In 1920 the NSW Ambulance Transport Service (as it was known) held a meeting to agree on the symbol that would identify the Ambulance Service, they chose the Maltese Cross, previously Ambulance officers wore the symbolic red cross
The oldest surviving building in Carrington is the Hydraulic Power Station, also called the Pumphouse. Built in 1877 it was used to power the cranes for loading the coal onto ships, it remained in use up until the 1960s.
Australia is an amazing country and here are 16 interesting facts to prove it.
Stockton NSW was originally named Pirates Point and the first white settlement arrived just before 1800.
Post boxes for letters were first used in 1831, at the time stamps were not in use and it was the person who received the mail that had to pay, not the sender.