The Story Has Just Begun
Expanding colonisation and denying the French a foothold in Australia was paramount.
Must It Come to This?
It seemed Europe was hellbent on bleeding itself dry.
A Sheep Or Two, A Kangaroo
How can you have a name that’s as grisly as it is unimaginative?
Pulling a Holt
It only took a few hours for the news to hit every corner of Australia: The PM had disappeared.
Australia’s Da Vinci
But there was one glaring problem with this optimistic plan: David Unaipon was an Aboriginal.
That Sounds Like a Bit of Ostrich
A man that looks like a boy riding an ostrich robbing and killing people in South Australia who disappeared alongside all his stolen goods? Sure…
Apples to (Mandarin) Oranges
While the country was novel, what the Chinese experienced there was anything but…
The Eureka Stockade: Legacy
We must be careful to stick to the facts.
To Swear on the Southern Cross
The Eureka Stockade was a decisive defeat, but a stunning PR victory.
Not All That Glitters Is Gold…
As precious as it was, gold was not without its problems.