In a stiff, strict world where no excuses were tolerated, Mary MacKillop’s kindness was remarkable, and her life was one of service, love and humility.
The Holden family made a significant contribution to the development of Australian manufacturing and to the shaping of the South Australian economy.
In 1904, a tall, slender, well dressed woman stepped ashore on the cannibal-infested island of Malaita, in the Solomon Islands group.
The life of Jindi Cheese founder George Ronalds highlights the rewards of passion and perseverance in achieving beyond what could be hoped for or imagined.
The flowing copperplate script with red and white colours is a logo that is recognisable around the world, but how much of it’s history is known?
Omitted from his famous poems is the lesser known fact that the Light Horses in the famous 1917 Battle of Beersheba were trained by Banjo Paterson.
The catch cry of Canon David Garland was “nothing is too good for our soldier boys”. It epitomises the heart of a man dedicated to the soldiers he served.
Jesus taught that children was that children were and are to be valued and were ‘not to be looked down upon.’ But as history would show us – this was ‘counter cultural’.
Life in Sydney was difficult for the Fairfax family. Their fourth child, born during the sea voyage, died only a few months after their arrival.
His father wanted him to become a surgeon but, inspired by the wildly popular adventure story Robinson Crusoe, he opted to go to sea.