#OnThisDay 11 May 1813 Gregory Blaxland, William Lawson and William Wentworth departed Sydney on an expedition to find a route over the Blue Mountains. The trio reached Mt York on 28 May and arrived at Mt Blaxland three days later. At this point they turned back to Sydney having sighted the plains beyond and found a passage over the Blue Mountains.
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"The object of publishing this Holiday Tour Booklet is to place in the hands of the visitor to New South Wales and the holiday-maker… information that will be of practical assistance in the selection of a suitable holiday resort… "
From our Collection we bring you "Tourist paradise: Burrinjuck Dam Holiday Playground." A promotional film produced c.1950s by the Electricity Commission of New South Wales it shows visitors to the dam enjoying the holiday spot: camping, fishing and water skiing. NRS21047 A000021451