The story of how my great great grandfather came to Australia from Scotland in the 1860's.
The story of the journey William Humphrey and his family took was passed down through my family. Particularly the part of been lost at sea and the men wanting to kill the Albatrosses which was against seafaring lore.
Although it has been some 82 years since the Henry Lawson Memorial & Literary Society began, you can still find its members gathering in the heart of Melbourne to celebrate his life and work.
A reflection of images and stories from Deaf Children Australia. This story is built upon 150 years of experience of supporting deaf children and their families. These images show just a small part of who we are, where we have come from and what we continue to do nowadays.
A description of the development of Chiltern through the eyes of Mr W.J. Findlay.
In 1861 residents of Victoria and South Australia funded competing expeditions to cross Australia from south to north through the centre.
In 1862 an expedition led by John McDouall Stuart completed the first successful south-north crossing of the continent.
Between 1863 and 1888 seven intercolonial conferences were held to consider various intercolonial issues.