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15 July in Australian History

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Here are some of the events that happened on this day in Australian history. Please feel free to add others that you know of in the comments section.

  • 1851 – Charles La Trobe (pictured) appointed as first Lieutenant Governor of Victoria.
  • 1912 – The first branch of the Commonwealth Bank opens.
  • 1940 – The Volunteer Defence Force, composed mainly of World War I veterans, was formed for home defence by the Returned Services League.

Tony Simon

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