Section 1 [From Phillip to McKell, by Rex Ingamells]

[Editor: This is section 1 of From Phillip to McKell: The Story of Australia (1949) by Rex Ingamells.] Europe comes to Australia Spanish and Portuguese sailors pioneered Europe’s oceanic trade with the Philippines and the Spice Islands, the Spaniards sailing from the Pacific coast of the Americas, the Portuguese skirting the Cape of Good Hope. […]

Introduction [From Phillip to McKell, by Rex Ingamells]

[Editor: This is the introduction section of From Phillip to McKell: The Story of Australia (1949) by Rex Ingamells.] From Phillip to McKell Settlement of New South Wales, in 1788, was but the culminating event of almost three centuries of European approach to Australia. More immediately, it was the outcome of the English prison problem. […]

From Phillip to McKell: The Story of Australia [by Rex Ingamells, 1949]

[Editor: This booklet by Rex Ingamells was published in 1949. As this publication did not have a contents page, a list of the contents has been provided so as to enable easier access to the text.] From Phillip to McKell The Story of Australia By Rex Ingamells, B.A. Contents [Introduction:] From Phillip to McKell [Section […]

An Acrostic [poem, 16 May 1949]

[Editor: A poem published in the “2NZ Junior Country Service Club” section of the Glen Innes Examiner, 16 May 1949.] An Acrostic To work out this acrostic, fill in the answer to each question, and read down the first letter of each word — this gives you the answer. The solution is at the bottom […]

Rats of Tobruk: Remembrance Day Service [7 April 1949]

[Editor: An article about the Australian and British defenders of Tobruk (Libya) during the Second World War. Published in The Townsville Daily Bulletin, 7 April 1949.] Rats of Tobruk Remembrance Day Service (Contributed) A day truly of remembrance is Sunday, April 10, for on this day in the year 1941, the mighty armies of Germany […]