Category Archives: Sydney Suburbs

5 January 1823 - 190 years ago today - marks the death of another important figure in the early days of the young colony: Lieutenant George Johnston. Johnston, who was born in Annan/Scotland, came to New South Wales as an officer of the First Fleet. He served as adjutant to...
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Greek migrant Joachim Tavlaridis, later known as "Mick Adams" opened Australia's first milk bar in 24 Martin Place 80 years today. It was known as the "Black and White 4d Fruit Milk Bar". The first of its kind, it featured a bar counter with limited seats on one side and milkshake makers and soda pumps on...
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