Kylie Minogue

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Kylie Minogue   AO, OBE Minogue performing on her Golden Tour in 2018 Born Kylie Ann Minogue28 May 1968 (age 52) Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Citizenship Australian British Occupation Singer songwriter actress record producer television judge Years active 1979–present Net worth AU $109 million (2020 estimate) Partner(s) Paul Solomons Relatives Dannii Minogue (sister) Awards Full list Musical career Genres Pop […]

The Overland Telegraph

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The Overland Telegraph Connecting Adelaide and the rest of Australia, through Darwin, with England by means of a single wire in 1872, was one of the greatest engineering achievements of the nineteenth century. It was completed by South Australians, under the direction of Charles Todd, in less than two years. It […]

The ugly past of Australia’s ‘lock hospitals’ on Bernier and Dorre Islands slowly revealed

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ABC Pilbara  / By Karen Michelmore Copied, Compiled & Edited by George W Rehder  JulJuly 2020 at 2:01pm Ugly past of ‘lock hospitals’ slowly revealed Between 1908 and 1919, more than 800 Aboriginal men, women and children were removed from their homelands across Western Australia and taken to ‘lock hospitals’ on Bernier and Dorre Islands […]

Dutch East India Company

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Copied, edited & compiled by George W Rehder Dutch East India Company / United East India Company Company logo Company flag Native name Vereenigde Oostindische Compagnie (popular name)Generale Vereenichde Geoctrooieerde Compagnie (original name)Vereenigde Nederlandsche Geoctroyeerde Oostindische Compagnie (formal name) Former type Publicly traded company Industry Proto-conglomerate[b] Fate Dissolved Predecessor Voorcompagnieën/Pre-companies (1594–1602) Founded 20 March 1602, by […]

1932 Kimberley rescue

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The loss of the Seaplane Atlantis Hans Bertram and Adolf Klausmann were flying the Junkers W33 seaplane Atlantis from Cologne, Germany on a goodwill mission to Australia for the aircraft maker, Junkers, when they ran into a severe storm between Timor and Darwin. Flying during the night of May 15, […]

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