ANZAC PREVIEW AUSTRALIAN LIGHT HORSE
In memory of the Australian Army Veterinary Corp (AAVC), Chris Kennedy and his horse Chaos (left) and Damon Hughes and horse Maverick are seen at Currumbin Beach on the Gold Coast, Tuesday, April 23, 2019. The AAVC played a vital military role, from the Sudan and South African wars, through World War I and to the end of World War II. Veterinarians and their assistants provided professional care for horses, mules, camels, dogs and pigeons in the Australian Army, with 120 officers serving overseas in WWI. Kennedy and Chaos will participate in the annual Anzac Day dawn service at Currumbin Beach on Thursday. (AAP Image/Dave Hunt)
Laying the first Australian-New Zealand cable
The laying of the first Australian-New Zealand cable by the Eastern Extension Telegraph Company. This photograph shows two cable ships, the 'Edinburgh' and the 'Hibernia', completing the lay between Botany Bay, Sydney, and Nelson, New Zealand. The cable was opened for traffic on February 21st 1876, two months in advance of the stipulated time. February 1876. PHO///548.
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Elvis Express Departure 2019
Elvis impersonator Alfred Vaz poses for photographs before boarding the Blue Suede Express at Central Station in Sydney, Thursday, January 10, 2019. The Elvis Express train leaves from Central Station for its journey to Parkes for the Elvis festival. The Elvis Express and the Blue Suede Express trains will make their way to Parkes for the annual pilgrimage to the Elvis Festival., heading to the NSW country town, 365km west of Sydney, for the annual January pilgrimage. (AAP Image/Mick Tsikas)