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Australian Music, Movies, & TV

The first movie shown in Australia was on Thomas Edison’s Vistascope at the Atheneaum Hall, Melbourne, Victoria in October 1896. The same equipment was used a month later to film the Melbourne Cup. Said to be the world’s first feature-length … Read more

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Dance

Australia has always had a strong tradition of dance starting with Indigenous Aboriginal cultural traditions long before Captain Cook came to Australia. Today we enjoy a wide range of dance from the classical to the contemporary across Australia. If you … Read more

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Radio Stations in the ACT

Some Australian radio stations broadcast on the Internet. Use the links below to go to their websites where you will find information on how to listen to their programs online. Call signs tell the state & if it’s AM or … Read more

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Australian Entertainment Links

Overworked ? Feeling a bit stressed ? Nothing like some entertainment to brighten your day. Yes, we know, money might work better. If you would like to recommend an Australian website we should add, please use our suggestion form. Please … Read more

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Radio Stations in Tasmania

Some Australian radio stations broadcast on the Internet. Use the links below to go to their websites where you will find information on how to listen to their programs online. Call signs tell the state & if it’s AM or … Read more

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Australian Radio Stations

2SB Sydney broadcast the first commercial radio service in Australia on 23 November 1923. Initial programming was a concert featuring a soprano, a bass, a contralto, a cellist, a baritone and quartet. The baritone, George Saunders, was also the station’s … Read more

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Australian Museums

The Australian Museum in Sydney, NSW is the oldest museum in Australia. It was founded on 30 March 1845 by the Secretary of State for the Colonies, Earl Bathurst. The NSW Governor provided £200 yearly towards its upkeep. The museum … Read more

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Australian Newspapers

George Howe produced the first locally published book in Australia in 1802. Originally from the West Indies, Howe was convicted of shoplifting in England and sent to Australia in November 1800. Because of his printing experience George Howe was quickly … Read more

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