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First Australian born Governor-General sworn in, Rupert Murdoch is born
Conciliation and Arbitration Court established, Australia competes in Davis Cup for 1st time
Sir Robert Menzies dies at age 83
First Australian Postage stamps issued
Melbourne loses bid for 1996 Olympics.
PM Menzies wins 5th consecutive federal election, Herb Elliott breaks world record for mile.
British and Australian troops capture and hold Tobruk
'Great White Fleet' sails in from USA, Sir Donald Bradman is born
Australian troops land at Gallipoli
Australia gains 'mandate' over former German colonies in Pacific
South Africa beats Australia in a cricket test for the first time, Commonwealth Bank is established
Jack Brabham becomes Australia's first Formula One world champion
'Beatles' tour Australia, Dawn Fraser wins 3rd consecutive Olympic title
Governor-General sacks the PM
'Advance Australia Fair' becomes the National Anthem
Sydney harbour bridge is opened
Australia wins America's Cup, PM Fraser loses federal election
Test Cricket resumes after WWII, Bon Scott (ACDC) is born
Last execution in Australia, PM Holt drowns at Portsea
Australia joins the IMF, Qantas is nationalised, McKell becomes Governor-General
Breaker Morant executed in South Africa
Australia mourns death of Edward VII
Evonne Goolagaong wins her 1st Wimbledon title, John Newcombe wins mens title
Commonwealth games in Brisbane, Kenneally writes 'Schindlers Ark'
Australia has 3 Kings in one year
PM Bruce returned in Federal election, Radio 2UE begins broadcasting
Australia's first political assassination, Australian phone numbers move to 8 digits
'Republic' Referendum is voted down
First regular air-mail service between Australia and USA begins, Kerry Packer is born
Aviator Harry Hawker crashes to his death,RAAF established, 'Ginger Meggs' first appearance
HMAS Melbourne collides with USS Frank E Evans, killing over 70
PM Keating wins re-election, Sydney granted the 2000 Olympics
'Country' Party (now the National party) is formed, Qantas is founded
Kingsford Smith completes first flight across the Tasman to NZ
Dingo takes baby at Ayres Rock
Australian Light Horse charge the Turks at Beersheba
PM Lyons dies in Office as Australia goes to war again
Australia celebrates 150 years of white settlement
Bradman plays his last Test match, Evatt becomes President of UN General Assembly
Australia sends troops to Korea
Australian poet Henry Lawson dies, D H Lawrence writes 'Kangaroo'
Australia has a new Queen
PM says 'Australia will back Britain to last shilling' in WWI
Canberra opens as new Federal capital
General Motors opens plants in NSW, Vic, SA & WA, first 'Miss Australia' quest
Australian Grand Prix moves from Adelaide to Melbourne, Bill Clinton visits Australia
Australia votes in favour of UN, PM dies in office, first Sydney-Hobart yacht race
The Commonwealth is born
Liberals win re-election, but with majority of only 1, oral contraceptives go on sale
WA votes to secede from Australian Commonwealth, Errol Flynn makes movie debut
USA wins back America's Cup, Pat Cash wins Wimbledon
Police strike in Melbourne, thousands riot, Billy Hughes resigns as PM
Barlow & Chambers are hanged in Malaysia, 'Crocodile Dundee' is a hit
Reserve Bank established, population hits 10 million, Errol Flynn dies in US.
First Australian troops arrive in Vietnam, Peter Thomson wins 5th British Golf Open
HMAS Sydney sinks Italian cruiser 'Bartolomeo Colleoni'
MCG is chosen as host site for 1956 Olympics
Australia's first PM resigns to join High Court
Watson forms worlds first Labor Government
Bikies kill 7 in 'Milperra massacre', 'Medicare' begins
Rod Laver wins Tennis Grand Slam, Commonwealth Games open in Perth WA
Alfred Deakin re-elected as PM, world 1st life saving club established at Bondi
Lionel Rose becomes first aboriginal to win World Boxing Title
Sister Mary McKillop dies aged 67, Errol Flynn is born
Frank Sedgeman becomes first Australian to win US Tennis Open
234 Japanese prisoners die after break-out from POW camp in NSW, Peter Allen is born
'Prohibition' proposal voted down by electors, Phar Lap wins Melbourne Cup.
Keating becomes PM, Dr Victor Chang murdered in Sydney
The 'underarm' ball, CHOGM meeting held in Melbourne
Victoria celebrates its Centenary, Barry Humphries is born
Kingsford-Smith missing, feared dead after crash in Bay of Bengal
PM Howard wins re-election, 6 sailors die in Sydney to Hobart yacht race
Kieren Perkins wins first Olympic Gold, George Bush addresses Australian parliament
Michael Hutchence of INXS found dead in Hotel room
Melbourne wins right to host 1956 Olympics
Singapore falls, MacArthur arrives in Australia to run war in South Pacific
Cyclone Tracy destroys Darwin on Christmas Day
Voting becomes compulsory in federal elections
Australia votes 'NO' in first conscription referendum, 6 o'clock closing starts in hotels
PM Menzies wins 3rd consecutive federal election, Greg Norman is born
West Gate Bridge collapses in Melbourme, 35 die
Margaret Court becomes first Australian women to win Wimbledon,
PM Curtin wins re-election in middle of WWII
Norman Brookes becomes first 'foreigner' to win Wimbledon
Fanny Durack becomes first Australian woman to win Olympic Gold
Tobacco advertising is banned, random breath tests introduced, Australia wins zilch in Montreal
Goods & Services Tax introduced, Australia hosts Olympics for 2nd time
PM Whitlam elected, first Labor Government in 23 years
Grand Prix held in Australia for first time, Victoria has 150th birthday
Newcastle hit by earthquake, foreign debt hits 95 billion
WA celebrates 150 years of settlement, 'Mad Max' premieres
Australia celebrates Bicentenary.
PM loses own seat in Federal election
Television comes to Australia, so do the Olympics
Australia converts to Decimal Currency
First visit to Australia by a reigning Monarch
General Monash takes command of Australian Imperial Force
Qantas is privatised, Pay TV arrives in Australia
Sydney opera House is opened by the Queen
Britain tests nuclear bomb in Australian outback

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