The Stolen Generation. Young Australian children taken from their families because the were mixed race. They called them Half-Caste, they were placed in orphanages some never to be returned to their families. This practice went on up until 1970.
Invasion, Theft, Rape, Murder: The Aboriginal Holocaust in Tasmania
BY RUNOKO RASHIDI* DEDICATED TO TRUGANINI To many, the mention of Tasmania evokes humorous recollections of the Tasmanian devil--the voracious
Anything Goes - Celebrating the 20s
Miller Mack, one of the first Indigenous Australians to serve in the First World War. Indigenous Australians were not allowed to sign up when the war broke out (they were not legally allowed to wear...
Studio portrait of 57247 Trooper (Tpr) Horace Thomas Dalton, 11th Light Horse Regiment. Tpr Dalton, of Dunwich, Qld, enlisted on 16 May 1918, and embarked for service overseas aboard HMAT Port ...
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THE ULTIMATE ONLINE GUIDE to Perth's best locations to visit such as Cottesloe beach, historic Fremantle, Kings Park botanical gardens & Rottnest island marine park. Explore Perth's Swan Valley wine region & bush walking trails at Lesmurdie Falls, all the best activities, scenic locations in Perth & Margaret River WA
"King Billy", (a Murchison Aboriginal), W. A. [i.e Western Australia], ca. 1900 [picture]
In 1901 King Billy and his attendant, Robert, represented Geraldton Aborigines for the Perth visit of the Duke and Duchess of York. Perth newspapers record that Billy "carried around a supply of medals, which he retailed at satisfactory prices"
Building Sydney Harbour Bridge by A.H. Fullwood (1863–1930) Fullwood worked at John Sands Limited as a lithographic draughtsman and designer, the Picturesque Atlas of Australia, The Sydney Mail and other illustrated papers of the time. He was the Australian official war artist to the 5th Division in the First World War.
This 1920s advertising poster was created by James Northfield for Australia's first biscuit company, Swallow and Ariell. Northfield created advertising posters that were based around pictures rather than text, giving them a lasting appeal.