Australia Timeline

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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.

1979

04 January

Highest rainfall in Australia over 24hrs, recorded at Bellenden Ker, Queensland - 1140mm (45").

1606

28 February

The Dutch East India Company (VOC) ship Duyfken, under Captain Willem Janszoon, explored the western coast of Cape York Peninsula. This was the first recorded landfall by a European on Australian soil.

Things to See

  • Customs House

    Customs House

  • Kings Beach

    Kings Beach

  • Morning Glory

    Morning Glory

  • Museum & Science Centre

    Museum & Science Centre

  • The Gold Coast

    The Gold Coast

  • Woven Fish

    Woven Fish



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