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06 March
1788 - Lieutenant Philip Gidley King takes formal possession of Australian Norfolk Island.

1812 - Two Wesleyan Methodist classes were established in Sydney by Thomas Bowden and John Hosking - the beginning of Methodism in Australia.

1837 - The Theatre Royal in Hobart opened. It remains Australia's oldest working theatre
Australian slang
  • mate buddy, friend
  • dipstick fool, loser, idiot
  • saltie saltwater crocodile
  • Lucky Country, The nickname for Australia
  • dux top of the class
  • pig's arse I don't agree, bull shit
  • TAB Totalisator Agency Board - betting shop
  • kangaroos loose in the top paddock mentally challenged
  • joey baby kangaroo
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