Australian History

Paddle steamers and paddle boats

November 27, 2019 suggpixc 0

Paddle steamers and paddle boats have been on the Murray River and in the Murray-Darling Basin since 1853 when William Randell launched the first steamer the P.S. Mary Ann near Mannum, South Australia.  The first […]

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Australian History

The settlement of Kerry in Queensland

October 16, 2019 suggpixc 0

Kerry is a farming locality between Beaudesert and the Lamington National Park. Kerry Road was the track to the Lamington National Park and a primary school opened in 1884 (it closed in 1943), the Kerry […]

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Australian Photographs

Australian Time-Lapse

July 10, 2018 suggpixc 0

This entire Australian time-lapse sequence was painstaking captured on digital SLR cameras and edited from 104,000 individual photographs by renowned Australian photographer Dayman Steptoe. It was featured in National Geographic in November 2011 and has […]

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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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