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20 Octomber
1973 - The Sydney Opera House is opened by Queen Elizabeth II.

1987 - The Black Monday stockmarket crash causing the All Ordinaries Index to fall 25%, the single biggest one day drop in the market's history.
Australian slang
  • billabong an ox-bow river, place to drink or waterhole
  • troppo, gone tropical madness
  • cobber friend
  • betcha i bet
  • VB brand of beer (Victoria Bitter)
  • brothel a mess
  • duds pants, trousers
  • auntie Australian Broadcasting Corporation
  • aristotle bottle
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This map is courtesy of AUSWAY GROUP,
publishers of street directories and maps.
Address: 32 Ricketts Rd Mt Waverley Victoria 3149 Australia
Tel: +61-3-9585-9888 Fax: +61-3-9585-9800

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Note:
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.