Links - Australian History - Gen.
History Australia
History Australia is the official journal of the Australian Historical Association. It publishes high quality and innovative scholarship in any field of history. Its goal is to reflect the breadth and vibrancy of the historical community in Australia and further afield.
Studies in Western Australian History
Studies in Western Australian History is the pre-eminent refereed journal for research on Western Australian history.
National Library of Australia: Harold Cazneaux Photographs - An Exhibition
Harold Pierce Cazneaux (1878–1953) In 1904 he moved to Sydney, becoming manager of Freeman & Company’s studio and beginning to exhibit photographs. He held his first one-man exhibition in 1909. Includes Sydney Skyline, Steam & Sunshine, Sydney, Old & New, Spirit of Endurance, Frensham, The Home
Belonging
Who Shaped Australia? Belonging explores some of the ways people experienced 'belonging' in Australia in the twentieth century.
Follow the sun : Australian travel posters 1930s¿1950s
The posters in this exhibition are drawn from the collections of the National Library of Australia.
Also includes archival footage supplied by Screensound Australia.
George Raper collection
Experience the wonder and peril of the voyage that changed Australian history, through the eyes of seventeen year old Midshipman George Raper.
Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales: Guidebooks
Includes Elizabeth Bay House, Elizabeth Farm, Government House, Hyde Park Barracks Museum, Justice & Police Museum, Meroogal, Museum of Sydney, Rose Seidler House, Rouse Hill estate, Susannah Place Museum, and Vaucluse House.
BBC News: Australia profile -Timeline
A timeline of significant events in Australian history.
Natl. Archives of Australia: Your Story, Our History - Migration and Citize
Our records reflect the disparate and changing attitudes towards migrants and the evolving patterns of migration over the 20th century. They are of immense historical and personal significance. Our records of displaced persons are listed on UNESCO's Australian Memory of the World register.
Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History: Australia, 1900 A.D.–present
Building upon the gradual realization of the artistic achievements of Australian Aboriginals that began in the late 1800s, the twentieth century witnesses the discovery and recognition of the vast depth and diversity of pre-European Aboriginal art...
Natl. Archives of Australia: Australian Constitution and Federation
The Australian Constitution is the single most important document in Australia’s history. It created the federal government and the states and made Australia a nation.
Nations Online: History of Australia
The opening of the first Parliament of Australia in 1901. Federation to 1945: The Commonwealth of Australia was established on January 1, 1901. After approval of a draft constitution by Australian voters, the British Parliament had passed legislation in 1900 to enable the commonwealth to come into e
Second World War: Australia
A million Australians, both men and women, served in the Second World War – 500,000 overseas.