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The Getup: Labor Day Reunion Like this.

Children line up for a cup of soup and a slice of bread in 1934 during the depression (photo from State Library of NSW - NKCR)


Fort Macquarie ca.1870 from Sydney Streets and Buildings, 1861-ca.1900 State Library of NSW collection. Notes: Fort Macquarie was built on the end of Bennelong Pt. Completed by convict labour in 1821 using stone from the Domain, the fort had 15 guns and housed a small garrison. The fort was demolished in 1901 to make way for the tramway sheds that occupied the site until the construction of the Utzon masterpiece, the Sydney Opera House


Convicts and the British colonies in Australia. Augustus Earle (1793-1838), A government jail gang, Sydney, NSW, 1830.


This was the reality for the thousands of convicts that would make their way to Australia. As slavery was outlawed, the U.K. needed a new source of free labor and found that using criminals was a great way to obtain free labor, lower the crime rate in the motherland, and hopefully keep convicts out of trouble.


Hey team a very happy Monday to you one and all. Let's get the working week off on the right foot with a cool coastal photograph. This rather awesome location is called the Blue Pool and is located in Bermagui on the Sapphire Coast. It's an epic bit of coastline with cool rock formations amazing beaches and epic swimming spots like this one. Ocean pools are a real feature of the NSW coastline the earliest were built by convicts and they're almost exclusively restricted to this state. This…

The closing of the two halves of the arch of the Sydney Harbour Bridge prior to the deck being added. Taken by Australian photographer Henri Mallard, 1930.