50 Insane Facts About Australia

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Australia was the first nation to give women both voting rights and the right to sit office in 1902. | 14 Little Known Nuggets Of Australian History

Australia was the first nation to give women both voting rights and the right to sit in office.

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.

Fred Hollows (1929-1993) - Australian ophtalmologist who was passionate about restoring the eyesight of aboriginal people and 3rd world communities. An Inspirer whose work is extended by the Fred Hollows Foundation and people he trained.

Fred Hollows was a passionate ophthalmologist who became known for his work helping restore the eyesight of countless thousands of.

DR. VICTOR CHANG  ~ R.I.P ~  (1936-1991) was a Chinese-Australian cardiac surgeon and a pioneer of heart transplan. Born in Shanghai to Australian-born Chinese parents, he grew up in Hong Kong before moving to Australia. After medical school at the University of Sydney and working in St Vincent's Hospital, he trained in the UK and the USA as a surgeon before returning to Australia. In St Vincent's Hospital. On 4 July 1991, Chang was shot twice in the head and his body was found next to his…

Named Australian of the Century - As a gifted surgeon, respected humanitarian and skilled campaigner, Dr Victor Chang was a pioneer of the modern era of heart transplantation. He was murdered in 1991 as he drove to work.

Great cookies I enjoyed in Australia and sometimes get cravings for.

Aussie Tim Tams - the famous Tim Tam Slam. You haven't lived if you haven't slammed.

This is Leslie "Bull" Allen, 2/5th Australian Infantry Battalion, carrying a wounded American solider to safety during the Wau-Salamaua campaign of World War II. He would go on to save another 11 American soldiers that day facing sniper, machine gun and the mortar fire.

This famous photograph by war correspondent Gordon Short captures Leslie ‘Bull’ Allen rescuing a wounded American soldier on Mount Tambu, New Guinea, of July (Source: Australian War Memorial, image number

Ned Kelly (famous Australian bushranger) death mask, Beechworth Museum, Victoria, Australia 2009 © Incognita Nom de Plume

Ned Kelly (famous Australian bushranger) death mask, Beechworth Museum, Victoria, Australia 2009 © Incognita Nom de Plume

Police mug shot of Ned Kelly at fifteen. 1871.

Irish-Australian outlaw Ned Kelly, age fifteen, c. (National Museum of Australia-Canberra)

World-renowned Australian neurosurgeon Charlie Teo has announced a 10-year global plan to find a cure for brain cancer.  He heads to Washington DC next week to address the US Congress and push for brain cancer research as part of President Barack Obama's initiative to map the human brain.In 2010, Associate Professor Teo, the pioneer of minimally invasive keyhole surgery techniques, founded the Cure for Life Foundation, which is now the largest funder of brain cancer research in A

World-renowned Australian neurosurgeon Charlie Teo has announced a global plan to find a cure for brain cancer.

ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE Reverend Dr John Flynn (1880-1951) was a South Australian Presbyterian minister in charge of the Australian Inland Mission, an organisation dedicated to bringing church services and health care to the outback. He established the Royal Flying Doctor Service in 1928 after recognising the potential for combining aircraft and radio to reach out to remote parts of Australia.

VH-UFA was a built in 1926 by Qantas at Longreach. Photo probably from 1932 judging by the Queensland Ambulance Transport Brigade vehicle. Aircraft had a two oerson enclosed cabin in FRONT of pilot in open cockpit.

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