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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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Architecture

Sublime design: the Queenslander

February 23, 2018 suggpixc 0

The classic Queenslander, whose design can be easily modified to suit our contemporary lifestyles. Wikimedia Commons Lindy Osborne, Queensland University of Technology The Queenslander house is a classic piece of Australian architectural design. With its […]

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Clunes – Victorian Gold Rush Town

August 25, 2017 suggpixc 0

Step back into the gold rush era in Clunes – Victorian Gold Rush Town with street-scapes straight out of a colonial history book. This picturesque and laid-back town was once the fifth largest in the […]

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Peterborough is in the mid north of South Australia
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Peterborough South Australia

August 20, 2017 suggpixc 0

Peterborough is in the mid north of South Australia, at the 2011 census the town had a population of 1,486. It was originally named Petersburg after the landowner however was one of 69 places in […]

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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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Koorawatha – New South Wales

March 19, 2016 suggpixc 0

Township famous for a gun battle between police and the bushranger Ben Hall. Located 337 km from Sydney, Koorawatha is a tiny township on the Olympic Highway between Young and Cowra whose only real claim […]

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