An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April 1915. Australian War Memorial A03868.

prev pinner note: An elevated view of the beach, crowded with Australian and New Zealand troops the day after the landing at Anzac Cove, Gallipoli. Ships can be seen in the background 26 April Australian War Memorial WWI

"A Gin & Piccaninny" (old terms for a an Australian Aboriginal woman and an Aboriginal child). Photo taken between 1868 and 1872. Part of Scrapbook, Australia, 1868-1872, collected by C.H. Allen during a journey around the world

"A Gin & Piccaninny" (old terms for a an Australian Aboriginal woman and an Aboriginal child). Are these derogatory names? Photo taken between 1868 and Part of Scrapbook, Australia, collected by C. Allen during a journey around the world

Members of the Australian Red Cross transporting blood, 1945 ~

Members of the Australian Red Cross transporting blood, 1945 (Photo shared by the National Archives of Australia).

Edmund Barton (left), the first Prime Minister of Australia, with Alfred Deakin, the second Prime Minister.

Alfred Deakin (Australian prime minister in pioneering edgy reverse chair seating

Cathy Freeman, carrying the entire population of Australia on her shoulders, wins gold at the 2000 Sydney games.

2000 _ Cathy Freeman, carrying the entire population of Australia on her shoulders, wins gold at the 2000 Sydney games.

Joseph Cook - 6th PM of Australia. Cook became the Liberal PM in 1913. He only had a one seat majority in the lower house and no majority in the upper house. He lost to the Labor party in 1914.

Joseph Cook - PM of Australia. Cook became the Liberal PM in He only had a one seat majority in the lower house and no majority in the upper house. He lost to the Labor party in

Tough Whitlam - 21st Prime Minister of Australia came to power in 1972 and was dismissed by Governer General Sir John Kerr in 1975 - Famous saying - God save the Queen but nothing can save the Governer General.

After the news this morning that ex Labor Prime Minister Gough Whitlam had died aged we remember 9 of the most revolutionary Gough Whitlam achievements.

Andrew Fisher (29 August 1862 – 22 October 1928) was an Australian politician who served as Prime Minister on three separate occasions: 1908-09; 1910-13; 1914-15.

Andrew Fisher August 1862 – 22 October was an Australian politician who served as Prime Minister on three separate occasions:

:Stanley Bruce. Viscount Bruce..Elected 1925, 1928. Supported the British Empire, the League of Nations, and the White Australia Policy; Maritime Industries crisis. Defeated (and lost his own seat) 1929.

Elected Supported the British Empire, the League of Nations, and the White Australia Policy; Defeated (and lost his own seat)

Sir Edmund Barton First Prime Minister of Australia 1901-3

Waverley Cemetery NSW contains the grave of Sir Edmund Barton, Australia's first Prime minister, 1901

anzac day - Google Search

Today, 25 April, is Anzac Day in Australia and New Zealand, the national day of remembrance for those who have died in wars, conflict.

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