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The remote Australian outback in the 1930s was a harsh and unforgiving landscape, but nothing could have prepared the military personnel for the bizarre and comical conflict that would come to be known as the Great Emu War. It all started when a group of emus, large flightless birds native to Australia, descended upon a struggling farm in Western Australia, wreaking havoc on the crops and threatening the livelihood of the farmers. Desperate to protect their land, the farmers called upon the Aust Emu, Western Australia, Flightless Bird, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife, Outback, Westerns, Military Personnel, Greats
The Great Emu War: Everything You Need to Know
The remote Australian outback in the 1930s was a harsh and unforgiving landscape, but nothing could have prepared the military personnel for the bizarre and comical conflict that would come to be known as the Great Emu War. It all started when a group of emus, large flightless birds native to Australia, descended upon a struggling farm in Western Australia, wreaking havoc on the crops and threatening the livelihood of the farmers. Desperate to protect their land, the farmers called upon the Aust
The history of the continent of Australia is long, and not without its controversy. Home to the longest-living culture in the world, Aboriginal Australians have called the island home for more than 50,000 years. There are an array of books written on the history of Australia, from the evidence of the farming practices of Indigenous Australians to the landing of the First Fleet in Botany Bay and the events that followed. Books, History Books, History, Continents, Best History Books, Culture, Good Books, Good Things, Botany Bay
The Best Books About Australian History
The history of the continent of Australia is long, and not without its controversy. Home to the longest-living culture in the world, Aboriginal Australians have called the island home for more than 50,000 years. There are an array of books written on the history of Australia, from the evidence of the farming practices of Indigenous Australians to the landing of the First Fleet in Botany Bay and the events that followed.
For decades, rumours and alleged sightings of black panthers roaming the vast landscapes of Australia have captivated the imaginations of locals and tourists alike. These mysterious creatures, often described as large black cats resembling panthers or pumas, have fueled countless debates and inspired numerous urban legends. Black Panthers, Pumas, Urban, Large Black Pig, Panther, Black Panther, Panthers, Creatures, Locals
Black Panthers in Australia: Fact or Fiction?
For decades, rumours and alleged sightings of black panthers roaming the vast landscapes of Australia have captivated the imaginations of locals and tourists alike. These mysterious creatures, often described as large black cats resembling panthers or pumas, have fueled countless debates and inspired numerous urban legends.
A Victorian man has found a gold nugget worth $240,000 in Victoria's 'Golden Triangle' in March. Victoria, Man, Gold, Golden, Golden Triangle, Victorian, Victorian Man, Gold Nugget, Nugget
$240K Gold Nugget Found in Victoria's Golden Triangle
A Victorian man has found a gold nugget worth $240,000 in Victoria's 'Golden Triangle' in March.
Ballarat is Victoria’s third-largest city, behind Melbourne, and Geelong, and has an amazing history given its role in the Victorian gold rush of the 1880s. The city today shows signs of its gold boom past with enormous Victorian-era buildings standing on the edge of its main roads. And, of course, you can imagine how it all looked upon a visit to Ballarat’s iconic tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill. Vintage Photos, Past, Amazing, City, Visiting, Old Photos, Sovereign, Tourist
Old Photos of Ballarat That You Need to See
Ballarat is Victoria’s third-largest city, behind Melbourne, and Geelong, and has an amazing history given its role in the Victorian gold rush of the 1880s. The city today shows signs of its gold boom past with enormous Victorian-era buildings standing on the edge of its main roads. And, of course, you can imagine how it all looked upon a visit to Ballarat’s iconic tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill.
Aboriginal people have had a connection to gariwerd / Grampians for more than 30,000 years, with the surrounding land being the centre of creation stories for many Aboriginal communities in western Victoria. Art, Rock, Rock Art, Aboriginal People, Art Sites
Indigenous Rock Art in Victoria, Where to Find it
Aboriginal people have had a connection to gariwerd / Grampians for more than 30,000 years, with the surrounding land being the centre of creation stories for many Aboriginal communities in western Victoria.
Ballarat is Victoria’s third-largest city, behind Melbourne, and Geelong, and has an amazing history given its role in the Victorian gold rush of the 1880s. The city today shows signs of its gold boom past with enormous Victorian-era buildings standing on the edge of its main roads. And, of course, you can imagine how it all looked upon a visit to Ballarat’s iconic tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill. History Photos, Gold Rush, Historical Photos, Ballarat, Victorian Gold, The Locals
Vintage Photos Of Ballarat That You Won't Believe
Ballarat is Victoria’s third-largest city, behind Melbourne, and Geelong, and has an amazing history given its role in the Victorian gold rush of the 1880s. The city today shows signs of its gold boom past with enormous Victorian-era buildings standing on the edge of its main roads. And, of course, you can imagine how it all looked upon a visit to Ballarat’s iconic tourist attraction, Sovereign Hill.
These days in most Australian states, there are a lot fewer railway lines than you would’ve seen in the 1950s, even say the 1980s when state governments started to close those that weren’t making money. But in the good old days, if there weren’t enough passengers for it to be worth running a locomotive service you could run a railmotor instead—or in the case of New South Wales, a bus, the FP paybus. Wales, 1980s, 1950s, New South Wales, Fleet, Locomotive, State Government, South Wales, Bus
The Wild Story Of NSW' Fleet Of Buses That Ran On Rails
These days in most Australian states, there are a lot fewer railway lines than you would’ve seen in the 1950s, even say the 1980s when state governments started to close those that weren’t making money. But in the good old days, if there weren’t enough passengers for it to be worth running a locomotive service you could run a railmotor instead—or in the case of New South Wales, a bus, the FP paybus.
Where To Prospect For Gold In Victoria
The Bendigo Hotel in Dunolly is not a pub you can head into. It’s a pub with no beer, and it’s been that way for almost 100 years. Now, it’s up for sale, and it’s expected to fetch $1.5M. Frozen in time, the Bendigo Hotel was purchased by the current owner’s family from the publican, Robert Samers, in 1925. The building has since been used as storage for their neighbouring business, T.P. Daley General Merchant. Country, Hotel, Pub, Frozen In Time, The Publican, Building, The 100, Frozen
Dunolly's Bendigo Hotel Has Been Frozen In Time
The Bendigo Hotel in Dunolly is not a pub you can head into. It’s a pub with no beer, and it’s been that way for almost 100 years. Now, it’s up for sale, and it’s expected to fetch $1.5M. Frozen in time, the Bendigo Hotel was purchased by the current owner’s family from the publican, Robert Samers, in 1925. The building has since been used as storage for their neighbouring business, T.P. Daley General Merchant.