Dead & Buried
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Dead & Buried

Old Sydney Burial Ground Dating back to the 1790s, the site is commonly called the Old Sydney Burial Ground. It is also known as the George Street Burial Ground, the Cathedral Close Cemetery and, retrospectively, the Town Hall Cemetery. The site, on the outskirts of town, was chosen by Governor Phillip and the Reverend Richard…

April Guest Speaker

April Guest Speaker

Just a reminder that Ian Thompson will be speaking about Iconic Australian Inventions at our museum on Saturday, 2nd April at 2:00 pm sharp. We all know some of the great Australian inventions such as the Victa, Hills Hoist, Vegemite, etc., but we Australians are an innovative breed and have been responsible for so much…

The “Last True Australian Explorer”

The “Last True Australian Explorer”

Len Beadell is regarded as the “last true Australian Explorer” for opening up over 2.5 million square kilometers of rugged Australian Outback. To assist Great Britain and allied European countries develop intercontinental ballistic missiles in the post WWII era, the Australian Government agreed to establish a rocket launch facility in the Australian Outback. No other…