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Australian History

Australia’s Oldest Surviving Gold Rush Town

July 8, 2018 suggpixc 0

Australia’s oldest surviving gold-rush town, Sofala, is just 49 km from Bathurst in New South Wales. The village has only two streets, with most of the buildings in original condition. Edward Hargraves discovered gold nearby […]

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Australian History

The inland River Port of Morgan

June 3, 2018 suggpixc 0

The inland River Port of Morgan was once one of the busiest inland ports in Australia. It is located on the North-West Bend of the River Murray in South Australia, about 320 kms by water […]

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Federation Architecture

June 3, 2018 suggpixc 0

Federation architecture refers to the architectural style of Australian homes built around the decades before and after 1900 AD. These houses reflect the Art Nouveau movement at the time of Federation of the Australian States […]

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Bell, Bunya Highway, Queensland

March 27, 2016 suggpixc 0

Originally the area around Bell on the Bunya Highway in Queensland was part of a large land holding called Jimbour Station. In the 1870s the area was opened up for closer settlement and Angus & […]

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Overland Telegraph Line – Australia

March 14, 2016 suggpixc 0

BY RICK MOORE Danger, exploration, innovation and the risk of financial ruin were all part of the construction of the 3200 km Overland Telegraph Line from Port Augusta to Darwin that would provide Australia’s first […]

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