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31 May
1813 - Gregory Blaxland, William Lawson, and William Wentworth arrive at Mount Blaxland and having successfully crossed the Blue Mountains for the first time head back to Sydney.

1942 - During the Attack on Sydney Harbour, a Japanese midget submarine sinks the converted Sydney ferry, HMAS Kuttabul, killing 21.
Australian slang
  • Pommy bastard an Englishman
  • gobsmacked surprised, astounded
  • surfies people who go surfing and skipping work
  • pisser place that serves alcoholic drinks
  • heaps a lot, plenty
  • Salvo, Salvos Salvation Army Worker
  • white lady white wine
  • no-hoper somebody who is hopeless
  • Never Never the central part of Australia
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publishers of street directories and maps.
Address: 32 Ricketts Rd Mt Waverley Victoria 3149 Australia
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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.