Australia Day

On the 26th of January 1788, the British First Fleet sailed into Port Jackson in New South Wales, where Governor-designate Arthur Phillip raised the Union Flag at a ceremony in Sydney Cove (known to the local indigenous Cadigal people as Warrane).

Algernon_Talmage__The_Founding_of_Australia_By_Capt_Arthur_Phillip_RN_Sydney_Cove_Jan_26th_1788_c1937_01aAlgernon Talmage, The Founding of Australia by Captain Arthur Phillip RN Sydney Cove January 26th 1788, circa 1939.

Jack Plane

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About Jack Plane

Formerly from the UK, Jack is a retired antiques dealer and self-taught woodworker, now living in Australia.
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