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WAY 79

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WAY 79, also referred to as WAY '79 and WAY 1979, was the official 1979 sesquicentennial (150th anniversary) celebration of the European colonisation of Western Australia. [1]

36 relations: Aboriginal groupings of Western Australia, All Saints Anglican Church, Henley Brook, Allan Green Conservatory, Avondale Agricultural Research Station, Black swan emblems and popular culture, Centenary of Western Australia, Charles Court, Daniel Scott (harbour-master), Dictionary of Western Australians, Edith Cowan, Fonty's Pool, Graham Farmer, Grant Dorrington, History of Perth, Western Australia, History of Western Australia, International Conference on Indian Ocean Studies, May Campbell, Old Newcastle School, Parmelia Yacht Race, Paul Hasluck, Phil Matson, Premier of Western Australia, Rica Erickson, Robert Hitchcock, Robert John Sholl, Ronald Berndt, Russell Dumas, Sesquicentenary Celebrations Series, St Georges Terrace, Stephen Barry, The Foundation of Perth 1829, The Playhouse Theatre (Perth), Western Australia: An Atlas of Human Endeavour, Western Australian 175th Anniversary, Wireless Hill Park, Yagan.

Aboriginal groupings of Western Australia

An overview of Australian Aboriginal kinship groupings within Western Australia, 1979.

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All Saints Anglican Church, Henley Brook

The All Saints Church in Henley Brook is the oldest church in Western Australia.

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Allan Green Conservatory

The Allan Green Conservatory was a pyramid shaped botanical display facility on the Esplanade Reserve in Perth, Western Australia.

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Avondale Agricultural Research Station

Avondale Agriculture Research Station or Avondale Discovery Farm is one of thirteen research farms and stations operated by Western Australia's Department of Agriculture and Food.

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Black swan emblems and popular culture

The black swan (Cygnus atratus) is widely referenced in Australian culture, although the character of that importance historically diverges between the prosaic in the East and the symbolic in West.

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Centenary of Western Australia

In 1929, Western Australia celebrated the centenary of the founding of Perth and the establishment of the Swan River Colony, the first permanent European settlement in WA.

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Charles Court

Sir Charles Walter Michael Court, (29 September 1911 – 22 December 2007) was a Western Australian politician, and the 21st Premier of Western Australia from 1974 to 1982.

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Daniel Scott (harbour-master)

Daniel Scott (1800 – 20 February 1865) was a Western Australian harbour-master.

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Dictionary of Western Australians

The Dictionary of Western Australians and the related Bicentennial Dictionary of Western Australians are two multi-volume biographical dictionaries containing details of European and non-European settlement in Western Australia from the foundation of the Swan River Colony in 1829 until 1888.

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Edith Cowan

Edith Dircksey Cowan OBE (née Brown; 2 August 18619 June 1932) was an Australian social reformer who worked for the rights and welfare of women and children.

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Fonty's Pool

Fonty's Pool is a historic freshwater swimming pool near Manjimup, Western Australia.

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Graham Farmer

Graham Vivian "Polly" Farmer, MBE (born 10 March 1935) is a retired Australian rules football player and coach.

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Grant Dorrington

Grant Stephen Dorrington OAM BEM (born 15 April 1948) is an Australian rules football administrator who is a former player and coach.

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History of Perth, Western Australia

The city of Perth in Western Australia was named by Captain James Stirling in 1829 after Perth, Scotland, in honour of the birthplace and parliamentary seat in the British House of Commons of Sir George Murray, Secretary of State for War and the Colonies.

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History of Western Australia

The human history of Western Australia commenced between 40,000 and 60,000 years ago with the arrival of Indigenous Australians on the northwest coast.

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International Conference on Indian Ocean Studies

The International Conference on Indian Ocean Studies was an international symposium held in Perth, Western Australia in 1979 and 1984.

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May Campbell

May Emma Campbell (née Pearce) MBE (2 November 1915, in Wagin, Western Australia – 16 February 1981) was a field hockey player who represented Australia in the sport from 1935 to 1948.

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Old Newcastle School

The old Newcastle School is an historic building on Duke Street North in Toodyay, Western Australia.

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Parmelia Yacht Race

The Parmelia Race, Plymouth to Perth, 1979 was a feature event of the Western Australian 150th Anniversary Celebrations, 1979.

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Paul Hasluck

Sir Paul Meernaa Caedwalla Hasluck (1 April 1905 – 9 January 1993) was an Australian statesman who served as the 17th Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1969 to 1974.

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Phil Matson

Philip Henry Matson (22 October 1884 at Port Adelaide – 13 June 1928 at Perth) was a highly successful player and coach of Australian rules football in the early 20th century, chiefly in Western Australia.

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Premier of Western Australia

The Premier of Western Australia is the head of the executive branch of government in the Australian state of Western Australia.

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Rica Erickson

Frederica Lucy "Rica" Erickson, née Sandilands, (10 August 1908 – 8 September 2009) was an Australian naturalist, botanical artist, historian, author and teacher.

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Robert Hitchcock

Robert Charles Hitchcock (born 18 August 1944) is an Australian sculptor.

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Robert John Sholl

Robert John Sholl (16 July 1819 – 19 June 1886) was a government administrator, magistrate, explorer, newspaper editor, entrepreneur, harbourmaster, customs official, postmaster and lay reader in Western Australia (WA), during the colonial era.

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Ronald Berndt

Ronald Murray Berndt (14 July 1916 – 2 May 1990) was an Australian social anthropologist who, in 1963, became the inaugural professor of anthropology at the University of Western Australia.

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Russell Dumas

Sir Russell John Dumas KBE, CMG (17 January 1887 – 10 August 1975) was a public servant and engineer who led several large works projects in Western Australia.

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Sesquicentenary Celebrations Series

The Sesquicentenary Celebrations Series is a series of books published by University of Western Australia Press for the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of Western Australia in 1979 - widely promoted as 'WAY 1979' at that time.

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St Georges Terrace

St Georges Terrace is the main street in the city of Perth, Western Australia.

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Stephen Barry

Stephen Leon Reid Barry (4 July 1945 – 18 October 2000) was a British arts administrator, drama producer, and artistic director.

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The Foundation of Perth 1829

The Foundation of Perth 1829 is a 1929 oil-on-canvas painting by George Pitt Morison.

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The Playhouse Theatre (Perth)

The Playhouse Theatre in central Perth, Western Australia was purpose-built for live theatre in the 1950s and remained one of the city's principal venues for performing arts for over half a century until replaced by the State Theatre Centre of Western Australia in January 2011.

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Western Australia: An Atlas of Human Endeavour

Western Australia: An Atlas of Human Endeavour was an atlas published in 1979 as part of the WAY 79 sesquicentennial celebration of the European colonisation of Western Australia.

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Western Australian 175th Anniversary

The Western Australian 175th Anniversary of European settlement was celebrated in 2004.

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Wireless Hill Park

Wireless Hill Park is a park in Ardross, Western Australia that is the location of the former Applecross Wireless Station, an early radio station in Western Australia.

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Yagan

Yagan (c. 1795 – 11 July 1833) was an Indigenous Australian warrior from the Noongar people.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WAY_79

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