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“The Glebe Estate” an extract by Gough Whitlam

“The Glebe Estate” an extract by Gough Whitlam

Posted on 7th June 2018

An extract from The Whitlam Government, 1972-1975, E.G. Whitlam, Penguin Books Australia, 1985 “Few places in Australia are richer in history than the inner-Sydney suburb of Glebe. The area was first surveyed in 1790, two and a half years after Governor Phillip established the penal colony at Sydney town. The name was acquired when approximately […]  Read more »