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Two-up is a traditional Australian gambling game, involving a designated "spinner" throwing two coins or pennies into the air. [1]

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AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.

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Anzac Day

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".

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Australian War Memorial

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 (card game)

Baccarat or baccara is a card game played at casinos.

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Bob Carr

Robert John Carr (born 28 September 1947) is a former Australian politician who served as Premier of New South Wales from 1995 to 2005, as the leader of the Labor Party.

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Broken Hill

Broken Hill is an inland mining city in the far west of outback New South Wales, Australia.

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Bryan Brown

Bryan Neathway Brown, AM (born 23 June 1947) is an Australian actor.

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Chips Rafferty

Chips Rafferty MBE (26 March 190927 May 1971) was an Australian actor.

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Come In Spinner

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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Convicts in Australia

Between 1788 and 1868, about 162,000 convicts were transported by the British government to various penal colonies in Australia.

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Crown Melbourne

Crown Melbourne (also referred to as Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex) is a casino and resort located on the south bank of the Yarra River, in Melbourne, Australia.

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Crown Perth

Crown Perth (formerly Burswood Island Casino, Burswood Island Complex and Burswood Entertainment Complex) is a resort and casino located in Burswood, Western Australia, near the Swan River.

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Digger (soldier)

Digger is a military slang term for soldiers from Australia and New Zealand.

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Drover (Australian)

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

Forty Thousand Horsemen (aka 40,000 Horsemen) is a 1940 Australian war film directed by Charles Chauvel.

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Gold rush

A gold rush is a new discovery of gold—sometimes accompanied by other precious metals and rare earth minerals—that brings an onrush of miners seeking their fortune.

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Grant Taylor (actor)

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 is the capital and most populous city of the Australian island state of Tasmania.

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Little River Band

Little River Band (LRB) are a rock band originally formed in Melbourne, Australia, in March 1975.

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New South Wales

New South Wales (abbreviated as NSW) is a state on the east coast of:Australia.

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New South Wales Legislative Assembly

The New South Wales Legislative Assembly is the lower of the two houses of the Parliament of New South Wales, an Australian state.

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Pat Twohill

Edmund Patrick "Pat" Twohill (22 October 1915 – 7 October 1989) was a New Zealand actor and radio announcer who worked extensively in Australian film, radio and theatre.

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Peaky Blinders (TV series)

Peaky Blinders is a British television crime drama set in 1920s Birmingham, England in the aftermath of World War I. The series, which was created by Steven Knight and produced by Caryn Mandabach Productions, Screen Yorkshire and Tiger Aspect Productions, follows the exploits of the Shelby crime family.

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Penny (Australian coin)

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

Pitching pennies, or in Britain Pap, Penny Up, Keeley (Scotland), "Nippy (Wales)", Pitch and Toss, Chucks (or its corruption Pigeon Toss), or "Jingles" is a game played with coins.

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Premier of New South Wales

The Premier of New South Wales is the head of government in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Returned and Services League of 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.

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Robert Mitchum

Robert Charles Durman Mitchum (August 6, 1917 – July 1, 1997) was an American film actor, director, author, poet, composer, and singer.

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Sleeper Catcher

Sleeper Catcher is the fourth album by the Little River Band, released during 1978.

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Slot machine

A slot machine (American English), known variously as a fruit machine (British English), puggy (Scottish English), the slots (Canadian and American English), poker machine/pokies (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, New South Wales

Surry Hills is an inner city, eastern suburb of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

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Table game

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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The Doctor Blake Mysteries

The Doctor Blake Mysteries is an Australian television series that premiered on ABC TV on 1 February 2013 at 8:30 pm.

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The Shiralee (1987 film)

The Shiralee is a 1987 Australian television film directed by George Ogilvie, based on the novel of the same name by D'Arcy Niland.

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The Sundowners (1960 film)

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

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.

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Wake in Fright

Wake in Fright (initially released as Outback outside Australia) is a 1971 psychological thriller film directed by Ted Kotcheff, written by Evan Jones and starring Gary Bond, Donald Pleasence, Chips Rafferty, Sylvia Kay and Jack Thompson.

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Wesley Mission

Wesley Mission is a name used by three independent Uniting Church groups which are a part the Uniting Missions Network of UnitingCare Australia.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Two-up

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