The early catholic church

Timeline created by Heath.S
  • cardinal moran

  • archbishop manix

  • immigration to Australia from England and Ireland

  • the Marist brothers and fathers

  • establishment of the maronite

  • cardinal gillroy

  • de la selle brothers

  • world war one

    28 July 1914 – 11 Nov 1918
  • bob santamaria

  • The depression years

    The Depression, set off by the October 1929 Wall Street stock market crash, hit the New South Wales economy with great severity. Unemployment, already high at 10% in mid 1929, was 21% by mid 1930 and rising, hitting almost 32% in mid-1932.
  • The conscription debate

    On Sunday 3 September 1939, Prime Minister Robert Menzies declared to the nation that Australia was at war with Germany. Australia was completely unprepared. It had not maintained substantial armed forces during the years of peace.
  • The Labour Party split

    in 1955 the Australian Labor Party (ALP) split for the third time in its history, this time over anti-communist sentiment. The split helped keep Prime Minister Menzies' government in power for another 17 years.