Why is it that Australian's love to name parks, streets, buildings, suburbs and events after people? What is so significant about the people that they need to be remembered? Who decides? How do they decide?
Today in Australian History - 1 June - Pemulwuy, Killed and behead over land rights. Pemulwuy was the leader and a warrior of the Bidjigal people, who started to show his resistance at the arrival of the first fleet settlement in Australia in 1788 Read
Bennelong Aboriginal, was captured in November 1789 and brought to the settlement at Sydney Cove by order of Governor Arthur Phillip, who hoped to learn from him more of the natives' customs and language.