Australia in the Fenlands: Links with Lincolnshire [by Mary E. Fullerton, 1 March 1930]

[Editor: An article by Mary E. Fullerton. Published in The Argus, 1 March 1930.] Australia in the Fenlands. Links with Lincolnshire. By Mary E. Fullerton. London, Jan. 2. — The visitor to the fenlands of Lincolnshire does well to make the old town of Boston the starting point of his tour. Boston is a place […]

History of Australia and Australian colonization [19 August 1840]

[Editor: An article published in The Sydney Herald, 19 August 1840.] History of Australia and Australian colonization. After the visit of Tasman to Van Diemen’s Land, Australian discovery for a long period was at a stand. “The attention of European nations had been attracted by the golden fables of South America, the sunny islands of […]

Flinders’ coastal discoveries [chapter 9 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 9 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 12 August 1934.] The story of Australia— IX. Flinders’ coastal discoveries Circumnavigation of Australia Adventurous voyages in the “Investigator” The crowning event of the work of Flinders and Bass was the discovery in 1798 that Tasmania was […]

Voyages of Bass and Flinders: The discovery of Bass Strait [chapter 8 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 8 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 5 August 1934.] The story of Australia — VIII. Voyages of Bass and Flinders The discovery of Bass Strait In 1785, just seven years after the foundation of the colony, Captain Hunter, having been appointed Governor in […]

Matthew Flinders: His achievements and tragedy [by Professor Ernest Scott, 20 May 1939]

[Editor: This is part one of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott.] Men who made Australia By Professor Ernest Scott No. 1 Matthew Flinders His achievements and tragedy The series of articles of which “The Advertiser” begins publication today has been specially written for it by Professor Ernest Scott, one […]