How the Great War Changed Us

Governments borrowed heavily to pay for the war. They issued government bonds and raised taxes to pay growing interest debt. The result was increasing inflationary pressure, higher cost of living…

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Remembering 1950’s Australia

Pasta was not eaten in Australia Curry was a surname A takeaway was something to do with a mathematical problem A pizza was something to do with a leaning tower…

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Cricket in Australia

Cricket in Australia
Hyde Park

The sport of cricket is regarded as synonymous with Australia, and Australian cricket teams, past and present, have a strong reputation internationally. Although Australia does not have an official game,…

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Johnny Mullagh – World Famous Cricketer

Johnny Mullagh – World Famous Cricketer
Johny Mullagh Museum

Harrow is a small town situated half-way between Melbourne and Adelaide, and the Johnny Mullagh story is a proud part of its history. The local museum features the history of…

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Strange Tale S.S. Warrimoo

The passenger steamer SS Warrimoo was quietly knifing its way through the waters of the mid Pacific on its way from Vancouver to Australia.  The navigator had just finished working…

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