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22 August
1770 - Captain James Cook claims the east coast of New Holland in the name of King George III, naming the site Possession Island.

1872 - The 3200 km Australian Overland Telegraph Line is completed.

1930 - The two spans of the Sydney Harbour Bridge are joined.
Australian slang
  • date roll toilet paper
  • bitzer mongrel dog, mixed breed, rough
  • iron underpants control briefs for women
  • cut lunch sandwiches
  • bogged stuck in the mud/sand with a vehicle
  • flat out busy
  • naughty have sex
  • cobber friend
  • click kilometer
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If you are serious about exploring Sydney, I recommend you to buy a Sydway Street Directory. Is well made and it will also make a nice souvenir.