldiers against British officers, on the Cocos (Keeling) Islands on 8 May 1942, during the
Albanese ministry (863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Albanese ministry is the 73rd ministry of the Government of Australia. It is led by the country's 31st Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese. The Albanese
Packet trade (1,214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Generally, packet trade is any regularly scheduled cargo, passenger and mail trade conducted by ship. The ships are called "packet boats" as their original
ECHELON (5,483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ECHELON, originally a secret government code name, is a surveillance program (signals intelligence/SIGINT collection and analysis network) operated by
Norfolk (1798 sloop) (543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Colonial sloop Norfolk was built on Norfolk Island in 1798 of Norfolk Island Pine. She was wrecked in 1800. "The necessity of a vessel to keep up a
Postmaster-General's Department (405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Postmaster-General's Department (PMG) was a department of the Australian federal government, established at Federation in 1901, whose responsibilities
Conscription in Australia (3,568 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conscription in Australia, also known as National Service following the Second World War, has a controversial history in the country which dates back to
General Post Office, Melbourne (1,433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The General Post Office, situated on the corner of Elizabeth and Bourke streets in Melbourne, is the former General Post Office for Victoria, Australia
ANZUS (4,881 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australia, New Zealand, United States Security Treaty (ANZUS or ANZUS Treaty) is a 1951 non-binding collective security agreement initially formed
Swagman (2,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A swagman (also called a swaggie, sundowner or tussocker) was a transient labourer who travelled by foot from farm to farm carrying his belongings in a
First Morrison ministry (277 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The first Morrison ministry (Liberal–National Coalition) was the 71st ministry of the Government of Australia. It was led by Prime Minister, Scott Morrison
Australian Labor Party split of 1916 (530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Labor Party split of 1916 occurred following severe disagreement within the Australian Labor Party over the issue of proposed World War
Fraser government (2,131 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Fraser government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser. It was made up of members of a Liberal-Country
Court of equity (4,468 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A court of equity, equity court or chancery court is a court that is authorized to apply principles of equity, as opposed to those of law, to cases brought
Australian Labor Party split of 1931 (280 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Labor Party split of 1931 was caused by severe divisions within the Australian Labor Party (ALP) over its economic response to the Great
Blackbirding (14,553 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Blackbirding involves the coercion of people through deception or kidnapping to work as slaves or poorly paid labourers in countries distant from their
Victorian gold rush (4,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Victorian gold rush was a period in the history of Victoria, Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s. It led to a period of extreme
Oakey Army Aviation Centre (1,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oakey Army Aviation Centre (IATA: OKY, ICAO: YBOK) is situated approximately 3 km (1.9 mi) from the town centre of Oakey in Queensland, Australia. It provides
Holey dollar (1,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Holey dollar is the name given to coins used in the early history of two British settlements: Prince Edward Island (now part of Canada) and New South Wales
South Sea Islanders (1,128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
South Sea Islanders are the Australian descendants of Pacific Islanders from more than 80 islands – including the Oceanian archipelagoes of the Solomon
Abbott ministry (495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Abbott ministry (Liberal–National Coalition) was the 68th ministry of the Government of Australia. It succeeded the Second Rudd Ministry after a federal
Vietnam Medal (494 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Vietnam Medal was a joint Australian and New Zealand campaign medal awarded for service in the Vietnam War. The medal was jointly developed by Australia
Aquarius Festival (859 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nimbin Aquarius Festival was a counter-cultural arts and music festival organised by the Australian Union of Students. It was the fourth in a biannual
Eight-hour day (6,032 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The eight-hour day movement (also known as the 40-hour week movement or the short-time movement) was a social movement to regulate the length of a working
Bathurst War (2,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bathurst War (1824), was a war between the Wiradjuri nation and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. Following the successful Blaxland
Gippsland massacres (722 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gippsland massacres were a series of mass murders of Gunai Kurnai people, an Aboriginal Australian people living in East Gippsland, Victoria, committed
New Australians (281 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
New Australians were non-British migrants to Australia who arrived in the wave of immigration following World War II. The term initially referred to newly
Battle of Christmas Island (1,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The battle of Christmas Island was a small engagement which began on 31 March 1942, during World War II. Assisted by a mutiny of soldiers of the British
Capital punishment in Australia (2,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Capital punishment in Australia was a form of punishment in Australia that has been abolished in all jurisdictions. Queensland abolished the death penalty
Morotai Mutiny (2,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The "Morotai Mutiny" was an incident in April 1945 involving members of the Australian First Tactical Air Force based on the island of Morotai, in the
Terra Australis (5,669 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Terra Australis (Latin: '"Southern Land'") was a hypothetical continent first posited in antiquity and which appeared on maps between the 15th and 18th
Selection (Australian history) (1,036 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Selection is the act of choosing and acquiring a subdivided tract of land for farming purposes in Australia. A selection is also descriptive of the plot
Early 1990s recession in Australia (2,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The early 1990s recession saw a period of economic downturn affect much of the world in the late 1980s and early 1990s. The economy of Australia suffered
SS Canberra (1,964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SS Canberra was an ocean liner, which later operated on cruises, in the P&O fleet from 1961 to 1997. She was built at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in
HMS Endeavour (8,274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Coordinates: 41°36′N 71°21′W / 41.600°N 71.350°W / 41.600; -71.350 (Narragansett Bay) HMS Endeavour[g] was a British Royal Navy research vessel that
Parit Sulong Massacre (798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
On 22 January 1942, the Parit Sulong Massacre in Johor, Malaya (now Malaysia) was committed against Allied soldiers by members of the Imperial Guards Division
Electoral district of Gumeracha (119 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
March 1965, the longest term of any elected government leader in the history of Australia, albeit with the assistance of the Playmander. The town of Gumeracha
De Havilland Australia (1,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
de Havilland Aircraft Pty Ltd (DHA) was part of de Havilland, then became a separate company. It acquired the Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation in 1985
Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (2,171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Commonwealth Aircraft Corporation (CAC) was an Australian aircraft manufacturer. The CAC was established in 1936, to provide Australia with the capability
Sharpies (Australian subculture) (593 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Sharpies, or Sharps, were members of suburban youth gangs in Australia, most significantly from the 1960s and 1970s. They were particularly prominent in
The light on the hill (783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"The light on the hill" is a phrase used to describe the objective of the Australian Labor Party. The phrase, which was used in a 1949 conference speech
Russian Australians (2,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Russian Australians comprise Australian citizens who have full or partial Russian heritage or people who emigrated from Russia and reside in Australia
Caledon Bay crisis (1,922 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Caledon Bay crisis, refers to a series of killings at Caledon Bay in the Northern Territory of Australia during 1932–34, referred to in the press of
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II in Australian service (2,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) operated 24 McDonnell Douglas F-4E Phantom II fighter-bomber aircraft in the ground attack role between 1970 and
No. 79 Squadron RAAF (4,595 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1997: South-East Asian Commitments 1950–1965. Canberra: Air Power Studies Centre. ISBN 0-642-26516-X. Portals:  Military history of Australia  Australia
Society for Underwater Historical Research (3,386 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Society for Underwater Historical Research (SUHR) was an amateur maritime archaeology organisation operating in South Australia (SA). It was formed
Black War (7,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Black War was a period of violent conflict between British colonists and Aboriginal Tasmanians in Tasmania from the mid-1820s to 1832. The conflict
2021 Solomon Islands unrest (2,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 2021 Solomon Islands unrest was a series of demonstrations and violent riots in Solomon Islands from 24 to 27 November 2021. It started off as a peaceful
Eurongilly, New South Wales (234 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
acceptance of the call to arms requests that occurred during the history of Australia. Despite its tiny stature, (there are no buildings in Eurongilly
Order of battle of Australian forces during the Korean War (508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The order of battle of Australian forces during the Korean War consisted of one, and later two infantry battalions, naval forces of one aircraft carrier
Elizabeth Henrietta (1816 ship) (835 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
His Majesty's colonial brig Elizabeth Henrietta was completed in 1816 for New South Wales service, but capsized on the Hunter River, Australia later that
Flying Cloud (clipper) (1,423 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Flying Cloud was a clipper ship that set the world's sailing record for the fastest passage between New York and San Francisco, 89 days 8 hours. The ship
Australian Secret Intelligence Service (5,007 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Secret Intelligence Service (ASIS /ˈeɪsɪs/) is the foreign intelligence agency of Australia, tasked with the covert collection of information
Camden Airport (New South Wales) (1,227 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Camden Airport (IATA: CDU, ICAO: YSCN) is an aerodrome located on the outskirts of Sydney 1 nautical mile (1.9 km; 1.2 mi) northwest of Camden, New South
Sydney (23,689 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Cambridge History of Australia, Volume I. p. 344. Goodman, David (2013). "The gold rushes of the 1850s". The Cambridge History of Australia, Volume I
Battle of Yering (424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Yering was a conflict between Indigenous Australians of the Wurundjeri nation and the Border Police which occurred on 13 January 1840, on
Hoxton Park Airport (306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hoxton Park Airport (ICAO: YHOX) was a general aviation aerodrome in south-western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The aerodrome was non-towered, and
First Turnbull ministry (1,033 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The first Turnbull ministry (Liberal–National Coalition) was the 69th ministry of the Government of Australia, led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
Adelaide Steamship Company (8,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Company Timeline of Australian history Bach, John (1976). A Maritime History of Australia. Thomas Nelson (Australia). ISBN 978-0-17-005087-6. "Adelaide Steamship
General Dynamics F-111C (6,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The General Dynamics F-111C (nicknamed "Pig") is a variant of the F-111 Aardvark medium-range interdictor and tactical strike aircraft, developed by General
General Dynamics F-111C (6,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The General Dynamics F-111C (nicknamed "Pig") is a variant of the F-111 Aardvark medium-range interdictor and tactical strike aircraft, developed by General
Hoxton Park Airport (306 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hoxton Park Airport (ICAO: YHOX) was a general aviation aerodrome in south-western Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The aerodrome was non-towered, and
New South Wales gold rush (2,026 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
DAILY. Retrieved 14 February 2012. Macintyre, S. (1999). A Concise History of Australia. Cambridge University Press. p. 86. Dr Graeme Aplin. "Goldrush".
Cowra breakout (1,633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cowra breakout occurred on 5 August 1944, when 1,104 Japanese prisoners of war attempted to escape from a prisoner of war camp near Cowra, in New South
No. 35 Squadron RAAF (1,529 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
No. 35 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) transport unit. Formed in 1942, No. 35 Squadron operated during World War II, transporting cargo
Woomera, South Australia (3,294 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Woomera, unofficially Woomera village, refers to the domestic area of RAAF Base Woomera. Woomera village has always been a Defence-owned and operated facility
SS Gothenburg (4,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SS Gothenburg was an iron-hulled sail- and steamship that was built in England in 1854 and sailed between England and Sweden until 1862. She then moved
HMS Discovery (1789) (1,431 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
HMS Discovery was a Royal Navy ship launched in 1789 and best known as the lead ship in George Vancouver's exploration of the west coast of North America
Australian Natives' Association (2,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Natives' Association (ANA) was a mutual society founded in Melbourne, Australia in April 1871. It was founded by and for the benefit of
Port Jackson and Manly Steamship Company (1,253 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Port Jackson and Manly Steamship Company (PJ&MSC) was a publicly listed company that operated the Manly ferries in Sydney, Australia. After being taken
Afghan cameleers in Australia (4,167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Afghan cameleers in Australia, also known as "Afghans" (Pashto: افغانان) or "Ghans" (Pashto: غانز), were camel drivers who worked in Outback Australia
3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3,846 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) is a mechanised infantry battalion of the Australian Army, based in Kapyong Lines, Townsville
Lake Mungo remains (3,557 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lake Mungo remains are three prominent sets of human remains that are possibly Aboriginal Australian: Lake Mungo 1 (also called Mungo Woman, LM1, and
Shadow Ministry of Brendan Nelson (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Shadow Ministry of Brendan Nelson was the opposition Coalition shadow ministry of Australia from December 2007 to September 2008, opposing Kevin Rudd's
Second Turnbull ministry (1,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The second Turnbull ministry (Liberal–National Coalition) was the 70th ministry of the Government of Australia, led by Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
Novae Hollandiae Plantarum Specimen (864 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Novae Hollandiae Plantarum Specimen is a two-volume work describing the flora of Australia. Facsimiles of the originals can be found in the online Biodiversity
Australian Overland Telegraph Line (3,284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Overland Telegraph Line was a telegraphy system to send messages over long distances using cables and electric signals. It spanned 3200
Operation Source (1,576 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Operation Source was a series of attacks to neutralise the heavy German warships – Tirpitz, Scharnhorst and Lützow – based in northern Norway, using X-class
Keating government (4,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Keating government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Paul Keating of the Australian Labor Party from 1991 to
Australian Labor Party split of 1955 (3,375 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Labor Party split of 1955 was a split within the Australian Labor Party along ethnocultural lines and about the position towards communism
Defence of Australia policy (801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Defence of Australia Policy was Australia's dominant defence policy between 1972 and 1997. The policy was focused on the defence of continental Australia
No. 3 Aircraft Depot RAAF (1,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
No. 3 Aircraft Depot (No. 3 AD) was a maintenance unit of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). Formed in March 1942 at RAAF Station Amberley, Queensland
Rose Hill Packet (1,397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rose Hill Packet, was a marine craft built in Australia to serve the second place of European settlement in Australia, "Rose Hill", the furthest navigable
Forty-Eighters (3,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Forty-Eighters were Europeans who participated in or supported the Revolutions of 1848 that swept Europe. In the German Confederation, the Forty-Eighters
George Odgers (694 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
becoming a group captain. He was one of the authors of the official history of Australia in World War II, Australia in the War of 1939–1945. Odgers was born
Colonial forces of Australia (16,443 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and North Ward Defence Complex in North Ward, Townsville Military history of Australia portal Footnotes Coulthard-Clark provides the figure of 56, but Silver
UKUSA Agreement (4,022 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The United Kingdom – United States of America Agreement (UKUSA, /juːkuːˈsɑː/ yoo-koo-SAH) is a multilateral agreement for cooperation in signals intelligence
List of inquiries into uranium mining in Australia (493 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a List of Australian inquiries and reports relating to uranium mining issues. For several decades uranium mining has been a major part of the Australian
New Australia (957 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
New Australia was a utopian socialist settlement in Paraguay created by the New Australian Movement. The colony was officially founded on 28 September
Hawke government (6,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hawke government was the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister Bob Hawke of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) from 1983 to
SS Hertford (1,324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
SS Hertford was a refrigerated cargo steamship that was launched in Germany in 1917, seized by the United Kingdom in 1920 as World War I reparations, and
Power Without Glory (1,719 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Power Without Glory is a 1950 historical novel written by Australian author Frank Hardy, following the life and ambitions of John West, a politician born
Pinjarra massacre (3,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pinjarra massacre, also known as the Battle of Pinjarra, occurred on 28 October 1834 in Pinjarra, Western Australia when a group of Binjareb Noongar
The Oaks Airfield (934 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Oaks Airfield is an unlicensed private airfield located in The Oaks, New South Wales in the Wollondilly Shire, west of Sydney Australia. Originally
RAAF Washington Flying Unit (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The RAAF Washington Flying Unit was a temporary Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) unit formed to ferry Australia's first twelve General Dynamics F-111C
Rudd government (2013) (4,451 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Second Rudd government was the federal executive Government of Australia led by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd of the Australian Labor Party. It commenced
Integrated Marine and Coastal Regionalisation of Australia (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Integrated Marine and Coastal Regionalisation of Australia (IMCRA), formerly the Interim Marine and Coastal Regionalisation for Australia, is a biogeographic
Cullin-la-ringo massacre (1,394 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cullin-la-ringo massacre, known historically as the Wills tragedy, was a massacre of white colonists by Indigenous people that occurred north of modern-day
Maritime Union of Australia (1,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) was a union which covered waterside workers, seafarers, port workers, professional divers, and office workers associated
No. 6 Squadron RAAF (4,134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
No. 6 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) training and bomber squadron. It was formed in 1917 and served as a training unit based in England
Threatened ecological community (122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Threatened ecological community is a term used in Australia for ecosystems that are in danger of being lost due to some threatening process. Federally
McClelland Royal Commission (1,352 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The McClelland Royal Commission or Royal Commission into British nuclear tests in Australia was an inquiry by the Australian government in 1984–1985 to
Advisory War Council (314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Advisory War Council (AWC) was an Australian Government body during World War II. The AWC was established on 28 October 1940 to draw all the major
Bushranger ban (2,166 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bushranger ban was a ban on films about bushrangers that came in effect in Australia in 1911–12. Films about bushrangers had been the most popular
Royal Australian Army Chaplains' Department (931 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
current chairman of the RACS is Rev Prof Allan Harman. Military history of Australia portal Royal Australian Navy § Religious and Spiritual Officers Catholic
Aboriginal Protection Board (1,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aboriginal Protection Board, also known as Aborigines Protection Board, Board for the Protection of Aborigines, Aborigines Welfare Board (and in later
Wave Hill walk-off (5,042 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Coordinates: 17°23′13″S 131°06′59″E / 17.38698°S 131.11641°E / -17.38698; 131.11641 The Wave Hill walk-off, also known as the Gurindji strike, was a
SS Orcades (1936) (968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
RMS Orcades was a British passenger ship that Vickers-Armstrongs Ltd of Barrow-in-Furness built as an ocean liner in 1937. Her owner was Orient Line, which
No. 82 Wing RAAF (3,655 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
No. 82 Wing is the strike and reconnaissance wing of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). It is headquartered at RAAF Base Amberley, Queensland. Coming
Kimberley Plan (740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kimberley Plan, was a failed plan by the Freeland League to resettle Jewish refugees from Europe in northern Australia before and during the Holocaust
Hermannsburg School (404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hermannsburg School is an art movement, or art style, which began at the Hermannsburg Mission in the 1930s. The best known artist of the style is Albert
1998 Australian waterfront dispute (1,569 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian waterfront dispute of 1998 was an event in Australian industrial relations history, in which the Patrick Corporation undertook a restructuring
No. 16 Air Observation Post Flight RAAF (792 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
No. 16 Air Observation Post Flight (No. 16 AOP Flight) was a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) unit that saw action in World War II supporting Australian
Australian rules football during the World Wars (1,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australian rules football was heavily affected by both World War I and World War II. Hundreds of leading players served their country abroad, and many
Prices and Incomes Accord (1,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Prices and Incomes Accord was an agreement between the Australian Council of Trade Unions and the Australian Labor Party government of Prime Minister
Australia 2020 Summit (1,381 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australia 2020 Summit was a convention, referred to in Australian media as a summit, which was held over 18-19 April 2008 at Parliament House in Canberra
Welcome Stranger (821 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Welcome Stranger is the biggest alluvial gold nugget that has ever been found, which had a calculated refined weight of 97.14 kilograms (3,123 ozt)
List of Australian place names changed from German names (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
During World War I, many German or German-sounding place names in Australia were changed due to anti-German sentiment. The presence of German-derived place
Second Morrison ministry (2,532 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The second Morrison ministry (Liberal–National Coalition) was the 72nd ministry of the Australian Government. It was led by Prime Minister Scott Morrison
Australian Air Corps (2,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Air Corps (AAC) was a temporary formation of the Australian military that existed in the period between the disbandment of the Australian
Australian Imperial Force Touring XI (7,604 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
When the First World War ended in November 1918, thousands of Australian servicemen were in Europe as members of the First Australian Imperial Force (AIF)
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G for George is an Avro Lancaster Mk. I bomber, squadron code AR-G and serial number W4783, operated by No. 460 Squadron RAAF during World War II. It is
G for George (524 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
G for George is an Avro Lancaster Mk. I bomber, squadron code AR-G and serial number W4783, operated by No. 460 Squadron RAAF during World War II. It is
Australian Air Corps (2,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Air Corps (AAC) was a temporary formation of the Australian military that existed in the period between the disbandment of the Australian
1st Aviation Regiment (Australia) (858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 1st Aviation Regiment is one of the Australian Army's three Army Aviation regiments and provides aerial reconnaissance and fire support to the Australian
Querrieu (3,128 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
correspondents, among them Charles W. W. Bean, who would write the "Official History of Australia in the war 1914–1918". Outbuildings on the grounds were occupied
Metrication in Australia (3,527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Metrication in Australia effectively began in 1966 with the conversion to decimal currency under the auspices of the Decimal Currency Board. The conversion
John Tennant (bushranger) (1,457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
John Tennant was an Australian bushranger who was active around the Canberra district in the mid-1820s. Mount Tennent is named after him as it was on the
Eliza (1808) (329 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Eliza was an American brig wrecked at Fiji in 1808. Eliza had been constructed and registered at Providence, Rhode Island, United States. She carried a
Dog's Head Bay (145 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
who later called the show "the worst piece of television in the history of Australia". Gary Sweet as Alex Santorini Susan Lyons as Vicki Santorini Sebastian
Battle of Broken Hill (1,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Broken Hill was a fatal incident which took place in Australia near Broken Hill, New South Wales, on 1 January 1915. Two men shot dead four
Richmond River massacres (772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Richmond River massacres were a series of murders of groups of Indigenous Australians and European Australians in the region around the Richmond River
Australian one-pound note (453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian one-pound note was the most prevalent banknote in circulation with the pound series, with the last series of 1953–66 having 1,066 million
Far East Strategic Reserve (1,043 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
exercises. In 1971 the FESR was superseded by the ANZUK Force. Military history of Australia portal ANZUK Military history of Britain New Zealand Force South
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S11 refers to a series of protests against meetings of the World Economic Forum on 11, 12 and 13 September 2000 in Melbourne, Australia, where approximately
1919 England to Australia flight (1,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In 1919 the Australian government offered a prize of £A10,000 for the first Australians in a British aircraft to fly from Great Britain to Australia. Of
Australia Card (1,082 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australia Card was a proposal for a national identification card for Australian citizens and resident foreigners. The proposal was made in 1985, and
Aviation in Australia (1,602 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aviation in Australia began in the 1920s with the formation of Qantas, which became the flag carrier of Australia. The Australian National Airways (ANA)
5th Aviation Regiment (Australia) (2,425 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 5th Aviation Regiment (5 Avn Regt) is an Australian Army aviation unit. Formed in 1987 after the Army took over responsibility for operating helicopters
Vincent Lingiari (1,918 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vincent Lingiari AM (13 June 1908 or 1919 – 21 January 1988) was an Australian Aboriginal rights activist and member of the Gurindji people. In his early
Red Flag riots (1,207 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Red Flag riots were a series of violent demonstrations and attacks that occurred in Brisbane, Australia over the course of 1918–19. The attacks were
Australian Federation Flag (518 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Federation Flag, also known as the New South Wales Ensign, was the result of an attempt in the 1830s to create a national flag for Australia
Mannalargenna (547 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mannalargenna, also spelt Manalakina (c.1770–1835), was a Palawa (Aboriginal Tasmanian) leader and warrior. Mannalargenna (or was Manalakina)a Chief of
Office of Australian War Graves (365 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Office of Australian War Graves (OAWG) is a branch within the Australian Government Department of Veterans' Affairs. The branch was initially a stand-alone
Sydney (ship) (411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Sydney was an East Indiaman of 900 tons that carried a crew of 130 men. The ship had been constructed in Java and was registered in Calcutta. Sydney, Austin
German settlement in Australia (1,085 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
German settlement in Australia began in large numbers in 1838, with the arrival of immigrants from Prussia to Adelaide, in the then colony of South Australia
Peaceful penetration (1,277 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1941). The Australian Imperial Force in France, 1916. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. III (12th ed.). Canberra, Australian
HMCS Integrity (1804) (2,514 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Maritime Press. ISBN 085177864X. Rusden, George William (1883). History of Australia, Volume 1 (PDF). London: Chapman & Hall. pp. 410–411. Retrieved 14
Ganges (1861) (321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Ganges was the first of three Nourse Line ships named for the Ganges river in northern India. The first Nourse Line ship was the 839-ton sailing ship Ganges
Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia (1,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia (WWF) was an Australian trade union that existed from 1902 to 1993. After a period of negotiations between
Hume and Hovell expedition (2,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hume and Hovell expedition was a journey of exploration undertaken in eastern Australia. In 1824 the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane
171st Special Operations Aviation Squadron (1,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 171st Special Operations Aviation Squadron (171 SOAS) is an Australian Army helicopter squadron equipped with NHIndustries MRH-90 Taipan helicopters
Harrington (1796 ship) (893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Harrington was launched at Calcutta in 1796 for the Bengal Pilot Service. A French privateer captured her on 9 November 1797 at Balasore Roads. She returned
Betsey (schooner) (361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Betsey was a schooner of 75 tons that was wrecked in the South China Sea in 1805 while en route to the newly established penal colony of New South Wales
Draft-card burning (4,629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Draft-card burning was a symbol of protest performed by thousands of young men in the United States and Australia in the 1960s and early 1970s. The first
Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia (1,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia (WWF) was an Australian trade union that existed from 1902 to 1993. After a period of negotiations between
Hume and Hovell expedition (2,437 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hume and Hovell expedition was a journey of exploration undertaken in eastern Australia. In 1824 the Governor of New South Wales, Sir Thomas Brisbane
Betsey (schooner) (361 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Betsey was a schooner of 75 tons that was wrecked in the South China Sea in 1805 while en route to the newly established penal colony of New South Wales
Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (4,000 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (IATA: EVH, ICAO: YEVD) is a heritage-listed airport in Evans Head, Richmond Valley Council, New South Wales. The airport
Harrington (1796 ship) (893 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Harrington was launched at Calcutta in 1796 for the Bengal Pilot Service. A French privateer captured her on 9 November 1797 at Balasore Roads. She returned
Brisbane Line (1,111 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The "Brisbane Line" was a defence proposal supposedly formulated during World War II to concede the northern portion of the Australian continent in the
Paramatta (1803 ship) (587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Paramatta (or Paramata, or Parramatta), was a schooner launched in 1798 in France. The British captured her in 1803. She sailed to Australia. There she
United States Army Air Forces in Australia (3,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
During World War II, the United States Army Air Forces established a series of airfields in Australia for the collective defense of the country, as well
Battle of Brisbane (4,037 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Brisbane was a riot between United States military personnel on one side and Australian servicemen and civilians on the other, in Brisbane
Mowla Bluff massacre (289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Mowla Bluff massacre was an incident involving the murder of a number of Indigenous Australians at Geegully Creek, near Mowla Bluff, in the Kimberley
HMS Otranto (3,257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
HMS Otranto was an armed merchant cruiser requisitioned by the British Admiralty when World War I began in 1914. Built before the war for the UK–Australia
Allied Works Council (132 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Allied Works Council was an organisation set up to oversee and organise military construction works in Australia during World War II. Established in
Blockade IMARC (938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Blockade IMARC refers to a protest against meetings of the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) on the 29, 30 and 31 of October 2019 in
Bringing Them Home (3,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bringing Them Home is the 1997 Australian Report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their
Van Diemen's Land Company (602 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Van Diemen's Land Company (also known as Van Dieman Land Company) is a farming corporation in the Australian state of Tasmania. It was founded in 1825
Task Force 44 (1,170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Task Force 44 was an Allied naval task force during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. The task force consisted of warships from the United States Navy
Rudd government (2007–2010) (10,010 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The First Rudd government was the executive Government of Australia formed by the Australian Labor Party (ALP) and led by Prime Minister Kevin Rudd. The
173rd Aviation Squadron (Australia) (1,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The 173rd Aviation Squadron is an Australian Army helicopter training squadron equipped with MRH 90 Taipan helicopters and provides support to the Special
Nigel Barker (sprinter) (549 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
the University of Sydney. He is described in the official Olympic history of Australia as "an outstanding all-rounder". He played representative rugby union
Berrima Correctional Centre (1,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Berrima Correctional Centre is an Australian prison, located at Berrima, New South Wales. The Centre was operational between 1839 and 2011 with a number
Australian occupation of German New Guinea (994 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and Unwin. ISBN 978-1742373355. Grey, Jeffrey (2008). A Military History of Australia (3rd ed.). Melbourne: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0-521-69791-0
Australian Engineering Heritage Register (134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Engineering Heritage Register is a heritage register maintained by Engineers Australia as part of its Engineering Heritage Recognition Program
William Dawes (British Marines officer) (1,955 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
William Nicolas Dawes (1762–1836) was an officer of the British Marines, an astronomer, engineer, botanist, surveyor, explorer, abolitionist, and colonial
Bangka Island massacre (1,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bangka Island massacre (also spelled Banka Island massacre) was the killing of unarmed Australian nurses and wounded Allied soldiers on Bangka Island
1989 Australian pilots' dispute (480 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1989 Australian pilots' dispute was one of the most expensive and dramatic industrial disputes in Australia's history. It was co-ordinated by the Australian
Hobart coastal defences (3,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hobart coastal defences are a network of now defunct coastal batteries, some of which are inter-linked with tunnels, that were designed and built by
Norfolk (1801 brig) (456 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Norfolk was built in Quebec in 1797 and registered in London in 1797 as Harbinger. In 1801 the Colonial government in New South Wales purchased her and
Far-right politics in Australia (10,325 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Far-right politics in Australia describes authoritarian ideologies, including fascism and White supremacy as they manifest in Australia. In Australia the
Rockingham Bay (239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1768-1771) Captain Cook Society, accessed 1 Oct 2014. "History of Australia 1606 to 1876". History of Australia Online. Archived from the original on 20 January
Seamen's Union of Australia (704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Seamen's Union of Australia (SUA) was the principal trade union for merchant seamen in Australia from 1876 to 1991. The SUA developed a reputation
Rockingham Bay (239 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
(1768-1771) Captain Cook Society, accessed 1 Oct 2014. "History of Australia 1606 to 1876". History of Australia Online. Archived from the original on 20 January
Coniston massacre (4,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Coniston massacre, which took place in the region around the Coniston cattle station in the then Territory of Central Australia (now the Northern Territory)
Toonen v. Australia (2,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Toonen v. Australia was a landmark human rights complaint brought before the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) by Tasmanian resident Nicholas
Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (3,633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (or CPRS) was a cap-and-trade emissions trading scheme for anthropogenic greenhouse gases proposed by the Rudd government
Military Historical Society of Australia (1,834 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the period 1916–1917, with a preface from Peter Stanley. Military history of Australia portal Military Historical Society of Australia; Military Collectors
Egyptian Expeditionary Force (1,252 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Western and Eastern Theatres of War, 1914–1918 (online scan). Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. VIII (11th ed.). Canberra, ACT: Australian
Commonwealth Franchise Act 1902 (1,544 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Mitchell, Jessie (2013). "The advent of self-government". The Cambridge History of Australia, Volume I. pp. 160–65, 168 Norberry, Jennifer (28 May 2002). "Voters
Allanshaw (215 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Allanshaw was a 1,589 ton, iron sailing ship with a length of 80.1 metres (263 ft), beam of 12.3 metres (40 ft) and draught of 7.0 metres (23.0 ft). She
Federation Drought (2,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In Australia, the Federation Drought is the name given to a prolonged period of drought that occurred around the time of Federation in 1901. Though often
History of pound sterling in Oceania (2,523 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sterling was the currency of many, but not all parts of the British Empire. This article looks at the history of sterling in the Australia, New Zealand
Aso Mining forced labor controversy (1,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Aso Mining forced labour controversy concerns the use of Allied prisoners of war (POW) and Korean conscripts as labourers for the Aso Mining Company
Pericles (ship) (303 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Pericles, named after the Athenian leader Pericles, was a 1,598 ton, iron hulled, three masted sailing ship, that was built by W. Hood & Co of Aberdeen
Duke of Portland (whaler) (247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Duke of Portland was an American whaler of 400 tons. She was registered in Boston, United States and left Norfolk Island in June 1802, under the command
23rd Battalion (Australia) (2,321 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Imperial Force in France during the Allied Offensive, 1918. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. VI (1st ed.). Sydney, New South Wales:
Aboriginal Australians (6,726 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Anders (20 July 2018). Genomic insights into the human population history of Australia and New Guinea [doctoral thesis – abstract] (Thesis). University
Pacific Island Labourers Act 1901 (574 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pacific Island Labourers Act 1901 was an Act of the Parliament of Australia which was designed to facilitate the mass deportation of nearly all the
John Palmer (1814 schooner) (192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
John Palmer was a schooner of 37 tons (bm) that J. & W. Jenkins constructed in Cockle Bay, Sydney in 1814; she was owned by D. H. Smith of Sydney, and
A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland (491 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Specimen of the Botany of New Holland, also known by its standard abbreviation Spec. Bot. New Holland, was the first published book on the flora of Australia
List of prisons in Australia (1,704 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
now open for public inspection and tours. Throughout the European history of Australia, particularly since its formation as a penal colony, Australia has
Miner's licence (225 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The miner's licence was the colonial government's response to the need to provide infrastructure including policing during the Australian gold rushes.[clarification
Ernest Scott (857 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
B. Fisher of Christchurch. Scott's other works included A Short History of Australia (1916), Men and Thought in Modern History (1916), History and Historical
Corowa Conference (412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Corowa Conference was a meeting of Federationists, held in 1893 in the New South Wales border town of Corowa, which debated the proposed federation
Margaret (1799 brig) (267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Margaret was a British-built Australian brig that was launched in 1799 and wrecked in 1803. Margaret was constructed in London in 1799 and registered to
Grace (1811 ship) (473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Grace was launched at Ipswich in 1811. She spent most of her career sailing to South America. However, she was returning to Britain from New South Wales
John Basson Humffray (620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
John Basson Humffray (17 April 1824 – 18 March 1891) was a leading advocate in the movement of miner reform process in the British colony of Victoria,
One Australia (1,302 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
One Australia was the immigration and ethnic affairs policy of the Liberal-National Opposition in Australia, released in 1988. The One Australia policy
Australian Army unit colour patches (2,690 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Forces" (PDF). The Australian Imperial Force in France, 1916. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. III (12th ed.). Canberra, Australian
Sydney Heritage Fleet (826 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sydney Heritage Fleet, is the trading name of Sydney Maritime Museum Ltd., a public (non-profit) company in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Fleet
Mersey (1801 ship) (457 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mersey was a ship launched at Chittagong in 1801 and wrecked in the Torres Strait, Australia, about mid-June 1804. She was the first merchantman lost in
Verity Burgmann (821 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
History of Australia since 1788, McPhee Gribble/Penguin, Melbourne, 1988. Verity Burgmann and Jenny Lee, Making a Life: A People's History of Australia since
Grace (1811 ship) (473 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Grace was launched at Ipswich in 1811. She spent most of her career sailing to South America. However, she was returning to Britain from New South Wales
Thomas Icely (477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Icely (3 November 1797 – 13 February 1874) was an early colonial New South Wales landholder and stockbreeder. As a nominee Legislative Councillor
Anzac spirit (2,856 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
for Australia as a new nation. Ernest Scott's influential A Short History of Australia, which remained a standard school text for nearly four decades from
Protector of Aborigines (11,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The role of Protector of Aborigines was first established in South Australia in 1836. The role became established in other parts of Australia pursuant
Fly (brig) (114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Fly was a brig of 100 tons that sailed from Calcutta, India, on 14 May 1802 bound for Sydney, New South Wales. She was carrying a cargo of 4,000 imperial
Jackey Jackey (1,047 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jackey Jackey (also spelled Jacky Jacky) (1833–1854) is the name by which Galmahra (a.k.a. Galmarra), the Aboriginal Australian guide and companion to
5th Pioneer Battalion (Australia) (2,086 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
[1929]. The Australian Imperial Force in France, 1916. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. III (12th ed.). Canberra, Australian
Soda bread (1,359 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
University Press, 2011 p114 One continuous picnic: a gastronomic history of Australia By Michael Symons Melbourne Univ. Publishing, 2007. p31 "Early American
Caroline (schooner) (185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Caroline was a schooner constructed in New Bedford, Massachusetts. She disappeared without trace in 1802. Built and registered in New Bedford, she was
Pensacola Convoy (2,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Pensacola Convoy is a colloquialism for a United States military shipping convoy that took place in late 1941 as the Pacific War began. The name was
Far Eastern Liaison Office (584 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Far Eastern Liaison Office (FELO) was a Second World War Propaganda and Field Intelligence unit set up under the orders of the Allied Land Commander
SS Oronsay (1924) (849 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
For other ships called SS Oronsay, see List of ships named Oronsay SS Oronsay was a British ocean liner and World War II troopship. She was sunk by an
Argo (1800) (415 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Argo was an American schooner that was wrecked in Fiji during January 1800. Her owner was Robert Berry. Argo's sailing career was not a smooth one. A contemporary
1890 Australian maritime dispute (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1890 Australian maritime dispute was an industrial dispute that began on 15 August 1890 when the Mercantile Marine Officers' Association directed its
RMS Orion (1,092 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
RMS Orion was an ocean liner launched by the Orient Steam Navigation Company in 1934 and retired from the water in 1963 after carrying about 500,000 passengers
Big Brother Movement (413 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Big Brother Movement was a youth migration program run by a non-profit organisation based in Sydney, Australia. It aimed to bring youths from Britain
Invasion of Buna–Gona (2,469 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The invasion of Buna–Gona, called Operation RI by the Japanese, was a military operation by Imperial Japanese forces to occupy the Buna–Gona area in the
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Betsey was a ship that was launched at Chittagong in 1803. She was abandoned off the coast of New Zealand in 1815. On 28 December 1814 Betsey, under the
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Australian Military History (2008) p. 429 H.S. Gullett, Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–18, Vol. VII The Australian Imperial Force in
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Fightback! was a 650-page economic policy package document proposed by John Hewson, federal leader of the Liberal Party of Australia and Leader of the
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The MV Krait /ˈkraɪt/ is a wooden-hulled vessel famous for its use during World War II by the Z Special Unit (Z Force) of Australia during the raid against
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Biography. Symons, Michael (2007). One Continuous Picnic: A Gastronomic History of Australia (2nd ed.). Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press. pp. 110–112
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in the Western and Eastern Theatres of War, 1914–1918. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. VIII (11th ed.). Canberra: Australian
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Katter, Bob (2012). An Incredible Race of People: A Passionate History of Australia. Millers Point, New South Wales: Murdoch Books Australia. p. 52.
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No. 482 Squadron was a maintenance unit of the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF). It was formed in May 1942 as No. 4 Repair and Salvage Unit, renamed No
Henry Waterhouse (716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain Henry Waterhouse (13 December 1770 – 27 July 1812) was an English naval officer of the Royal Navy who became an early settler in the Colony of
Second Australian Imperial Force in the United Kingdom (8,217 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Imperial Force in France during the Allied Offensive, 1918. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. VI (1st ed.). Canberra: Australian
History of Qantas (7,728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Qantas is Australia's largest airline. Qantas was founded in Winton, Queensland, on 16 November 1920 as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services
Hibernia (1828 ship) (735 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Hibernia was a passenger ship built at Prince Edward's Island in 1828. She was transporting passengers from Liverpool to Australia when a shipboard fire
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ENERGY. Retrieved 2020-09-09. Clark, Manning (1981). "Chapter 8". A History of Australia. Vol. 1 (reprint ed.). ISBN 0-522-84008-6. "The Convict Trail Project"
Atlas Publications (934 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
remained in Melbourne and went on to write a series of biographies, a history of Australia, and a book on Australian art. The Lone Wolf was a Western comic
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[1929]. The Australian Imperial Force in France, 1916. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. III (12th ed.). Sydney, New South Wales:
Henry Waterhouse (716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Captain Henry Waterhouse (13 December 1770 – 27 July 1812) was an English naval officer of the Royal Navy who became an early settler in the Colony of
Australian Army Reserve (8,157 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Command 1st Commando Regiment (HQ at Randwick Barracks, NSW) Military history of Australia portal "Military Organisation and Structure: One Army, Two Armies
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cartridges, accessed July 2012 Cutlack, F. M. (1941). "Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918". The Australian Flying Corps in the Western
Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (3,276 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd, commonly known as the Engineers case, was a landmark decision by the High Court of Australia
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Publishers. p. 285. ISBN 9781400051670. Clarke, Frank G. (2002). The History of Australia. Greenwood Press. ISBN 978-0-313-31498-8. Cooper, Rosalind (1982)
Jervis Bay Nuclear Power Plant (693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Coordinates: 35°07′34″S 150°45′11″E / 35.126°S 150.753°E / -35.126; 150.753 Jervis Bay Nuclear Power Plant was a proposed nuclear power reactor in the
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original on 22 June 2014. Retrieved 22 February 2013. Manning Clark, A History of Australia, volume 1, reprint 1981, ISBN 0-522-84008-6 Taylor, Rowley Straight
Gillard government (17,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gillard government was the Government of Australia led by the 27th Prime Minister of Australia, Julia Gillard, of the Australian Labor Party. The Gillard
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Luggenemenener (c. 1800 – 21 March, 1837) was an early nineteenth-century Tasmanian Aborigine woman, who lived in the early 1800s. She endured the Black
Australian native police (18,079 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australian native police units, consisting of Aboriginal troopers under the command (usually) of at least one white officer, existed in various forms in
Australia Felix (321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australia Felix (Latin for "fortunate Australia" or "happy Australia") was an early name given by Thomas Mitchell to lush pasture in parts of western Victoria
Smallpox (16,877 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
PMID 19329841. S2CID 24057488. Day D (2001). Claiming a Continent: A New History of Australia. Sydney: Harper Collins Publishers PTY Limited. p. 42. ISBN 978-0-7322-6976-0
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self-sacrifice and probably never will. Australia portal Military history of Australia portal Mallett, Ross. "John Antill biography". General Officers of
Temperance movement in Australia (768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The temperance movement has been active in Australia. As with the movement internationally, in Australia it has sought to curb the drinking of alcohol
Federal Council of Australasia (562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Federal Council of Australasia was a forerunner to the current Commonwealth of Australia, though its structure and members were different. The final
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Lasseter's Reef refers to the purported discovery, announced by Harold Bell Lasseter in 1929 and 1930, of a fabulously rich gold deposit in a remote and
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This is a timeline of major crimes in Australia. 26 January 1808 – George Johnston played a key role in the only successful armed takeover of government
2016 Australian census (3,272 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Shorten said that the 2016 census had been the "worst-run ... in the history of Australia". The ABS blamed service provider IBM for the failure in the online
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The Hopetoun Blunder was a political event immediately prior to the Federation of the British colonies in Australia. Federation was scheduled to occur
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The Welcome Nugget is a large gold nugget, weighing 2,217 troy ounces 16 pennyweight. (68.98 kg), that was discovered by a group of twenty-two Cornish
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information Archived 6 October 2017 at the Wayback Machine, Multicultural History of Australia. Retrieved 8 April 2018. Brief History of SBS Archived 24 April 2018
Central Bureau (2,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Central Bureau was one of two Allied signals intelligence (SIGINT) organisations in the South West Pacific area (SWPA) during World War II. Central
Australasian Hydrographic Society (767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australasian Hydrographic Society (AHS) is a professional hydrographic organisation covering Australasia, the South West Pacific and South East Asia
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The "Bulletin Debate" was a well-publicised dispute in The Bulletin magazine between two of Australia's best known writers and poets, Henry Lawson and
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adaptable." Symons, Michael (2007). One Continuous Picnic: A gastronomic history of Australia (2nd ed.). Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press. pp. 86–87
Mary River turtle (1,258 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
lineage of turtles that has all but disappeared from the evolutionary history of Australia. The Mary River turtle is one of Australia's largest turtles. Specimens