Lavarack also advocated. In practice, the governors' writ had been shown not to run in the islands of the South Pacific. In national politics, candidates fought for dogs in the Service of Humans office with increasing vigour and resource, while their administrative performances generally began well but then ebbed. Around 15,000 Australian soldiers became prisoners of war. A Source Book of Australian History by Gwendolen H Swinburne. The worldwide economic depression of the 1930s affected Australia, especially its primary industries. 72 Uluru and Kata Tjuta were first mapped by Europeans in 1872 during the expeditionary period made possible by the construction of the Australian Overland Telegraph Line. "Biography Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Australian Dictionary of Biography". The First Discovery of Australia and New Guinea by George Collingridge.
The Colonization of Australia, 1829-42: The Wakefield Experiment in Empire Building (1915) by Richard Charles Mills New Guinea: An Account of the Estab. The quest for wealth and knowledge might logically have pulled the Portuguese to Australian shores; the assumption has some evidential support, including a reference indicating that Melville Island, off the northern coast, supplied slaves. 81 That same year, a Spanish expedition sailing in nearby waters and led by Portuguese navigator Pedro Fernandes de Queirs had landed in the New Hebrides and, believing them to be the fabled southern continent, named the land "Austrialia del Espiritu Santo" ( Southern Land. 366 However, not all felt the rapid suburban growth was desirable. 258 See Lloyd Robson (1976) The Convict Settlers of Australia. The will to survive exhibited by the Australian POWsincluding Lieut.
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The original inhabitants, who have descendants to this day, are known as aborigines. Territories transferred in this period were: Christmas Island and Cocos (Keeling) Islands. The FCT was renamed to the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) in 1938. 101 102 In 1772, a French expedition led by Louis Aleno de St Aloüarn, became the first Europeans to formally claim sovereignty over the west coast of Australia, but no attempt was made to follow this with colonisation. 204 Josie Castle "The 1920s". A Continent Takes Shape: The Dutch Mapping of Australia, in Changing Coastlines, Michael Richards Maura O'Connor (eds. Following the 2010 Election, Labor secured office in the first hung parliament since the 1940 election.