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Lorraine Phelan
Attended Heywood, Victoria
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Last summer there was a large bushfire north of Esperance in Western Australia. As we drove north to Norseman from Esperance yesterday we drove through areas that were burnt in that fire and near Grass Patch we stopped to have a closer look. Burnt mallee at...
Last summer there was a large bushfire north of Esperance in Western Australia. As we drove north to Norseman from Esperance yesterday we drove through areas that were burnt in that fire and near Grass Patch we stopped to hav...
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Dryandra Woodland Reserve
Caladenia reptans Little Pink Fairy Orchid Astroloma Wattle Fungus
Caladenia reptans Little Pink Fairy Orchid Astroloma Wattle Fungus
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Fremantle Market Memorial to WW1 Fremantle Prison
Fremantle Market Memorial to WW1 Fremantle Prison
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New Norcia
My great grandfather William George Smith was a farmer in Victoria's Wimmera but when he was a young man he worked on rail construction in Western Australia for a few months and kept a diary. He visited New Norcia in 1889 and may have been considering movin...
My great grandfather William George Smith was a farmer in Victoria's Wimmera but when he was a young man he worked on rail construction in Western Australia for a few months and kept a diary. He visited New Norcia in 1889 and...
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Beringbooding Rock
Beringbooding Rock Beringbooding Rock is another granite outcrop a few kilometres west of Elechbutting Rock. Like Karalee Rock  it was used as a rock water catchment. In fact it is the largest in Australia. The rock wall was built in 1937 by 100 men on sust...
Beringbooding Rock Beringbooding Rock is another granite outcrop a few kilometres west of Elechbutting Rock. Like Karalee Rock it was used as a rock water catchment. In fact it is the largest in Australia. The rock wall was b...
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Karalee Rock
After leaving the goldfield area around Kalgoorlie we drove down the Eastern Highway, travelling parallel to the rail line and the water pipeline and stopped for lunch at Karalee Rock about 50 km east of Southern Cross. There is a small signpost on the high...
After leaving the goldfield area around Kalgoorlie we drove down the Eastern Highway, travelling parallel to the rail line and the water pipeline and stopped for lunch at Karalee Rock about 50 km east of Southern Cross. There...
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Boyagin Nature Reserve
We tried to go to the picnic ground near the granite rocks in Boyagin Nature Reserve but we had the caravan and the track was narrowing so we turned around at the edge of the reserve. Another time maybe. It looks like it may be worth it. There were two orch...
We tried to go to the picnic ground near the granite rocks in Boyagin Nature Reserve but we had the caravan and the track was narrowing so we turned around at the edge of the reserve. Another time maybe. It looks like it may ...
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Darling Plateau
" More than 100 million years ago a fault line fractured and the edge of the Darling Plateau gradually tilted above the subsiding western land block ". That's what the information board in the park stated. If you look at the satellite view of the Perth area...
"More than 100 million years ago a fault line fractured and the edge of the Darling Plateau gradually tilted above the subsiding western land block". That's what the information board in the park stated. If you look at the sa...
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Beacon, Western Australia
As we crossed the northern wheatbelt we were more and more aware that a lot of land had been cleared for agriculture. Very little of the natural vegetation remains in small reserves and along roadsides but the road reserves are very narrow and don't leave m...
As we crossed the northern wheatbelt we were more and more aware that a lot of land had been cleared for agriculture. Very little of the natural vegetation remains in small reserves and along roadsides but the road reserves a...
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There's an area between Kalgoorlie and Perth called the Eastern Wheatbelt and it has been subdivided into three regions -Wheatbelt North East, Wheatbelt Central and The Open Wheatbelt. The farmers must be very hopeful because the fields of wheat and canola ...
There's an area between Kalgoorlie and Perth called the Eastern Wheatbelt and it has been subdivided into three regions -Wheatbelt North East, Wheatbelt Central and The Open Wheatbelt. The farmers must be very hopeful because...
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Kalgoorlie Super Pit
Super Pit tour, Kalgoorlie In Kalgoorlie we joined a bus tour into the open cut goldmine called Super Pit. It's a mighty big hole in the ground, three kilometres long, more than a kilometre wide and not quite a kilometre deep. The operation runs 24 hours a ...
Super Pit tour, Kalgoorlie In Kalgoorlie we joined a bus tour into the open cut goldmine called Super Pit. It's a mighty big hole in the ground, three kilometres long, more than a kilometre wide and not quite a kilometre deep...
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Small terns on the Gippsland Lakes
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Sepia Saturday 280: The Pleasures of a First Pipe
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Long-billed Corella – strange behavior!
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Just another day on the Barwon
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The weather on Saturday was sensational. Sunny and warm with a slight breeze. The perfect day for a paddle and some photography, so here are

Sands directory - City of Sydney
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A fundamental source for research into Sydney history, especially family history.

British Library will ask for Your Help to Identify One Million Pictures ...
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The British Library will soon be asking for your help. In partnership with Microsoft, the British Library has digitized thousands of out-of-

Pretty in pinafores
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I can only find two photos of people in aprons of any sort in my collection. The first one is of two little girls in their lacey pinafores,

Remembrance Day: We remember those who served
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On a personal level we remember family members who served in war. My husband and I remember these grandparents and great-uncles who voluntar

Voyage to Australia: The ship 'Susan'
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Australian Bird Names; a new book
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I don't generally advertise here, but I thought my new book - co-authored with friend, colleague and linguist Jeannie Gray - might be of int