In which year did actor Heath Ledger die?
2008 Click to see the answer
In which century did bushranger Ned Kelly live?
What is the nickname of poet Andrew Paterson?
Andrew 'Banjo' Paterson is famous in which field?
Australia was involved in the Korean War in which decade?
In which century did James Cook first land at Botany Bay?
A famous bridge over which harbour opened in 1932?
Sydney Click to see the answer
Phar Lap was a 1930s champion in which sport?
Which city became capital of Australia in 1911?
Dirk Hartog explored Western Australia in which century?
Reg Grundy was a famous Australian in which field?
Nellie Melba made her name in which field?
Which sport in the 1930s saw the Bodyline Tour?
Which famous Australian is Sidney Nolan known for paiting?
Edith Cowan fought for the rights of which group?
Richie Benaud was best known for commenting on which sport?
Cricket Click to see the answer
Which iconic Australian product was first sold in 1923?
What honorary title was given to Nellie Melba?
What was the name of Barry Humpries' famous female character?
Which Prime Minister declared war on Japan in 1941?
Which sport did Margaret Court play in the 1960s and 1970s?
Sidney Nolan was an Australian artist of which century?
Rod Laver was from which part of Australia?
Dennis Lillee was famous in which sport in the 1970s?
In which decade was Evonne Goolagong winning tennis majors?
Edward Hargraves sparked which type of rush in 1851?
In which year did Australia vote yes to marriage equality?
What killed Heath Ledger in 2008?
Overdose Click to see the answer
Slim Dusty was famous in which field in the 1950s?
The Lindt Café Siege took place in which city in 2014?
Rupert Murdoch made his fortune in which industry?
What is logo of Qantas, founded in 1920?
Sir Joseph Banks explored which aspect of Australia?
Greg Norman made his name playing which sport?
Duke Kahanamoku introduced which sport to Australia in 1915?
Which city hosted the Olympics in 1956?
Which 1978 movie shot Olivia Newton-John to fame?
Dawn Fraser competed in which sport in the 1960s?
In which month of the year is Australia Day?
There was an epidemic of which disease in Sydney in 1789?
What structure was designed by John Job Crew Bradfield?
Sydney Harbour Bridge
How many Australians were killed in action in World War 1?
Errol Flynn was born in which part of Australia?
Tasmania Click to see the answer
Where were the Commonwealth games held in 2018?
Medicare was introduced in Australia in which decade?
What was the name of Australia's first woman Prime Minister?
In which year were the summer Olympics held in Melbourne?
Sir Howard Florey assisted in the development of which drugs?
260 enemy aircraft bombed which Australian city in 1942?
What famous song was composed by Andrew 'Banjo' Paterson?
In which year did Australia become an independent nation?
Steve Irwin was also known as which type of Hunter?
Which creature caused the death of Steve Irwin in 2006?
What was the name of the first Australian saint?
Bombings in which holiday area killed 88 Australians in 2002?
The 1960s Konfrontasi conflict took place in which country?
What did Annie Dorrington design?
Which movie star did Nicole Kidman marry in the 1980s?
What city was capital of Australia before Canberra?
Errol Flynn was famous in which field?
Michael Hutchence made his name in which field?
Kylie Minogue rose to prominence in which decade?
Robert Murray was famous in which field of the Arts?
How many times did Rod Laver win the tennis Grand Slam?
Holden closed its last car plant in Australia in which year?
Rock band AC/DC formed in which decade?
Australia's first currency was introduced in which decade?
In which decade did band INXS form?
In which decade did Australia switch to decimal currency?
In which year were the summer Olympics held in Sydney?
In which year did New Zealand become a separate colony from New South Wales?
1841 Click to see the answer
In which year was 'Neighbors' first broadcast?
Quintus Servinton the first Australian novel, was written in which decade?
Lawrence Hargrave was a pioneer in which field?
Which animal was introduced into Australia in 1859 to be hunted for sport?
In which year did the Sydney Opera House open?
How many ships made up the 'First Fleet' of British vessels which arrived in Sydney in 1788?
11 Click to see the answer
ANZAC forces in WW1 were drawn from Australia and which other country?
In which decade did Bob Hawke become Australian Prime Minister?
In which city is Edith Cowan University, named after Australia's first woman MP?
What was the name of the island between Australia and New Zealand founded as a penal colony in 1788?
The first Vietnamese refugees arrived in Australia by boat in which decade?
How many people arrived in Sydney in 1788 as part of the First Fleet?
For how many years did Ned Kelly escape capture in the 19th century?
Botany Bay, home to Australia's first colony, is near which modern city?
There is archaeological evidence for people on Australia how many years ago?
65,000 Click to see the answer
There is evidence of which hunting tool 20,000 years ago in Australia?
In which city was the first Australia England cricket test match played in 1877?
Elizabeth Blackburn won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in which decade?
Which Australian supermodel, nicknamed 'The Body' shot to fame in the 80s?
What metal was found in Australia in the 1850s, causing a 'rush'?
Fred Hollows was a specialist in which field?
Herbert Vere Evatt helped write the Constitution of which body?
What was the name of the Prime Minister who disappeared in 1967?
John Curtin was Australian Prime Minister during which conflict?
World War 2
In which year did the first free immigrants arrive in Australia from the UK?
Against which side did Australia play the first cricket test match in 1877?
What was the name of the ship in which Captain Cook explored Australia in 1770?
Endeavour Click to see the answer
There are how many feral rabbits in Australia?
Australia's first livesaving club was founded at which beach in 1907?
Which part of Australia was originally called Van Diemen's Land?
Elizabeth Macarthur was instrumental in developing which industry?
What was the surname of Edmund, the first Australian Prime Minister?
How many convicts in total were sent to Australia in the 19th cetury?
What mountains were first crossed by Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth in 1813?
Around 18,000 years ago, Australia separate from which island due to rising sea levels?
Papua New Guinea
The earliest known rock paintings in Australia date back how many years?
What Scottish town completed the name of the Paul Hogan character, Crocodile?
Dirk Hartog made the first recorded exploration of which part of Australia?
The first women were elected to the Australian parliament in which decade?
Andrew Thonas was the first Australian in space in which decade?
In which year did the First Fleet of British ships arrive in Sydney Harbour?
Transportation of convicts to New South Wales was stopped in which decade?
1840s Click to see the answer
How many convicts were shipped per year to Australia at its peak in the 1830s?
In which decade were the Wiggles children's entertainment group founded?
What was the first name of actor and Crocodile Dundee star Mr Hogan?
The 2009 Black Saturday bushfires happened in which part of Australia?
Which city hosted the Commonwealth Games in 1982?
What was the first name of Flinders, who charted most of the Australian coast?
12,000 years ago, rising sea levels turned which part of Australia into an island?
Which animal became Australia's first domesticated species around 5,000 years ago?
In which city did Ian Thorpe win his first Olympic gold medals?
In which year did Sydney Harbour Bridge open?
What city became the capital of South Australia when founded in 1836?
Gough Whitlam became Prime Minister of Australia in which decade?
In which year was there a competition to design the new Australian flag?
What nationality was Luis Vaez de Torres, after whom the Torres Strait is named?
In which decade were laws first passed to protect rights of aboriginal people?
In which country did Australian soldiers fight in the Gallipoli battle in 1915?
In which year was the colony of Western Australia founded at Perth?
How many elections did Sir Robert Menzies win?
Sir Charles Kingsford Smith was the first to fly across which ocean?
What nationality was Janszoon, the first person to map the Australian coast?
Sir Douglas Mawson is known for exploring which part of the world in 1911?
What was the first name of Ms Chamberlain, accused of murdering her baby in 1982?
What was the name of the first Australian born governor general?
What was the nickname of tennis player Rod Laver?
Which method of transport did John Flynn use to visit outback patients?
What was the name of the first inland European settlement, founded in 1815?
In which decade did Australia become the first to introduce the secret ballot in elections?
Albert Jacka was awarded medals for bravery after which conflict?
World War 1
Hieu Van Le, a former refugee from which country became governor of which state in 2014?
Transportation of convicts to Australia peaked in which decade?
Which sports brand was founded in Sydney in 1914?
Floods in which part of Australia between 2010 and 2011 killed 33 people?
In which decade did Olivia Newton-John rise to fame in the music industry?
What was the first name of Captain Philips who founded the first penal settlement in 1788?
In which decade was Sydney University founded?
How many people died in the Black Saturday bushfires in 2009?
173 Click to see the answer
Albert Namatjira was a famous Australian in which field?
Around what percentage of the Australian population caught flu in 1919?
Betty Cuthbert won 4 Olympic golds in which sport in the 1950s and 1960s?
What combustible mineral was found in Newcastle in 1791?
The Gold Rush of 1851 began in Ophir, in which part of Australia?
New South Wales
In which year did 'Advance Australia Fair' become the national anthem?
1984 Click to see the answer
Lawrence Hargrave started aviation research in which century?
What was the name of the devastating cyclone which hit Darwin in 1974?
What percentage of Australian voters supported same sex marriage in the 2017 referendum?
The Trans-Australian railway opened in which decade?
What famous Australian Bay was formerly known as Stingray Harbour?
In which decade did Thomas Keneally win the Booker Prize for 'Schindler's Ark'?
Bart Cummings is famous for competing in which sport?
In which decade was the first organised game of Australian Rules football?
The 'Tampa Affair' involved refugees which had arrived on which Australian island?
Christmas Island Click to see the answer
The Walk for Reconciliation took place at which landmark in 2000?
Sydney Harbour Beach
What nationality was Ludwig Leichhardt, who died exploring central Australia in 1848?
Australia lifted the Rugby Union World Cup for the first time in 1991 in which city?
How many Australians were killed in the Bali bombings of 2002?
Australia won its first World Cup in which sport in 1991?
In the 1960s, Lionel Rose was a champion in which sport?
What was the name of Joseph Lyons' wife, also a political activist?
What party did Edmund Barton represent as the first Australian Prime Minister?
How many hours did the first flight from America to Australia take in 1928?
Caroline Chisholm was the first woman to appear on which denomination of banknote?
What was the surname of the brothers who founded INXS with Michael Hutchence?
Which car company started production in Geelong in 1925?
Ford Click to see the answer
How old was Michael Hutchence when he died in an accidental suicide?
A epidemic of which illness reached Australia in 1919?
What breed of sheep was introduced to Australia in 1797?
Barry Marshall won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in which decade?
The Flying Doctor service was founded in which decade?
How many people died when the Cataraqui was wrecked off King Island in 1845?
The controversial Port Hedland detention center closed in which year?
Cyril Callister created which iconic Australian food?
Nurse Elizabeth Kenny worked to treat which disease in the early 20th century?
What type of creature was introduced into Australia in 1935 to control pests in sugar crops?
What was the first name of baby Chamberlain, killed by a dingo in 1982?
Norman Lindsay is a famous Australian in which field?
Patrick White won the Nobel Prize in which field in 1973?
Australia won its first Winter Olympic medal in 2002 in which sport?
An 1808 uprising in New South Wales was named after which alcoholic drink?
In which year did Ball first circumnavigate Australia on HMS Supply?
What was the first name of Ms Cowan, first female Australian member of Parliament?
Which athlete lit the Olympic Flame at the 2000 Olympics?
In which city was Australia's first stock exchange opened?
What type of dish was named after 19th century soprano Nellie Melba?
Australia's first railway line opened in which state in 1854?
How many times was Sir Henry Parkes elected premier of New South Wales?
In which year did Australia hold a referendum on becoming a republic?
Dennis Lillee was a famous cricketer of which decade?