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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.

2021

09 July

Tasman travel bubble resumes between Western Australia & New Zealand [Covid-19]

2021

01 May

Flights from Western Australian to New Zealand paused for 24 hours. [Covid-19]

2021

28 April

New Zealand resumes quarantine-free travel with Western Australia. [Covid-19]

2021

24 April

Travel between New Zealand and Western Australia is suspended following a 3 day lockdown in the metropolitan area of Perth. [Covid-19]

2021

13 March

The Western Australian state election is held with the incumbent McGowan Labor government winning with a large majority.

2020

27 June

The Western Australian Government announced the state would move into "Phase 4", permitting some of the most relaxed Covid-19 restrictions in the country

2020

26 May

Rio Tinto blows up the Juukan Gorge, a region inhabited by Australian Aborigines for 46,000 years, to expand an iron ore mine

2020

24 April

Perth Airport blocks runways with bulldozers to pressure Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd to pay its $16 million debt

2020

24 March

Western Australia closed their borders, with all interstate arrivals being required to self-isolate for 14 days [Covid-19]

2015

15 September

The Matagurup Refugee Camp is founded in Perth to defend Aboriginal Rights

2006

08 September

Peter Brock, an Australian motor racing driver, was killed in an accident on the Targa West road rally

2005

26 February

WA Labor Government of Dr Geoff Gallop is returned with a solid majority

Things to See

  • Fremantle Prison

    Fremantle Prison

  • Lake Cave

    Lake Cave

  • Sand Dunes

    Sand Dunes

  • St Mary's Cathedral

    St Mary's Cathedral

  • St Patrick`s Church

    St Patrick`s Church

  • St. Ildephonsus

    St. Ildephonsus



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