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Book 3

Section 1:
Disasters and Tragedies
Section 2:
Australian Political Events
Section 3:
Historical Sporting Events
Section 4:
Australia and the Olympic Games
Section 5:
Annual Sporting Events
Section 6:
National Days of Celebration

Australian Disasters and Tragedies

The Batavia - page 7

The VOC Ship Batavia

Cyclone Tracy - pages 8 and 9

Cyclone Tracy Information

Ash Wednesday Bushfires - pages 10 and 11

Ash Wednesday

Australian Political Events

The Eureka Stockade - page 14

Eureka Stockade - Links

The Dismissal - page 15

The Whitlam Dismissal

The Disappearance of Harold Holt - page 16

Harold Holt

Historical Sporting Events

The Bodyline Series - page 18

The Bodyline Series

Phar Lap - page 19

Phar Lap Virtual Museum

The America's Cup - page 21

America's Cup Site

Australia and The Olympic Games

The Melbourne 1956 Games - page 23

1956 Melbourne Olympics

The Sydney 2000 Olympics - page 26

Olympic Mascots

Annual Sporting Events

The Melbourne Cup - page 30 & 31

Melbourne Cup History and Past Winners

Sydney To Hobart Yacht Race - page 32 & 33

About the Race

A Tragedy at Sea 

National Days of Celebration

Australia Day - page 35

Australia Day - A History

Anzac Day - page 37

Anzac Day, April 25th, 1915

Lest We Forget - page 38

Simpson and his Donkey

National Aborigines Day - page 39

Torres Strait Island Flag


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These pages were last updated on 16 July 2012.