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Since the last one did so well lets keep it going.
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>>4500177

>>4457967
First thead.
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>>4500177

Unidentified soldier of the First AIF. The photograph was probably taken in Australia, pre-embarkation for WWI, sometime between 1915 and 1918.
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Golden Summer, Eaglemont, Arthur Streeton, 1889
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Floods at Grafton, NSW, 11 March 1890
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Australian Penny, 1943
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The Murray River Flag is flown from paddle steamers and other vessels, in the states of New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia, that ply the waters of the Murray-Darling river system.
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Sydney Harbour Bridge opening celebrations poster, 1932
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Victoria Square, Adelaide, 1901
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A group of students and teachers from Miss Griffin's School for Girls at 'Normanhurst', Springwood, NSW, 1904
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A Summer Morning Tiff, Tom Roberts, 1886
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Returned World War II soldiers march down Queen Street, Brisbane, 1944
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Flag of the City of Melbourne
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Early town plan of Adelaide according to Colonel William Light’s original plan for the city. Light arranged the city in a grid with public squares and surrounding parkland. His plan for the city and its development became known as ‘Light’s Vision’. 1839
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Reproduction of the banner first carried by unionists in a march on 12 May 1856 from Carlton Gardens to Cremorne Gardens in Richmond, where a fete was held to celebrate the gain of the eight hour day.
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A Bush Burial, Frederick McCubbin, 1890
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A colour lithograph by an unknown artist of the opening of provisional parliament house in Canberra, 9 May 1927
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The modern design of the Eureka Flag.
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Light Horseman returned from London, Sydney, 1937
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>>4500186

The cross is repeated everywhere, variations on St George's Cross, which is of course England's flag and a Christian cross. The English being one of the peoples that make us up, along with the Scottish, Irish & Welsh, and Christianity being the faith of all.
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A band of Adelie penguins met on the floe ice when sledging off Queen Mary Land, Western Antarctic Base, Australian Antarctic Expedition, by Andrew D. Watson, 1912
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>>4500177
Greatly appreciated the first one btw.
A dumb fuck Kraut
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I can't find any HQ pictures of The Great Emu War but if I could I would post them here. Cheers, cunts. You're all a bunch of beautiful fuckers.
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Dendrobium bigibbum, Cooktown orchid, Queensland’s floral emblem, Robert Fitzgerald, 1893
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Bettongia Campestris, Desert Rat Kangaroo, John Gould, 1845
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Lathamus discolor, Swift Lorikeet. Cyclopsitta Coxeni, Coxen’s Parrakeet. Silvester Diggles, 1864
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Swagmen standing under trees, outback Queensland, 1905
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The Union Flag was used as a flag of Australia until 1953, although the Australian blue ensign saw use as a governmental flag of Australia, and an informal national flag of the country since the early 20th century.

In 1953, the Australian blue ensign was named the national flag of Australia, through the Flags Act 1953. Although the Australian blue ensign replaced the Union Jack as the flag of Australia, Australian prime minister Robert Menzies told Australians that the Union Flag would be flown together with the Australian national flag "on notable occasions". Section 8 of that Flag Act also specified that the formalisation of the Australian blue ensign as the national flag did "not affect the right or privilege of a person to fly the Union Jack".
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The Royal Hymn Of Australia, God Save The Queen. Sung and Played by the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra.

Often played during ANZAC, Remembrance and Royal occasions. This intrinsic and traditional element of the Australian experience was once Australia's National Anthem from 1788 to 1984 for almost 200 years.

This is the very same anthem that our ANZACs, and the majority of our war veterans sung to with such patriotic fervor and passion.

At the proclamation of our current national anthem in 1984, the Governor-General Sir Ninian Stephen declared that the former anthem was to be named the Royal Anthem of Australia and to be played on appropriate occasions such as ANZAC dawn services, Remembrance Day ceremonies and Royal Occasions and Celebrations.

The Royal Anthem has been sung as part of the ANZAC Dawn Service program since its inception. And the Royal Anthem today, symbolises our traditions, our culture, and the Australian experience.
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Banner of the coat of arms of Australia from 1908–1912, that was used as the standard for Australia at the coronation of King George V in 1911.
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When The First Fleet landed in Australia, King George III was King.
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Official portrait of Captain James Cook, Nathaniel Dance-Holland, 1775
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>>4500389
Cheers Hans.

Anglo Saxons are a Germanic people, so that probably makes us cousins.
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Mug of milk, 1930s
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"Australia's sweetheart", Nellie Stewart, 1908
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South Melbourne Town Hall, Victoria, completed 1880
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Lorry-load of rabbits, Braidwood, New South Wales, early 1900s
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Blind children playing, Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind, Melbourne, August 28, 1912
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My Grandfather and my uncles use to go rabbiting, or ferreting, all the time. Find a series of rabbit burrows cover all of the entrances with nets then send ferrets down the holes flushing out all the rabbits.
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Troopers S. Wilkinson, J. W. Holmes and G. R. Green shaving outdoors, using their tank as a dressing table, Western Australia, 1940s
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The Arbour (1910) by Emanuel Phillips Fox
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Guidelines for Flying The Australian Flag

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Flinders Street Station decorated for the first visit of Queen Elizabeth II, Melbourne, 1954
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On the Thailand Railway (1946) by Harold Abbott
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Bump
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Statue of William Charles Wentworth (August 1790 – 20 March 1872). Early activist for Australian self-rule. Founded the Australian Patriotic Association, the first political party in Australia.
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>>4500177
Australia past is fucked up. Saw a film about some orphans that were shipped to Australia to colonise the place. It had two brothers in it. The guy in charge was some small boy much older then the rest he was asian. Theres a scene where the boys are fucking pigs. The asian boy finds out and charges in to stop them he beats them all up. It's some depressing film.
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>>4500177
>>4506611
When usa first was being colonised it was hard then later it was great everyone got land food was plenty but Australia was hard to live in
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>>4506611
Your problem is mistaking a film for reality.
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>>4506614
Thats not true, both were equally hard or easy depending on the specific situation. The two largest differences between the colonisation of the US vs Australia are, one, Australia was a penal colony and two, Australia was far more isolated.
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>>4506929
America was a penal colony.
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>>4506929
australia only 10 percent of the land is farmable. America was a lot easier near the late 1700's they just had indians. The weather was okay you could farm and had bison and trappings

what did australia have deserts
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>>4506946
Far more than 10 percent is farmable. Australia is not mostly desert. The weather and the land in America is far more inhospitable because of the extreme winters and the fact that the land had to be cleared, it was thick woodland upon arrival.
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Peter Miller Cunningham (1789–1864) was a Scottish naval surgeon and pioneer in Australia. In 1817 he arrived in Australia and would write an account of his observation in the book "Two Years in New South Wales" in 1827.
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> In the American states, and the Canadas, you have to proceed seldom less than a a thousand miles inland before you can obtain unlocated ground, which even then , in the States, you are obliged to purchase, while your produce has all to be trans ported by land and interior water carriage from one to two thousand miles, before it reaches the point of exportation.

> In New South Wales, on the contrary, you may have abundance of land within from fifty to a hundred and fifty miles of the coast, upon terms neither irksome nor burdensome. In America, the soil is almost uniformly covered with such dense forests, that a cart cannot pass readily through them without cutting down trees here and there on the route ; while the grass is either completely choked by the fallen leaves or so smothered by the overshadowing summer foliage, that its scantiness and sickly vegetation quite unfit it for pasture, except in the interior prairies and a few spots on the banks of rivers, where the soil is too wet for the growth of timber. Upon our very sea coast, or as soon as you have traversed at farthest from twenty to forty miles, the country is generally so thinly timbered that you may drive a carriage over it in all directions ; while the trees also, being but slightly clothed , and all evergreens— consequently never shedding their leaves - afford both a cool retreat for the cattle in the summer heats and a tolerable protection for the sward of native grass which every where abounds. Hence all kinds of stock may be kept here at the very outset-a thing quite impracticable in America.

> Again ;-In America, the severe winter totally precludes the field - pasturing of cattle, which must during that season be supported on hay, or the tender buds and sprouts of the forest trees, lopped off for them to browse upon. Here the winters are so mild , that native grass always sufficient abounds whereupon to winter all the stock you are for many years likely to possess.




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>>4506946
>America was a lot easier near the late 1700's they just had indians.

Oh is THAT all? The so-called "first murricans" weren't the indigenous eco-hippes you learned about in woke-history class. Diaries kept by the early settlers records a far less savory picture. Of course, those are all distortions and lies while every diary kept by a Jew during the Holocaust is unquestionable truth.
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AAMWS (Private Gwynneth Patterson) (1944) by Nora Heysen
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Society of Artists' Selection Committee, 1907

Julian Ashton, Rose Norman Lindsay, Harry Weston, Will Dyson, Norman Lindsay, young Souter, Sidney Long & D.H. Souter
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>>4506946
Tell me you aren't an Aussie without telling me you aren't an Aussie.
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Picnic group in the countryside seated next to a car, early 1900s
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Geelong League Football Club, 1948
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>>4501007
shame melbourne and sydney have lost so much of their victorian architecture
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>>4507919
WE ARE GEELONG!
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A bronze medallion portrait of Wentworth by Thomas Woolner, 1854
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>>4509588We are Geelong, the greatest team of all
We are Geelong; we’re always on the ball
We play the game as it should be played
At home or far away
Our banners fly high, from dawn to dark
Down at Kardinia Park

So! Stand up and fight, remember our tradition
Stand up and fight, it’s always our ambition
Throughout the game to fight with all our might
Because we’re the mighty blue and white
And when the ball is bounced, to the final bell
Stand up and fight like hell!
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Australian soldiers carrying the "Little Digger" Prime Minister Billy Hughes down George Street, Sydney, after Hughes returned from the Paris Peace Conference
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Official portrait of William Morris Hughes, George Washington Lambert, 1927. Seventh prime minister of Australia, in office from 1915 to 1923.
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Joseph Docker's estate, 1850
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Campbell's Wharf (1857) by Conrad Martens
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I D No 1129 08228 sometime in 1980-11-00 of Urban Transit Authority Leyland Atlantean 1129. The bus has a body built by Pressed Metal Corporation at Revesby in Sydney in 1971. The Atlantean is on Route Route 286 Wynyard and is in Kent Road, North Ryde, Sydney, N.S.W. Australia.
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Surfing Bondi, 1938
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Sydney, 1981
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Sydney, Sept 1976
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Sydney 1968
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8 Jun 1901
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>>4509588
Get fucked you footy pisshead.
I hate footy like you wouldn't believe.
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>>4510446
Used to ride on that type of bus to school.
Fuck I'm old.
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>>4510453
Had my dick sucked many times at Kings Cross.
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The Australasian Anti-Transportation League Flag was designed in 1849 by Reverend John West in Launceston, Tasmania. It is the oldest known flag to feature a representation of the Southern Cross with the stars arranged as they are seen in the sky.
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Albury Dean Street Parade Girls 1950s
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>>4510459
Post some shit from back in your day.
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Norfolk Island, 1900
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>>4511580
I've always wanted to go.
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These are great, never seen them before.
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>>4510997 Bruce Skipworth kisses his wife Elaine as he holds his seven week old daughter for the first time, Garden Island, Sydney, 11 October 1968
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Do they know their proper pronouns yet. Especially for the butt pirates.
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Colour lithograph of the First Fleet entering Port Jackson on January 26 1788, drawn in 1888. Creator: E. Le Bihan
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Statue of Arthur Phillip, a British Royal Navy officer who served as the first governor of the Colony of New South Wales, in the Royal Botanic Gardens, Sydney
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>>4514490
Pls post nicole Kidman shes the most beautiful actress ever
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>>4514459
What is it
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>>4515570
The first two are of a building that no longer exists and the last is just a photo I've never seen before.
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