1930 Penny - Australia's Best Known Rare Coin| Sterling & Currency
The 1930 penny is, without doubt, the one rare coin that most Australians know about - it started off as being the last coin to go into the Dansco press-in albums that were hugely popular in those days (in fact they're so rare hardly anyone ended up with...
One Dollar | Royal Australian Mint
The one dollar coin was first introduced on 14 May 1984. Planning for a one dollar coin commenced as early as the mid-1970s. It was recognised that Australia needed a higher value coin which could be practically used in coin operated machines and to replace the one dollar note which had a short service life through high use.Mr Stuart Devlin was commissioned to design the reverse of the new coin. The five kangaroos design was chosen from submissions received from the designer.This…
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Sherrin was founded in 1880 by Thomas William Sherrin (the T.W Sherrin that is still present on the ball today). Sherrin continues 139 years on to make footballs by hand in much the same manner from a factory in Scoresby, Victoria.
Dot and the Kangaroo
Dot and the Kangaroo Author Ethel Pedley Illustrator Frank P. Mahony A 5-year-old girl named Dot is lost in the outback after chasing a hare into the bush. She is approached by a red kangaroo who gives her some berries to eat. She then understands the language of all animals, and she tells the kangaroo her plight. The kangaroo, who has lost her own joey, helps little Dot despite her own fear of humans. The book is filled with criticism on negative human interference in the wild in 1884.