Australia between the Wars timelines

By joshh69
  • Jazz Music

    Jazz music is first played in Australia in Sydney
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    Australia between the Wars timeline

  • Treaty of Verdailles

    Australia gains official mandate over New Guinea through Treaty of Versailles.
  • Australian Counrty Party

    Official formation of the Australian Country Party.
  • American Products

    American products such as Kellogg’s Corn Flakes and Life Savers become available in Australia.
  • Construction of Parliament House

    Commencement of construction of Parliament House in Canberra.
  • Broadcasting Begins

    Sydney radio station 2FC begins broadcasting.
  • Voting for Federal Elections

    Voting is made compulsory for federal elections.
  • Electric Refrigerators

    Importation of electric refrigerators from the USA.
  • Australian Theatres and Cars

    Australia has 1250 picture theatres; most films screened are from the USA.Car registrations rise to 82 500; highest level until after World War II.
  • Great Depression

    Great Depression begins after a general period of recession.
  • Radio Telephone

    Australia and Britain are linked by radio telephone.
  • Governor General

    Sir Isaac Isaacs becomes the first Australian-born Governor-General. Joseph Lyons (former LaborTreasurer) leads the United Australia Party to a massive victory over the Australian Labor Party
  • Sacking of Premier

    Sacking of Jack Lang, NSW Premier .Worst year of economic depression: unemployment around 30%.
  • Opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge

    Opening of Sydney Harbour Bridge
  • Donald Bradman

    Donald Bradman and the Bodyline test Cricket series