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

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