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AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014.
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Anzac Day is a national day of remembrance in Australia and New Zealand that broadly commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders "who served and died in all wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations" and "the contribution and suffering of all those who have served." Observed on 25 April each year, Anzac Day was originally to honour the members of the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) who fought at Gallipoli against the Ottoman Empire during World War I. Some Canadian soldiers, who had signed up for service with the United Kingdom, were among the British forces at Gallipoli.
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Australia (colloquially), officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is an Oceanian country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous smaller islands.
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The Australian War Memorial is Australia's national memorial to the members of its armed forces and supporting organisations who have died or participated in wars involving the Commonwealth of Australia.
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Baccarat is a card game played at casinos.
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Robert John "Bob" Carr (born 28 September 1947) is a former politician from Australia.
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Bryan Neathway Brown, AM (born 23 June 1947) is an Australian actor.
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In modern English, a casino is a facility which houses and accommodates certain types of gambling activities.
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Chips Rafferty MBE (26 March 190927 May 1971) was an iconic Australian actor.
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Come In Spinner is an Australian novel by Dymphna Cusack and Florence James, originally published in 1951, and set in Sydney, Australia at the end of the second World War.
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Between 1788 and 1868, approximately 162,000 convicts were transported to the various Australian penal colonies by the British government.
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Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex is a large casino and entertainment precinct located on the south bank of the Yarra River, in Melbourne, Australia.
Crown Perth is an entertainment complex located in Burswood, Western Australia, near the Swan River.
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Digger is a military slang term for soldiers from Australia and New Zealand.
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A drover in Australia is a person, typically an experienced stockman, who moves livestock, usually sheep, cattle, and horses "on the hoof" over long distances.
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Forty Thousand Horsemen (aka 40,000 Horsemen) is a 1940 Australian war film directed by Charles Chauvel.
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A gold rush is an interval of feverish migration of workers to an area that has had a dramatic discovery of gold deposits.
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Grant Taylor (6 December 1917 – 1971), real name Ronald Grant Taylor, was an English-born actor best known as the abrasive General Henderson in the Gerry Anderson science fiction series UFO and for his lead role in Forty Thousand Horsemen (1940).
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Hobart (UK) is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.
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In casinos, the term table game is used to distinguish games such as blackjack, craps, roulette and baccarat that are played on a table and operated by one or more live dealers like a croupier or poker dealer, from games played on a mechanical device like a video slot machine.
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Little River Band (LRB) are a soft rock band originally formed in Melbourne, Australia, in March 1975.
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New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.
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The New South Wales Legislative Assembly is the lower of the two houses of the Parliament of New South Wales, an Australian state.
Pat Twohill (1915-1989) was a New Zealand actor and radio announcer who worked extensively in Australian film, radio and theatre.
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The Peaky Blinders were a criminal gang based in Birmingham, England, in the late 19th century and to a lesser extent, in the early 20th century.
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The Australian Penny was a coin of the Australian pound used in the Commonwealth of Australia prior to decimalisation in 1966.
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Pitching pennies, or in Britain Pap or Penny Up, is a game played with coins.
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The Premier of New South Wales is the head of government in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
The Returned and Services League, Australia (RSL) is a support organisation for men and women who have served or are serving in the Defence Force.
Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, author, composer, and singer.
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Sleeper Catcher is the fourth album by the Little River Band, released during 1978.
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A slot machine (American English), informally fruit machine (British English), puggy (Scottish English slang), the slots (Canadian and American English), poker machine (or pokies in slang) (Australian English and New Zealand English) or simply slot (American English), is a casino gambling machine with three or more reels which spin when a button is pushed.
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Surry Hills is an affluent, inner city, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.
For the 1957 film starring Peter Finch, see The Shiralee (1957 film) The Shiralee is a 1987 Australian TV film directed by George Ogilvie, based on the novel of the same name by D'Arcy Niland.
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The Sundowners is a 1960 Technicolor film that tells the story of an Australian outback family torn between the father's desires to continue his nomadic sheep-herding ways and the wife's and son's desire to settle down in one place.
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Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities, the second series of the Nine Network crime drama series Underbelly, originally aired from 9 February 2009 to 4 May 2009.
Wake in Fright (also known as Outback) is a 1971 thriller film directed by Ted Kotcheff and starring Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence and Chips Rafferty.
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Wesley Mission is a name used by several Uniting Church congregations which are a part the Uniting Missions Network of UnitingCare Australia.
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World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.
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