This episode of Sydney Stories with Warren Fahey includes an overview of Sydney’s ‘high life’ down through the decades from the Lord Mayor’s 1844 Fancy Dress Ball to dancing at the Trocade
The Australian History Timeline features over 90 film clips showcasing a unique collection of Australian history documentaries. Part 2 covers the 1900s to the 1940s.
Some sort of federation of the Australian colonies had been suggested as early as 1846.
Ferocious political struggles over the shape of the new nation continued to the eleventh hour.
Construction of the Perth to Coolgardie Water Scheme is a story of personal tragedy, political rivalries, corruption and trial by media that nearly tore apart Australia at the moment of its birth.