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Who was the first Prime Minister of Australia?
Who claimed the east coast of Australia for Britain in 1770?
This Dutch navigator is credited with the first legitimate European
landing in Australia in 1606. Name him.
From 1788 to 1868 approximately 161,000 people were transported
from England to the Australian colonies of New South Wales, Van Diemen's land and Western Australia. Who were
The British colony of New South Wales was established in 1788 with
the arrival of the First Fleet. Who commanded the fleet?
In 1798, who set out from Sydney in a boat and circled Tasmania,
proving it was an island?
Prospector Edward Hargraves' gold discovery started the first gold
rush in Australia in what year?
Jack Donahue is well-known for being an Australian?
The Commonwealth of Australia took shape when the Federal
Constitution was proclaimed by Lord Hopetoun on what date?
Who was Australia's Prime Minister at the outbreak of World War
Who became Prime Minister when members of the Nationalist Party
Government voted to remove W.M. Hughes in 1923?
Who was the first woman elected to Australian Parliament?
Independent Sovereign Nation status was achieved by Australia after
World War I, under the Statute of?
Australia suffered from a great depression in what decade?
In May of 1942, what sank an accommodation vessel in Sydney
Who was Australia's longest-serving Prime Minister?
What Australian historic event is often called the "Pearl Harbor of
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