Tag Archives: Australia

Cyril Callister – The Man Who Invented Vegemite

Day 285 of Colourisation Project – February 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. It’s definitely an acquired taste. You either hate it or love it. Anyone living outside of … Continue reading

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Eileen Wearne – Trailblazing Sprinter

Day 268 of Colourisation Project – January 30 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. At the start of the 20th century, athletics was no place for a woman. Pierre de … Continue reading

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James Scullin – A Man of the People

Day 266 of Colourisation Project – January 28 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Timing is everything in politics. Australia’s ninth Prime Minister, James Scullin was unlucky in his timing. … Continue reading

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Albert Tucker – An Angry Penguin

Day 236 of Colourisation Project – December 29 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born in Melbourne this day, 29 December 1914, Albert Lee Tucker was one of Australia’s most … Continue reading

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Comrade Katharine Susannah Prichard

Day 211 of Colourisation Project – December 4 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Born this day, 4 December in 1883, Katharine Susannah Prichard was an Australian author, journalist, political … Continue reading

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Robert Menzies – Power in Numbers

Day 162 of Colourisation Project – October 16 Challenge: to publish daily a colourised photo that has some significance around the day of publication. Today marks the 70th anniversary of the Liberal Party of Australia. On this day, October 16, 1944 … Continue reading

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