Shipwrecks around an isolated continent in the southern hemisphere were common. As an imperial settlement, many ships carried troops as well as convicts and goods.

Woman and soldier (Pick up), 1942

Woman and soldier (Pick up), 1942 by Noel Counihan depicts an Australian woman with an American soldier. In the background two Australian soldiers can be seen walking together.



The military arrives at Peak Downs, Clermont, 1891. Collection of Liz Huf

Collection of Liz Huf

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