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30 September
1804 - A government brewery was opened at Parramatta as a means of controlling the consumption of spirits.

1854 - The first game of cricket is played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

1889 - The Palmerston and Pine Creek Railway narrow gauge railway in the Northern Territory is officially opened.
Australian slang
  • bush telly campfire
  • yike complaint
  • durry cigarette
  • bundy time time to drink rum from Bundaberg
  • ace excellent
  • cooee, not within a far off
  • holy dooley! an exclamation of awe
  • boomerang aboriginal hunting weapon
  • boob tube strapless, shapeless bra
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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.