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03 December
1825 - Van Diemen's Land becomes independent from New South Wales, the Legislative Council of Tasmania is established and George Arthur becomes Governor.

1854 - Eureka Stockade: In what is claimed by many to be the birth of Australian democracy, more than 20 goldminers at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia are killed by state troopers in an uprising over mining licences.
Australian slang
  • bottle shop liquor shop
  • wharfie water front worker
  • deadset the truth, or a fact
  • boofhead stupid person
  • xxx kisses (used at the end of a letter)
  • cane toad a person from QLD
  • Gabba Wooloongabba - the Brisbane cricket stadium
  • bitumen sealed road
  • billabong an ox-bow river, place to drink or waterhole
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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.