Australia's Early Days

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Australia's Early Days

Australia's Early Days

The Broken Hill Miners’ strike triggered by mine owners reversing a previous wage agreement and then introducing non-union labour.

Sir Henry Parkes NSW Premier and Father of Federation says, The crimson thread of kinship runs through us all.

South Australian women are granted the right to vote and the right to stand for Parliament.

The Western Australian Parliament authorises the raising of a loan to construct a water pipeline from Perth to the goldfields of Kalgoorlie.

In South Australia, Catherine Helen Spence becomes first woman in the world to stand for election when she stands as a candidate for the Australasian Federal Convention.

History

The long boom which lasted since the 1850s gold strikes- is over. Severe depression hits Australia, caused by various colonial balance of payment crises.

1890

1890-93

1891

1894

1896

1897

This is the Thread of Kinship

Severe Depression hits Australia

First SA women to vote for parliament

Goldfields of Kalgoorlie

Catherine Helen Spence


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