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Education.

21 March 1931, Cairns Post (Qld. : 1909 - 1954), page 11

…The first is from the Cairns Post , 21 March 1931, page 11.  To see the article on Trove click here .…

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EDUCATION.

29 October 1935, The Horsham Times (Vic. : 1882 - 1954), page 7

…The second quote is from the Horsham Times , 29 October, page 7. To see the article click here .…

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OUR FIRST ARBOR DAY.

20 June 1889, South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), page 4

…The first colony to officially proclaim Arbour Day was South Australia on 20 June, 1889. The very precise, regimental details of the way Arbour Day was to be run is detailed in the South Australian Register of 20 June, 1889 .…

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Inauguration of Arbour Days.

19 July 1890, The Maitland Mercury and Hunter River General Advertiser (NSW : 1843 - 1893), page 6

…In New South Wales, the first official Arbour Day was inaugurated for the school children by Lord Carrington (the Governor of the colony) at Ryde School on 16 July, 1890. Lord Carrington was accompanied by Lady Carrington. A full record of this occasion is in the The Maitland Mercury & Hunter River Advertiser 19 July, 1890 Lord Carrington The oldest known surviving tree from that first 1890 Arbour Day planting is a brush box gum at Toongabbie Public School. This tree is still thriving and is huge. While not all schools took part in the initial 1890 Arbour Day, by 1891 the Education Department of NSW proclaimed 21 August as the official Arbour Day for all schools. In those colonial times each colony embraced the idea of Arbour Day, and it was held on different dates – depending upon season and climate. In the Brisbane Courier of 6 June,1890 in a weekly summary of the news…

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SUMMARY FOR EUROPE. REVIEW OF THE WEEK.

6 June 1890, The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), page 6

…In the Brisbane Courier of 6 June,1890 in a weekly summary of the news – Summary For Europe , the lead, lengthy article was on the need for ‘forest conservacy’.…

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ROYAL SOCIETY OF QUEENSLAND.

14 December 1891, The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), page 6

…In the Brisbane Courier of 14 December,1891 an early article sets out the ways, particularly in rural schools, that Botany was being effectively taught through initiatives such as  Arbour Day. One person was pleased the the children of the public schools were reciving education in Botany but he questioned whether they would stand up to an exam on it!…

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A NATIONAL ARBOUR-DAY.

19 May 1906, The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), page 5

…A poem led an article on Arbour Day in The West Australian of 19 May, 1906 “Plant trees, for he who plants a tree Plants rest and love; For earth shall aid him in his work, And heaven above. His labour its own reward shall be, For those who eat its fruit, or rest beneath its cooling shade, Shall bless the hand that planted there a tree.” -Florence A Hayes. In the The West Australian of Friday 27 July 1906 it is reported that lollies were given out to the school children of Perth. Arbour Day was obviously an exciting event in Hanson as it was ‘en fete’. Arbour Day Celebrations However, an article in The Sydney…

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NEWS AND NOTES.

27 July 1906, The West Australian (Perth, WA : 1879 - 1954), page 4

…In the The West Australian of Friday 27 July 1906  it is reported that lollies were given out to the school children of Perth.…

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MORE TREES. BEAUTIFYING THE TOWNS. ARBOUR DAY.

5 January 1914, The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954), page 10

…However, an article in  The Sydney Morning Herald of …

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RECIPES.

10 August 1889, The Capricornian (Rockhampton, Qld. : 1875 - 1929), page 23

…1. Puree of Pea – The Capricornian , Rockhampton, August 10, 1889…

…RECIPES: Retrievedfrom http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article65788060 Okay substitute cooktop for ‘fire’ and put in a blender instead of ‘rubbing through a sieve’ but this seems totally doable for the home chef. It’s not all that far from a pea puree recipe from Nigella Lawson that is delicious served with lightly seared scallops Note : This is the first recipe that I have encountered with ‘ peck’ being an actual measurement 2. Tomato Jam – Sunday Times , Perth, April 11. 1937 The WORLD of WOMEN: Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article58821756 Mmmm… Sunday brunch – eggs and bacon with a spicy tomato jam. I know that Neil Perry uses…

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The WORLD of WOMEN Kitchen Craft Discussed by EVETTE RECIPES FROM OUR READERS

11 April 1937, Sunday Times (Perth, WA : 1902 - 1954), page 26

…2. Tomato Jam – Sunday Times , Perth, April 11. 1937…

…The WORLD of WOMEN: Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article58821756 Mmmm… Sunday brunch – eggs and bacon with a spicy tomato jam. I know that Neil Perry uses red wine vinegar instead of lemons to give his jam a little acidic bite but all the key ingredients are there. I’m excited about this recipe. Thank you Mrs Homes for sending this to the Sunday Times in Perth, I bet you had no idea that it would still be being used some 75 years on. There is also a good recipe for quince honey on the same page. Definitely worth a try using the quinces now being sold at the Moruya…

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COOKERY.

4 January 1902, The Queenslander (Brisbane, Qld. : 1866 - 1939), page 30

…There is also a good recipe for quince honey on the same page. Definitely worth a try using the quinces now being sold at the Moruya markets.…

…5. Lamingtons - The Queenslander , Brisbane, January 4, 1902 , p. 30 Supplement: Unknown…

…COOKERY: Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article21619222 Finally, I can’t end this post without a mention of the great Australian cake, the lamington – the recipe apparently remains unchanged for a at least 112 years. This is the earliest recipe I can find in Trove. I know there’s plenty more out there, particularly in the Australian Women’s Weekly but I the ones above are some that grabbed my attention! Do you have any favourite family recipes? Or can you remember much-loved food from years ago? If you do please tell us about them in the comment section below.…

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PRIZE RECIPE

22 August 1956, The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982), page 52

…3. Apple-almond turnovers – The Australian Woman’s Weekly , August 22,1956…

…PRIZE RECIPE : Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article51391697 Admittedly these are more than a little retro but if apple turnovers are back on the menu for Adriano Zumba then that’s good enough for me. Providing you can get the pastry right there will be a definite yum factor. 4. Chocolate-nut merigues - The Australian Woman’s Weekly , January 29, 1975, P62 PRIZE RECIPE: Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article43721582 I can just see these on the front of a magazine, served with a raspberry coulis and dusted with cocoa powder. And the amazing thing is how small the short the list of ingredients is – it almost makes me a little…

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PRIZE RECIPE Little meringues mixed through with nuts and grated chocolate win this week's $10 prize. CHOCOLATE-NUT MERINGUES

29 January 1975, The Australian Women's Weekly (1933 - 1982), page 62

…4. Chocolate-nut merigues - The Australian Woman’s Weekly , January 29, 1975, P62…

…PRIZE RECIPE: Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article43721582 I can just see these on the front of a magazine, served with a raspberry coulis and dusted with cocoa powder. And the amazing thing is how small the short the list of ingredients is – it almost makes me a little skeptical about whether it will work. And more to the point… does Mrs Peake of Pymble mean ‘mixed nuts’ instead of ‘mixed fruit’? 5. Lamingtons - The Queenslander , Brisbane, January 4, 1902 , p. 30 Supplement: Unknown COOKERY: Retrieved from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article21619222 Finally, I can’t end this post without a mention of the great Australian cake, the lamington…