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Writers 3

Blog – Writers >>   Page 1    Page 2     Page 3 Leichardt Poem? Pam S. is looking for an Australian poem. “This was often spoken by my mother and I cannot find it anywhere. Any help please?” “… there were others Sturt and Stuart, … Read more

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Holidays

Blog – Holidays >>   Page 1   Page 2 Christmas Tradition Southern Hemisphere’s Largest Light Display Over 60 years ago businesses in the small town of Lobenthal in Adelaide Hills, SA started decorating their windows with hand-painted light globes for Christmas. What started … Read more

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Australian Sports 2

Blog – Sports >>   Page 1    Page 2 Supercheap Auto Bathurst 1000 Thursday 10 Oct to Sunday 13 Oct 2013 A new era of Australian motorsport is about to begin as Erebus Motorsport and Nissan come to battle Ford and Holden … Read more

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Odds ‘n Sods

Odds ‘ n Sods >> Page  1   2   3   4   5   6 Democracy in Australia definition. A system of government in whichpower is vested in the people, who rule either directly or through freely elected representatives. Need to take your … Read more

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Writers 2

Blog – Writers >>   Page 1    Page 2     Page 3 Henry Lawson Question Rod1lov wrote us wanting to know if Henry Lawson died in Abbotsford VIC (5km from Melbourne) or Abbotsford NSW (10km from Sydney). Henry Lawson, as every Aussie knows, is one of … Read more

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Australian Music

See also our Australian Music section with over 100 Aussie songs. Blog – Aussie Music >>  Page 1   Page 2    Page 3 I Am Australian – Australian Spirit Birgitt from Germany wrote to us about the song I Am Australian they learned in school. They didn’t … Read more

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Comments from You

I get so many lovely emails that I thought I would share some with you. Sadly there are too many to reply to every one personally, although I do try. This one is from a man in Melbourne: “Wonderful site, … Read more

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What Is It?

What Is This Coat of Arms? Do you know what Australian coat of arms has a white man (dressed like Captain Cook) and an Aboriginal man holding the shield? No? We didn’t either when Ruth asked us. Answer After doing … Read more

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Big Things

How Big Is Australia? Bruce Lawford asked why we didn’t include the Australian Antarctic territory which increases Australia’s total size to 13,641,824 square km. If we did, it would make Australia the second largest country in the world. When we … Read more

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Problems

Dear Reader . . . March 2011  It is painful to watch yet another country being hit by disaster. As Australians, we know all to well how disasters like Japan, New Zealand and Australia have experienced this year can overwhelm … Read more

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