Australian history has always been a little bit of a mystery to international audiences. Despite Boomerangs, Kangaroos and Steve Irwin, the country from down under remains a bit of an enigma.

In this infographic, the team at Optus reviews some of the biggest milestones in Australian history that have contributed to the Australian identity as we know it today.

Unique and sometimes bizarre, much like the platypus, this infographic pulls out some of the most entertaining and lesser known moments in Australia’s history. From colonial times to modern day and looking ahead to the future, this infographic highlights some of the quirkier moments in Australia’s assorted past.

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A History Lesson in Aussie Spirit

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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