An Australian Tercentenary [by Professor Ernest Scott, 21 October 1916]

[Editor: An article regarding Dirk Hartog’s discovery of Australia, by Professor Ernest Scott. Published in The Argus, 21 October 1916.] An Australian Tercentenary. By Professor Scott. On October 25, 1610, a ship belonging to the Dutch East India Company, on the voyage between the Cape of Good Hope and Batavia, made a discovery which added […]

Discovery of Australia: The Tercentenary [1 September 1916]

[Editor: An article regarding Dirk Hartog’s discovery of Australia. Published in The Western Mail, 1 September 1916.] Discovery of Australia. The Tercentenary. On the 25th of October next it will be exactly 300 years since the first white men who left a definite record of their visit landed in Australia. The following quotation from the […]

Coming of the Dutch [chapter 2 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 2 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 24 June 1934.] The Story of Australia — II Coming of the Dutch It was on November 28, 1605, that the Dutch ship, the “Duyfhen” (or the “Dove”), sailed away from Java to explore the islands of […]