Revisiting Australia’s Past

Journey into our vast and fascinating history with stories about Australia’s unique past.

The Riots at Lambing Flat 1861

It was in the year 1861 that the events known in the history of New South Wales as the Lambing Flat Riots happened. It was an occurrence which is interesting on account of its being the only time when a large body of men in this colony went into open rebellion against the Government.

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Sports in Australia – The Emu Hunt

IN the absence of more legitimate sport, the emu, the largest of the Australian feathered tribes, forms an object of chase amongst the bushmen of the far interior, and a good run after an emu is by no means uninteresting or uninviting.

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