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|01 Jan 1911||Two new territories|
|01 Jan 1978||SBS begins|
|01 Jan 1983||TCP/IP enables the birth of the Internet|
|01 Jan 1995||World Trade Organization|
|19 Dec 1949||Prime Minister for the 2nd time|
|19 Dec 1972||Department of Aboriginal Affairs|
|23 Dec 1901||Dictating a 'White Australia'|
|23 Dec 1996||Wik native title|
|24 Dec 1942||Planning for a future|
|24 Dec 1974||Cyclone Tracy|
|26 Dec 1947||Antarctic territories|
|26 Dec 2004||Tsunami|
|28 Dec 1995||Nuclear weapons testing|