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03 September
1899 - Frank Macfarlane Burnet, biologist and Nobel Prize winner was born in Traralgon, Victoria.

1901 - the Flag of Australia and Australian Red Ensign are adopted by the Government of Australia as official flags, following a national design competition. The flag first flown from the Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne.

1939 - Australia follows Britain and declares war on Germany.

1996 - Australian National Flag Day was proclaimed to commemorate the first flying of the Australian flag.
Australian slang
  • daks man trousers
  • bities biting insects
  • in a huff hostile
  • Crown Jewels the testicles
  • bodgy of inferior quality
  • fisho fishmonger
  • mutton bird Tasmanian
  • clucky feeling maternal
  • Clayton's fake, alternative
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If you are serious about exploring Sydney, I recommend you to buy a Sydway Street Directory. Is well made and it will also make a nice souvenir.