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23 July
1773 - Sir Thomas Makdougall Brisbane is born. He will become Governor of New South Wales from 1821-1825 and the city of Brisbane will be named after him.

1916 - Arthur Seaforth Blackburn and John Leak awarded the Victoria Cross for their actions at the Battle of Pozières.
Australian slang
  • strine Australian slang
  • nellie alcoholic drink
  • ziff a beard
  • station a big farm
  • outback interior of Australia
  • useful as an ashtray on a motorbike unhelpful
  • bitumen sealed road
  • shonky dubious
  • shankys's pony to walk
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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.