Bourke Street Melbourne, looking west from Swanston Street, showing south side of the street c1880

Bourke Street Melbourne, Australia - looking west from Swanston Street, showing south side of the street albumen silver photograph La Trobe Picture Collection - State Library of Victoria

Circular Quay, Sydney Harbour 1900's

Photograph of Circular Quay (Sydney Harbour) in the early Wallpaper and background photos of Circular Quay for fans of Australia images.

Banjo Patterson (1864 - 1941) - Australian Poet and author of 'The Man From Snowy River'

Andrew Barton "Banjo" Paterson - OBE was an Australian bush poet, journalist and author. Born in "Narrambla", near Orange, New South Wales, Australia. Author of the poem 'The Man From Snowy River'

Kew Post Office, corner High Street and Cotham Road, c. 1890. Preserved today as QPO Bar and Restaurant

Kew Post Office, corner High Street and Cotham Road, c. Preserved today as QPO Bar and Restaurant. I used to live at almost this vantage point, about a shop in a little over 100 years later

1910's Swanston St looking North

Looking along Swanston Street, Melbourne, Photograph from Harold Paynting Collection, State Library Victoria / Lyle Fowler.

Melbourne's first electric tram - built in 1889 by the Box Hill and Doncaster Tramway Company Limited

Australia’s first suburban electric tramway service at the Box Hill terminus on opening day, 14 October

Australia was the first nation to give women both voting rights and the right to sit in office. | 14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

I think every woman who is against feminism shouldn't vote. Because it is thanks to feminism women can vote today. At the time the photo was taken, feminists were called suffragettes.

It was once illegal to ocean swim in daylight. | 14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

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