Friday, December 19, 2008

A little bit of history ...

Not to inflame the NSW vs Victoria rivalry - but here is the proof that Our Nation started in Victoria! This is the opening of the first parliament, in the Exhibition Building. What has this to do with Cornwall you ask? Only this - Sir John Quick, a Cornish lad from St Ives, rose to great prominence and was very instrumental in achieving federation for Australia - no mean feat, because if you think we're bad now, you should have been there before federation! If you want to know more about Sir John go to .
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