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Postcodes in Australia (1,903 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
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 encyclopaedia of all aspects of the history of Sydney. The
SS Ellengowan (1,264 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
Commonwealth of Nations (14,667 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 10 February 2018. Russell Ward, A Nation for a Continent: the history of Australia, 1901–1975 (1977) p 343 "Trading Places: The "Commonwealth effect"
Petrov Affair (2,403 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
Greta Army Camp (571 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
Trepanging (769 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
Kanaka (Pacific Island worker) (1,716 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)
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 Bicentenary (1,587 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
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 (2,793 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
Manning Clark (9,486 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
Australia Zoo (2,704 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australia Zoo is a 700-acre (280 ha) zoo in the Australian state of Queensland on the Sunshine Coast near Beerwah/Glass House Mountains. It is a member
Roaring Forties (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Roaring Forties are strong westerly winds that occur in the Southern Hemisphere, generally between the latitudes of 40° and 50° south. The strong eastward
ANZUS (4,960 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
International Force East Timor (4,464 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
Kutini-Payamu (Iron Range) National Park (1,153 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)
Albanese ministry (864 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
South Sea Islanders (1,275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
South Sea Islanders, formerly referred to as Kanakas, are the Australian descendants of Pacific Islanders from more than 80 islands – including the Oceanian
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
Packet trade (1,213 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 boat or ship. The boats or ships are called "packet boats
Conscription in Australia (3,586 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 which dates back to the implementation
Postmaster-General's Department (416 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
Cocos Islands mutiny (1,274 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
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
ECHELON (5,438 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
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
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
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
Court of equity (4,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A court of equity, also known as an equity court or chancery court, is a court authorized to apply principles of equity rather than principles of law to
Victorian gold rush (4,541 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
Fraser government (2,196 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
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
Australian Labor Party split of 1931 (285 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
Holey dollar (1,465 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
Eight-hour day (6,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The eight-hour day (also known as the 40-hour week movement or the short-time movement) was a social movement to regulate the length of a working day,
Oakey Army Aviation Centre (1,321 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
Blackbirding (15,420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Blackbirding is the coercion of people through deception or kidnapping to work as slaves or poorly paid labourers in countries distant from their native
SS Canberra (1,955 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
Aquarius Festival (763 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
Capital punishment in Australia (2,879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Capital punishment in Australia has been abolished in all jurisdictions since 1985. Queensland abolished the death penalty in 1922. Tasmania did the same
Abbott ministry (503 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
Bathurst War (2,792 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,
Abbott ministry (503 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
HMS Endeavour (8,316 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
HMS Endeavour was a British Royal Navy research vessel that Lieutenant James Cook commanded to Tahiti, New Zealand and Australia on his first voyage of
Vietnam Medal (502 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
Contents of the United States diplomatic cables leak (Australia) (1,144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Content from the United States diplomatic cables leak has depicted Australia and related subjects extensively. The leak, which began on 28 November 2010
Terra Australis (5,848 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 centuries
Gippsland massacres (748 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gippsland Gippsland (Australia) The Gippsland massacres were a series of mass murders of Gunai Kurnai people, an Aboriginal Australian people living in
Early 1990s recession in Australia (2,479 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
Battle of Christmas Island (1,187 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
Black War (7,754 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
Vietnam Logistic and Support Medal (323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Vietnam Logistic and Support Medal was issued to recognise the service of Australian support personnel during the Vietnam War. The qualifying criteria
Australian Secret Intelligence Service (4,787 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
De Havilland Australia (1,835 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
Society for Underwater Historical Research (3,383 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
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
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II in Australian service (2,787 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
Caledon Bay crisis (1,929 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
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
Elizabeth Henrietta (1816 ship) (831 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) (1,430 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
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
No. 79 Squadron RAAF (4,609 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
Sharpies (Australian subculture) (609 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
2021 Solomon Islands unrest (2,172 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
Camden Airport (New South Wales) (1,235 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
First Turnbull ministry (1,034 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 (8,362 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
Parit Sulong Massacre (1,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Parit Sulong Massacre was a Japanese war crime committed by members of the Imperial Japanese Army on 22 January 1942 in the village of Parit Sulong
Woomera, South Australia (3,435 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
No. 35 Squadron RAAF (1,527 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
General Dynamics F-111C (6,681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The General Dynamics F-111C (nicknamed the "Pig") is a variant of the F-111 Aardvark medium-range interdictor and tactical strike aircraft, developed by
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
SS Gothenburg (4,055 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
Cowra breakout (1,617 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
3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 3rd Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment (3 RAR) is a mechanised infantry battalion of the Australian Army, based in Kapyong Lines, Townsville as part
HMS Discovery (1789) (1,428 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
Lake Mungo remains (3,643 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
New South Wales gold rush (2,539 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2021. Retrieved 14 February 2012. Macintyre, S. (1999). A Concise History of Australia. Cambridge University Press. p. 86. Dr Graeme Aplin. "Goldrush".
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
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
Keating government (4,758 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
Selection (Australian history) (1,052 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
Australian Labor Party split of 1955 (3,390 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
Forty-eighters (3,163 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Forty-eighters (48ers) were Europeans who participated in or supported the Revolutions of 1848 that swept Europe. In the German Confederation, the
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
UKUSA Agreement (4,071 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
Colonial forces of Australia (16,452 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
Operation Source (1,827 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
Afghan cameleers in Australia (4,445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Afghan cameleers in Australia, also known as "Afghans" or "Ghans", were camel drivers who worked in Outback Australia from the 1860s to the 1930s. Small
Hawke government (6,405 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
Rose Hill Packet (1,422 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
Australian Overland Telegraph Line (3,794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Overland Telegraph Line was an electrical telegraph system for sending messages the 3200 kilometres (2000 miles) between Darwin, in what
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
Pinjarra massacre (3,269 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
George Odgers (702 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
SS Hertford (1,323 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
Defence of Australia policy (757 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
List of inquiries into uranium mining in Australia (500 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
Wave Hill walk-off (5,180 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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 walk-off and
New Australia (1,156 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
Rudd government (2013) (4,475 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
The Oaks Airfield (968 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
Power Without Glory (1,949 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
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
Kimberley Plan (754 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
No. 6 Squadron RAAF (4,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
No. 6 Squadron is a Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) electronic attack squadron. It was formed in 1917 as a training unit based in England during World
McClelland Royal Commission (1,438 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
Bushranger ban (2,174 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
Aboriginal Protection Board (1,712 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
1998 Australian waterfront dispute (1,635 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
Royal Australian Army Chaplains' Department (932 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
Eureka Rebellion (17,200 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
generous concession offered by a governor to a major opponent in the history of Australia up to that time. The members of the commission were appointed before
No. 82 Wing RAAF (3,664 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
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)
Second Morrison ministry (2,475 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
Australia 2020 Summit (1,390 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
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
SS Orcades (1936) (971 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
List of Australian place names changed from German names (787 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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Welcome Stranger (794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Welcome Stranger is an alluvial gold nugget which is the biggest ever discovered, and was unearthed by Cornish miners John Deason and Richard Oates
Hermannsburg School (403 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
Cullin-la-ringo massacre (1,483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cullin-la-ringo massacre Cullin-la-ringo massacre (Australia) The Cullin-la-ringo massacre, also known as the Wills tragedy, was a massacre of white colonists
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
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
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
Prices and Incomes Accord (2,693 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Prices and Incomes Accord (also known as The Accord, the ALP–ACTU Accord, or ACTU–Labor Accord) was a series of agreements between the Australian Labor
Maritime Union of Australia (1,258 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
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 rules football during the World Wars (1,840 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
Australian Natives' Association (3,033 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
Battle of Brisbane (4,057 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Battle of Brisbane was a riot with United States military personnel on one side and Australian servicemen and civilians on the other, in Brisbane,
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
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
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
1st Aviation Regiment (Australia) (942 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
Far East Strategic Reserve (1,069 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
Metrication in Australia (3,449 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
HMCS Integrity (1804) (2,513 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
Government Aircraft Factories (1,807 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Government Aircraft Factories (GAF) was the name of an aircraft manufacturer owned by the Government of Australia. The primary factory was located at Fishermans
Aviation in Australia (1,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aviation in Australia began in 1920 with the formation of Qantas, which became the flag carrier of Australia. The Australian National Airways (ANA) was
Office of Australian War Graves (359 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
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
Draft-card burning (4,617 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 as part
Red Flag riots (1,230 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
Vincent Lingiari (1,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Vincent Lingiari AM (/lɪŋdʒɪjɑːri/; 13 June 1908 or 1919 – 21 January 1988) was an Australian Aboriginal rights activist of the Gurindji people. In his
Australia Card (1,058 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
Mannalargenna (552 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mannalargenna, also spelt Manalakina (c.1770–1835), was an Aboriginal Tasmanian leader and warrior. Mannalargenna (or was Manalakina) a Chief of the Trawlwoolway
Hume and Hovell expedition (2,440 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
United States Army Air Forces in Australia (3,773 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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HMS Otranto (3,258 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
5th Aviation Regiment (Australia) (2,484 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
Peaceful penetration (1,274 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
Australian one-pound note (456 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
Brisbane Line (1,116 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
Waterside Workers' Federation of Australia (1,742 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
Rudd government (2007–2010) (10,027 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
German settlement in Australia (1,086 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
Richmond River massacres (766 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
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
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
Fleet Radio Unit, Melbourne (948 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fleet Radio Unit, Melbourne (FRUMEL) was a United States–Australian–British signals intelligence unit, founded in Melbourne, Australia, during World War
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
171st Special Operations Aviation Squadron (1,912 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 that provides aviation support to the Special Operations
171st Special Operations Aviation Squadron (1,912 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 that provides aviation support to the Special Operations
Evans Head Memorial Aerodrome (4,021 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) (904 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Harrington was a British vessel launched at Calcutta in 1796 for the Bengal Pilot Service. A French privateer captured her on 9 November 1797 at Balasore
Van Diemen's Land Company (853 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
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
Mowla Bluff massacre (288 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
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
Berrima Correctional Centre (1,349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Berrima Correctional Centre was an Australian prison, located at Berrima, New South Wales. The Centre was operational between 1839 and 2011 with a
Australian Engineering Heritage Register (107 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
Commonwealth Franchise Act 1902 (1,534 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
Bangka Island massacre (1,272 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
Australian flying fox die-offs (500 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In the last two decades tens of thousands of Australian flying foxes have died during extreme heat events. Flying fox die-offs feature arguably among the
1989 Australian pilots' dispute (482 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 (3,837 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
Nigel Barker (sprinter) (561 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
Australian Squadron (338 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
HMAS Melbourne served as squadron flagship between 1922 and 1928. Military history of Australia portal List of ships assigned to the Australian Squadron Australia
Australian Army Reserve (8,199 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 "Portfolio Budget Statements 2022-23 Budget Related Paper
Biosecurity Act 2015 (2,495 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Biosecurity Act 2015 is an Act of the Parliament of Australia which manages biosecurity risks in Australia. It was enacted on 16 June 2015, after the
Allied occupation of German New Guinea (1,208 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
William Dawes (British Marines officer) (2,150 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
Seamen's Union of Australia (705 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
173rd Special Operations Aviation Squadron (1,470 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 173rd Special Operations Aviation Squadron (173 SOAS) is an Australian Army helicopter training squadron that provides support to the Special Operations
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
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 August
Toonen v. Australia (2,644 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
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
Military Historical Society of Australia (1,850 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
History of pound sterling in Oceania (2,517 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
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:
Pilbara (3,825 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
July 2008. Retrieved 10 June 2008. Peoples History of Australia (9 April 2020). "People's History of Australia Podcast. Episode 10 – The epic story of mining
Coniston massacre (4,717 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 territory of Central Australia (now the Northern Territory)
Federation Drought (2,882 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
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
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
Main line of resistance (638 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Force in France during the Main German Offensive, 1918. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. V (8th ed.). Canberra: Australian War
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
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 (Cth) was an Act of the Parliament of Australia which was designed to facilitate the mass deportation of Pacific
Aso Mining forced labor controversy (1,101 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
Anzac spirit (2,865 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
Howard government (17,209 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Howard government refers to the federal executive government of Australia led by Prime Minister John Howard between 11 March 1996 and 3 December 2007
List of prisons in Australia (1,811 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Prisoner of war (14,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Mersey (1801 ship) (455 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
Sydney Heritage Fleet (969 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 company in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. The Fleet restores and
Aboriginal Australians (7,408 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 (PhD thesis). University of Cambridge. doi:10.17863/CAM
5th Pioneer Battalion (Australia) (2,092 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
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
1971 South Africa rugby union tour of Australia (795 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
au/rn/history/hindsight/stories/s938629.htm People's History of Australia (9 April 2020). "People's History of Australia Podcast. Episode 3 – Racists go home! Protesting
Pensacola Convoy (2,608 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
Protector of Aborigines (11,530 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian colonies and in the nineteenth century created offices involved in dealing with indigenous people in the jurisdictions. The role of Protector
Australian Army unit colour patches (2,841 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
1890 Australian maritime dispute (918 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
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 (1,066 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jackey Jackey (also spelled Jacky Jacky) (c. 1833–1854), Aboriginal name Galmahra (or Galmarra), was the Aboriginal Australian guide and companion to surveyor
Australian Women's Land Army (880 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Australian Women's land Army (AWLA) was an organisation created in World War II in Australia to combat rising labour shortages in the farming sector
Invasion of Buna–Gona (2,496 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
Hunter River (New South Wales) (1,154 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
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"
Argo (1800 ship) (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
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
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
Raid on Bir el Hassana (828 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Hibernia (1828 ship) (520 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
Flare gun (1,020 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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
SS Oronsay (1924) (941 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
MV Krait (612 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Fightback! (policy) (949 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
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
RMS Orion (1,088 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
No. 482 Squadron RAAF (1,391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
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
1st Pioneer Battalion (Australia) (1,953 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.). Sydney, New South Wales:
Amalgamated Society of Engineers v Adelaide Steamship Co Ltd (3,287 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
Search for HMAS Sydney and German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran (3,398 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Numerous attempts were made to find the Australian cruiser HMAS Sydney and the German auxiliary cruiser Kormoran, which were both lost in a sea battle
Gillard government (17,864 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
Betsey (1803 ship) (410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
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
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
George Bass (2,262 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
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
Australian native police (18,135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australian native police were specialised mounted military units consisting of detachments of Aboriginal troopers under the command of White officers appointed
Fire (4,730 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
history of Canada (2007) online Pyne, Stephen J. Burning bush : a fire history of Australia (1991) online Pyne, Stephen J. Between Two Fires: A Fire History
Eureka (word) (1,256 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Place Names, by Erwin Gudde, p. 105 West, Barbara A. (2010). A Brief History of Australia. Infobase Publishing. pp. 66–67. ISBN 9780816078851. Bell, Eric Temple
Granny Smith (1,521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 25. Symons, Michael (2007). One Continuous Picnic: A Gastronomic History of Australia (2nd ed.). Carlton, Victoria: Melbourne University Press. pp. 110–112
Dawson River (Queensland) (684 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
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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
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The Big Brother Movement was a youth migration programme run by a non-profit organisation based in Sydney, Australia. It aimed to bring youths from Britain
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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
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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 Jervis Bay
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Qantas is Australia's largest airline. Qantas was founded in Winton, Queensland, on 16 November 1920 as Queensland and Northern Territory Aerial Services
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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
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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
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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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the First Phase of the Gallipoli Campaign, May 4, 1915. Official History of Australia in the War of 1914–1918. Vol. I (11th ed.). Sydney, New South Wales:
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The temperance movement has been active in Australia. As with the movement internationally, in Australia it has sought to curb the drinking of alcohol
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
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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
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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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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. 4 March 1804 – Castle Hill convict rebellion. 26 January 1808 – George Johnston played a key role in the
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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)
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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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left his wife Joan and son, Peter. Peoples History of Australia (9 April 2020). "People's History of Australia Podcast. Episode 4 – The life and times of
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The Welcome Nugget was 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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The Commonwealth Line was a shipping company owned and operated by the Australian federal government between 1916 and 1928. It was officially known as
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On 29 November 1917, an egg was thrown at the Australian Prime Minister Billy Hughes at the Warwick railway station, Queensland, during his campaign for
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During World War I, recruitment marches or snowball marches to state capital cities were a feature of volunteer recruiting drives for the Australian Imperial
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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
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Fleet Radio Units (FRU) were the major centers for Allied cryptological and signals intelligence during the Pacific Campaign of World War II. Initially