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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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Mannhill railway station
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Mannahill in South Australia

August 20, 2017 suggpixc 0

Mannahill in South Australa is located on the stock route that passed from the Barrier Ranges in New South Wales to the then rail head at Terowie SA. The village also supported early gold mining […]

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Uluru - Northern Territory
Australian Cattle Stations

Outback Australia

December 20, 2016 suggpixc 0

Regional and Outback Australia is the home of iconic landscapes, people, towns and settlements. The spirit of endeavour, acceptance of hardship and close community bonds can be found everywhere and they provide an endless pallet […]

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Beaudesert Campdraft 2016
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Beaudesert Campdraft 2016

April 16, 2016 suggpixc 0

I had the good fortune to stay and watch the Campdrafting for a few days at this event… a wonderful time. From notes on Wikipedia it is thought the sport developed in outback Queensland among […]

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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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Australian History

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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Bingara is on Australia's History Trail
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Bingara is on Australia’s History Trail

September 4, 2015 suggpixc 0

Bingara is on Australia’s History Trail in North Western NSW and was a pastoral settlement that commenced in about 1830, it was not until the discovery of Gold in 1853 that the communities of Bingara and Upper Bingara began […]

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