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History: Australia Social life and customs in the 1900's

Trove

Trove is an online search engine developed by the National Library of Australia. At the click of a button, you can access a large and unrivalled repository of Australian material.

Browse for historical & current newspaper articles.  A great source of contemporaneous material. 
There are also digitised versions of various magazines, e.g. The Australian Women's Weekly (1932 - 1982).

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Australian Dictionary of Biography

Federation

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.

Living and Working Conditions