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HIS 11 - The world at the beginning of the 20th Century: Australia

This LibGuide should get you thinking - enjoy your history but please remember to credit all sources. While you investigate the forces and ideas for change and continuity that shaped the early 20th century

Making of Australia


A documentary history of the Federation movement from 1880 to 1901. The site examines the arguments for and against Federation, nationalism, racism, tariffs, defense and railways. Includes image gallery and timeline.

Time capsule

Working condition

Telephonists at the Brisbane telephone exchange, 1910

Telephonists 1910