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Fitzroy Falls

brief history ...

Fitzroy Falls
©2006 Gabriel Ditu
Fitzroy Falls are situated in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales near a small village with the same name and not faraway Kangaroo Valley.

First Europian sighting was in the early 1800s by Charles Throsby. Fitzroy Falls was named after the New South Wales Governor Fitzroy in 1850. Fizroy Falls is a popular stopping point for tourists traveling towards the Highlands.

Trivia: Fitzroy Falls is 81 metre waterfall.

tourist information ...

Fitzroy Falls
©2006 Gabriel Ditu
How to get there
Fitzroy Falls it is approximately two hours drive south-west of Sydney and you need to hire a car. See map.


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18 April
1831 - The Sydney daily newspaper and Australia's oldest newspaper The Sydney Morning Herald is first published.

1952 - Owen Dixon is appointed as the sixth Chief Justice of Australia.
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