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Part of Australia's charm is its history. It also makes for some great places to visit! So take a journery down Australia's timeline & see what you can discover, or even learn.


15 September

Australia cancels its Attack-class submarine submarine construction deal with France in favour of the AUKUS security alliance with the United States and United Kingdom


10 August

The national Census of Population and Housing is held.


23 July

Australian Travel Bubble is suspended with New Zealand over concerns for the rising cases in Australia. [Covid-19]


10 July

World No. 1 women's tennis player Australian Ash Barty wins her first Wimbledon ladies' singles title


26 June

Total travel bubble paused from all Australian states to New Zealand [Covid-19]


19 April

Australia and New Zealand start their safe travel bubble arrangement. [Covid-19]


15 April

The first Australian died from thrombosis with thrombocytopenia syndrome (TTS), after vaccination with the Oxford–AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine.


13 March

Tens of thousands of people attend March 4 Justice rallies across Australia calling for an end to gender-based violence and workplace harassment.


21 February

The first public COVID-19 vaccination in Australia, with the Pfizer–BioNTech vaccine


18 February

Facebook blocked news to Australians on its platform over a dispute regarding a proposed law which would force it and Google to pay news publishers for content


15 February

142,000 doses of the Pfizer–BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Australia


01 January

The words of the Australian national anthem, "Advance Australia Fair", are changed, amending the line "For we are young and free" to "For we are one and free"

Things to See

  • Admirals Arch

    Admirals Arch

  • Art Gallery of NSW

    Art Gallery of NSW

  • Australian Centre for Moving Images

    Australian Centre for Moving Images

  • Australian War Memorial

    Australian War Memorial

  • Bare Island

    Bare Island

  • Bay Cafe - WA

    Bay Cafe - WA