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Black Friday

Black Friday  

13 January 1939,was a day of catastrophic bushfires in Victoria and one of Australia's worst natural disasters. Fires had burned since December 1938, intensified by severe drought and high ...
Bushfires

Bushfires  

Have been part of the Australian environment for millions of years, whether sparked by lightning strikes or by human action. The use of fire by Aborigines to assist their hunting ...
Shrove Tuesday

Shrove Tuesday  

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The day immediately before Ash Wednesday, so named from the ‘shriving’, i.e. confession and absolution, of the faithful on that day.
year, liturgical

year, liturgical  

In the W. Church the Christian year is based on the week and on the festivals of Easter and Christmas. It begins with the first Sunday in Advent. Sundays have traditionally been numbered through ...

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