From its noteworthy landmarks to its education and public institutions, these articles, stories and pictures capture the history of the building and development of Australia.
Map of Port Jackson, Sydney in 1895 – showing shipping facilities Continue Reading →
A contemporary article about the laying of the Foundation Stone of St Andrew’s Cathedral Sydney – 16 May 1837 – one of the greatest events in the colony witnessed by the multitude of Sydney – 600 children dined on roast beef and plumb pudding – A picture of St Andrew’s Cathedral in 1895 – Sydney, New South Wales. Continue Reading →
The total number of persons employed on 31st December, 1895, in the various branches of the Post and Telegraph Department, excluding mail contractors, was 5,063, and the average annual salary was nearly £87 per annum. – Picture of the General Post Office Sydney 1895 Continue Reading →
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