The Year-book of Australia

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N 919.4 YEA
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London : Kegan, Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., Ltd. ; Sydney : Year-Book of Australia and Publishing Co
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(1887)
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The Year-Book of Australia 1887. 1
Advertising 2 , 3 , 4 , 5 , 6 , 7 , 8 , 9 , 10 , 11 , 12 , 13 , 14 , 15 , 16 , 17 , 18 , 19 , 20 , 21 , 22 , 23 , 24 , 25 , 26 , 27 , 28 , 29 , 30 , 31 , 32 , 33 , 34 , 35 , 36
Map of AUSTRALIA, SHOWING DISTANCES FROM CENTRE OF CONTINENT, 1886. 37
The Year-Book of Australia 1887. 39
TABLE OF CONTENTS OF THE SEVEN SHILLINGS AND SIXPENCE EDITION. 40 , 41 , 42
INDEX. 43 , 44 , 45 , 46 , 47 , 48
TRADE DIRECTORY AND INDEX TO ADVERTISEMENTS. 49 , 50 , 51 , 52 , 53
THE CENTENNIAL OF AUSTRALIA. £50. PRIZE ESSAY for the 1888 (CENTENNIAL) EDITION. “The Future. Position, of Australia among Nations.” 54
ECLIPSES, 1887. 54
THE SEASONS. 54
Explanation of Calendar. 55
Principal Articles of Calendar. 55
JANUARY, 1887. 56 , 57
FEBRUARY, 1887. 58 , 59
MARCH, 1887. 60 , 61
APRIL, 1887. 62 , 63
MAY, 1887. 64 , 65
JUNE, 1887. 66 , 67
JULY, 1887. 68 , 69
AUGUST, 1887. 70 , 71
SEPTEMBER, 1887. 72 , 73
OCTOBER, 1887. 74 , 75
NOVEMBER, 1887. 76 , 77
DECEMBER, 1887. 78 , 79
JANUARY, 1888. 80 , 81
MEAN PLACES OF STARS, 1887. FOR JANUARY. 82 , 83 , 84
The Tides. 85
Approximate Tide Table for Australian Ports. 85
JANUARY, 1887. 86
FEBRUARY, 1887. 86
MARCH, 1887. 87
APRIL, 1887. 87
MAY, 1887. 88
JUNE, 1887. 88
JULY, 1887. 89
AUGUST, 1887. 89
SEPTEMBER, 1887. 90
OCTOBER, 1887. 90
NOVEMBER, 1887. 91
DECEMBER, 1887. 91
JANUARY, 1888. 92
FEBRUARY, 1888. 92
MEAN TIME OF HIGH WATER AT LONDON BRIDGE, 1887. 93
MEAN TIME OF HIGH WATER AT LONDON BRIDGE, 1887. 93
Public Holidays, 1887. 94
SECTION II. EVENTS RELATING TO THE PAST YEAR. 95
Notable Events in Australia. From 1st October, 1885, to 31st December, 1886. 97 , 98
Obiturary. From 1st October, 1885, to 31st December, 1886. 99 , 100
Climate of New South Wales during the Year 1886. 101
CLIMATE OF QUEENSLAND. 102
Climate of South Australia for the Year 1886. 103
Climate of Tasmania during the Year 1886. 104
Climate of Victoria during the Year 1886. 105
Climate of Western Australia for the Year 1885. 106
Annual Rainfall. 107
Table of Rainfall per Acre and per Square Mile. 107
Rainfall Observations in N.S.W. during the Year 1885. 108
Rainfall Observations in Queensland during the Year 1885. 109
Rainfall in South Australia during the Year 1885. 110
Rainfall Observations in Tasmania during the Year 1885. 111
Rainfall Observations in Western Australia during the Year 1885. 111
Rainfall Observations in Victoria during the year 1885. 112
Meteorological Information—Sept. 30, 1885. to Sept. 30, 1886. ADELAIDE. 113
BRISBANE. 113
HOBART. 113
MELBOURNE. 114
PERTH. 114
SYDNEY. 114
SECTION III. LITERARY, SCIENTIFIC & KINDRED INSTITUTIONS. 115
Observatories. ADELAIDE. 116 , 117
BRISBANE. 117
HOBART. 118
MELBOURNE. 118
PERTH. 119
SYDNEY. 119 , 120
WINDSOR (New South Wales). 120
Public Libraries, Royal Societies, Museums, &c. The Free Public Library, Bent-street, Sydney. 121
Tasmanian Public Library. 122
Public Library, Museum, and Art Gallery of South Australia. 122
Royal Society of South Australia. 122
Royal Society of Victoria. 123
Royal Society of Tasmania. 123
The Royal Society of New South Wales. 123
Australian Museum. 124
Technological Museum. 124
University Museum. 124
The Geographical Society of Australasia. 125 , 126 , 127 , 128 , 129 , 130
SECTION IV. VISITORS’ SECTION. 131
Metropolitan Municipalities. 1ST JANUARY, 1886. 133
SYDNEY CORPORATION. 134 , 135 , 136
Visitors' Information. 137 , 138 , 139 , 140 , 141
The Year-Book of Australia 142 , 143 , 144 , 145 , 146
CORRECTIONS FOR "The Year-Book of Australia." 147 , 148
BRISBANE CORPORATION. 149 , 150 , 151 , 152
TO READERS OF The Year-Book of Australia. 152 , 153
ADELAIDE CORPORATION. 154 , 155 , 156 , 157 , 158
HOBART CORPORATION. 159 , 160 , 161 , 162 , 163
MELBOURNE CORPORATION. 164 , 165 , 166 , 167
Places Worth Visiting. 168
PERTH CORPORATION. 169 , 170
CLUBS AND SOCIETIES. 170 , 171
REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS. 172
New South Wales. 172
Queensland. 172 , 173
South Australia. 173
Tasmania. 173 , 174
Victoria. 174
Western Australia. 174
SECTION V. AGRICULTURAL AND PASTORAL. 175
The Australian Wool Trade. REVIEW OF THE SEASON 1886-7, up to December 16th. 177 , 178 , 179 , 180 , 181 , 182 , 183
QUEENSLAND. 184 , 185
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 185
TASMANIA. 185
VICTORIA. 185
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 185
Diseases in Sheep Act of 1866, and Diseases in Shèp Acts Amendment Acts of 1878 and 1882. 186 , 187
Imported Stock Act of 1871 and the IMported Stock Act Amendment Act of 1884. 187 , 188 , 189 , 190
The Rabbit Nuisance Act. 191 , 192
SECTION VI. LAND. 193
Lands Departments. NEW SOUTH WALES. 195 , 196 , 197
The Land Board Districts of New South Wales: Showing the Land Districts included therein, &c. 198 , 199 , 200
Crown Lands Act of New South Wales. 201 , 202 , 203 , 204 , 205 , 206 , 207 , 208 , 209 , 210 , 211
QUEENSLAND. 212 , 213
Land Courts. QUEENSLAND. 214
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 215
TASMANIA. 216
VICTORIA. 217 , 218
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 218
SECTION VII. MINERAL. 219
Mineral Review of the Past Year. 221 , 222 , 223 , 224
Decennial Returns of the Mineral Products of the several Colonies. 225 , 226 , 227
Branches of the Royal Mint. 228 , 229
Diamond Drills. 230
Boring-Machines (other than Diamond Drills). 230
NEW SOUTH WALES. 231 , 232 , 233 , 234 , 235
QUEENSLAND. 236
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 236
TASMANIA. 237
VICTORIA. 238
SECTION VIII. POSTAL. MONEY ORDER, TELEGRAPHIC, GAZETTEERS. 239 , 240
Postal, Telegraphic, Money Order, and Government Savings Banks. ANNUAL REVIEW FOR THE YEAR 1886. 241 , 242 , 243 , 244 , 245
Australasian Telegraphs. 246 , 248 , 249
History of Telegraphy in New South Wales. 250 , 251
Postal, Money Order, and Telegraphic Intelligence. NEW SOUTH WALES. 252 , 253 , 254 , 255 , 256 , 257 , 258
MAP OF NEW SOUTH WALES Shewing all divisions for the purposes of the Crown Lands Act of 1884 259
GAZETTEER. 261 , 262 , 263 , 264 , 265 , 266 , 267 , 268 , 269 , 270
QUEENSLAND. 271 , 272 , 273 , 274 , 275 , 276 , 277 , 278 , 279 , 280 , 281 , 282 , 283 , 284 , 285 , 286
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 287 , 288 , 289 , 290 , 291 , 292 , 293 , 294 , 295 , 296
TASMANIA. 297 , 298 , 299 , 300 , 301 , 302 , 303 , 304 , 305 , 306
VICTORIA. 307 , 308 , 309 , 310 , 311 , 312 , 313 , 314 , 315 , 316 , 317 , 318 , 319 , 320 , 321 , 322
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 323 , 324 , 325 , 326 , 327 , 328
SECTION IX. RAILWAYS AND TRAMWAYS. 329
Gauges of Australian Railways. 330
The Railways of Australia. 331 , 332 , 333 , 334
NEW SOUTH WALES. 335 , 336 , 337 , 338 , 339
RAILWAYS OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 340 , 341 , 342 , 343 , 344
TRAMWAYS. 344
QUEENSLAND. 345 , 346 , 347 , 348 , 349
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 350 , 351 , 352 , 353
TASMANIA. 354 , 355
VICTORIA. 356 , 357 , 358 , 359 , 360 , 361 , 362
PARCELS RATES PER RAILWAY. 362
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 363 , 364
EASTERN RAILWAY. 364
SECTION X SPORTING. 365
The Fastest Times on Record in Australia. 366
Sportsman's Calendar, 1887. 367 , 368
Sporting. INTERCOLONIAL. 369 , 370
TO READERS OF The Year-Book of Australia. 370 , 371
The Year-Book of Australia. 371 , 372
NEW SOUTH WALES. 373 , 374 , 375 , 376 , 377 , 378 , 379 , 380
QUEENSLAND. 381 , 382 , 383
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 384
TASMANIA. 385 , 386 , 387
VICTORIA. 388 , 389 , 390 , 391 , 392 , 393
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 394
SECTION XI. PUBLIC DEBTS. 395
Public Debts of the Various Colonies. NEW SOUTH WALES. 396 , 397
QUEENSLAND. 398
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 399
TASMANIA. 400
VICTORIA. 401
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 402
SECTION XII. AUSTRALIAN STATISTICS. 403
A.—CENSUS RESULTS, 1881. 405 , 406
B.—DECENNIAL TABLES. 407 , 408
CORRECTION'S FOR "The Year-Book of Australia." 409 , 410 , 411
C.-GENERAL TABLES FOR 1885. 412 , 413 , 414 , 415 , 416 , 417 , 418 , 419 , 420 , 421
D.—DETAILED TABLES FOR 1885. 422 , 423 , 424 , 425 , 426
SECTION XIII. ADMINISTRATIVE AND LEGISLATIVE. 427 , 428
Titular Abbreviations. 429
Precedency. 429
The Queen and Royal Family. 430
Colonial Office. 430
Succession of Governors. 431 , 432 , 433 , 434
The most distinguished Order of St. Michael and St. George. 434
Ministries since the Establishment of Responsible Government. NEW SOUTH WALES. 435 , 436 , 437 , 438 , 439 , 440
QUEENSLAND. 441 , 442 , 443
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 444 , 445 , 446 , 447 , 448
TASMANIA. 449 , 450 , 451
VICTORIA 452 , 453 , 454 , 455 , 456 , 457 , 458
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 459
Governors of the various Australian Colonies, and their Households. NEW SOUTH WALES. 460
QUEENSLAND. 460
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 460
TASMANIA. 461
VICTORIA. 461
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 461
Foreign Consuls. 462 , 463
Honours held by Australian Colonists. 464
Federal Council of Australasia. 465
Executive Councils. 466
Ministries. 467
Agents-General in London. 467
Parliament. NEW SOUTH WALES. 468 , 469 , 470 , 471 , 472 , 473
QUEENSLAND. 474 , 475 , 476 , 477
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 478 , 479 , 480
TASMANIA. 481 , 482
VICTORIA. 483 , 484 , 485 , 486 , 487
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 488
Government Departments. NEW SOUTH WALES. 489 , 490 , 491 , 492 , 493
DEPARTMENT OF FISHERIES. 494
QUEENSLAND. 495 , 496 , 497
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 498 , 499 , 500 , 501
TASMANIA. 502 , 503 , 504
VICTORIA. 505 , 506 , 507 , 508 , 509
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 510 , 511
Legislatative Work of 1886. 512 , 513 , 514
SECTION XIV. ECCLESIASTICAL. 515
Principal Articles of Calendar. 515
Calendars for 1887. 516 , 517
Ecclesiastical, Religious, &c. NEW SOUTH WALES. 518 , 519 , 520 , 521 , 522 , 523 , 524 , 525 , 526 , 527 , 528 , 529 , 530 , 531 , 532
QUEENSLAND. 533 , 534 , 535 , 536 , 537 , 538
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 539 , 540 , 541 , 542 , 543
TASMANIA. 544 , 545 , 546 , 547
VICTORIA. 548 , 549 , 550 , 551 , 552 , 553 , 554 , 555 , 556 , 557
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 558 , 559 , 560
SECTION XV. EDUCATION. 561
Education. Educational Review of Australia for the Year 1886. 562 , 563 , 564 , 565 , 566
NEW SOUTH WALES. 567 , 568
Regulations under the Public Instruction Act of 1880. 569 , 570 , 571 , 572 , 573 , 574 , 575 , 576 , 577 , 578 , 579 , 580 , 581 , 582 , 583 , 584 , 585 , 586 , 587 , 588 , 589 , 590 , 591 , 592 , 593 , 594 , 595
QUEENSLAND. 596
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 597
TASMANIA. 598 , 599 , 600
VICTORIA. 601 , 602 , 603 , 604 , 605 , 606
SECTION XVI. 607
REGAL TABLE. 607
Legal. NEW SOUTH WALES. 608 , 609 , 610 , 611 , 612 , 613 , 614 , 615 , 616 , 617 , 618 , 619 , 620 , 621 , 622 , 623 , 624
QUEENSLAND. 625 , 626 , 627 , 628 , 629 , 630 , 631 , 632
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 633 , 634 , 635 , 636 , 637 , 638 , 639 , 640 , 641 , 642
TASMANIA. 643 , 644 , 645 , 646 , 647 , 648 , 649 , 650 , 651
MAGISTRATES and CORONERS, TASMANIA. 652 , 653
CORONERS NOT JUSTICES OF THE PEACE. 653
VICTORIA. 654 , 655 , 656 , 657 , 658 , 659 , 660 , 661 , 662 , 663 , 664 , 665 , 666 , 667
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 668 , 669 , 670 , 671 , 672
SECTION XVII. MEDICAL. 673
Table of Abbreviations. 674
Medical. NEW SOUTH WALES. 675 , 676 , 677 , 678 , 679 , 680 , 681 , 682 , 683 , 684
QUEENSLAND. 685 , 686 , 687 , 688
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 689 , 690 , 691 , 692
TASMANIA. 693 , 694 , 695
VICTORIA. 696 , 697 , 698 , 699 , 700 , 701 , 702 , 703 , 704 , 705 , 706
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 707 , 708
SECTION XVIII. MILITARY AND NAVAL. 709
COMMISSIONS IN IMPERIAL FORCES. 709
Military Forces. NEW SOUTH WALES. 710 , 711 , 712 , 713 , 714
QUEENSLAND. 715 , 716
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 717 , 718 , 719
TASMANIA. 720
VICTORIA. 721 , 722
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 723
Naval. 724 , 725 , 726 , 727 , 728
SECTION XIX. PRIZE ESSAYS, 1887. 729
PRIZE ESSAYS. 730
Prize Essay, 1887. 731 , 732 , 733 , 734 , 735 , 736 , 737 , 738
Prize Essay, 1887. 739 , 740 , 741 , 742 , 743 , 744
CORRECTIONS "The Year-Book of Australia." 745 , 746
SECTION XX. COMMERCIAL. 747
DISTANCES OF OCEAN AND COAST MAIL ROUTES. 747
DISTANCES OF PORTS ON THE AUSTRALIAN COAST. 747
Return showing the Number and Tonnage of the Sailing Vessels and Steamers registered in the Colonies up to 31st Dec., 1886. 748
Decennial Return showing the Number of Vessels Built and Registered in each Colony. 748
A Return showing the Decennial Increase of Tonnage of Shipping Entering and Leaving the Ports of the various Colonies (Coastwise Trade not included) for the Years 1877 and 1886 748
Comparative Statement of Import Duties levied by the varous Australian Colonies. 749 , 750 , 751 , 752 , 753 , 754 , 755 , 756 , 757 , 758 , 759 , 760 , 761 , 762 , 763 , 764 , 765 , 766 , 767 , 768 , 769 , 770 , 771 , 772 , 773 , 774 , 775 , 776 , 777 , 778
NEW SOUTH WALES. 779 , 780
BONDED AND FREE WAREHOUSES. 781
MARINE BOARD OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 782
WHARVES AND WHARFAGE RATES. 783 , 784 , 785 , 786 , 787 , 788 , 789 , 790
STAMP AND PROBATE DUTIES. 791 , 792 , 793
QUEENSLAND. 794 , 795 , 796 , 797 , 798
STAMP DUTIES AND DUTIES ON THE ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS. 799 , 800 , 801
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 802 , 803 , 804 , 805 , 806 , 807 , 808 , 809 , 810
DUTIES ON THE ESTATES OF DECEASED PERSONS. 811 , 812 , 813
TASMANIA. 814 , 815 , 816 , 817 , 818
STAMP DUTIES, REAL & PERSONAL ESTATE DUTIES, & PROBATE DUTIES. 819 , 820
VICTORIA. 821 , 822 , 823 , 824 , 825 , 826 , 827
Stamp and Succession Duties. 828 , 829
THE INSTITUTE OF ACCOUNTANTS. 830 , 831
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 832 , 833
STAMP DUTIES. 834 , 835
Manufactures and Industries. NEW SOUTH WALES. 836 , 837 , 838
The Year-Book of Australia AS AN AUTHORITY. 838 , 839 , 840 , 841 , 842 , 843 , 844 , 845 , 846 , 847 , 848
VICTORIA. 849 , 850 , 851 , 852 , 853 , 854 , 855
Advertising 856
SECTION XXI. BANKS, BUILDING SOCIETIES, AND INSURANCE COMPANIES. 857
Australian banking Statistics. 858 , 859 , 860 , 861 , 862 , 863
NEW SOUTH WALES. 864 , 865 , 866 , 867 , 868
BANKS DIRECTORY, NEW SOUTH WALES. 869 , 870 , 871 , 872 , 873 , 874 , 875
QUEENSLAND. 876 , 877 , 878 , 879
BANKS OF ISSUE DIRECTORY, QUEENSLAND. 880 , 881
SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 882 , 883 , 884 , 885 , 886
BANKS OF ISSUE DIRECTORY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 887
TASMANIA. 888 , 889 , 890
BANKS OF ISSUE DIRECTORY, TASMANIA. 891
VICTORIA. 892 , 893 , 894 , 895 , 896
BANKS OF ISSUE DIRECTORY, VICTORIA. 897 , 898 , 899 , 900 , 901
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 902 , 903
BANKS OF ISSUE DIRECTORY, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 904
CORRECTIONS FOR "The Year-Bòk of Australia." 905 , 906 , 907 , 908
TASMANIA. 909
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 909
Building Societies. NEW SOUTH WALES. 910 , 911
BUILDING SOCIETIES DIRECTORY, NEW SOUTH WALES. 912
VICTORIA. 913
BUILDING SOCIETIES DIRECTORY, VICTORIA. 914 , 915 , 916 , 917 , 918 , 919 , 920
Insurance Review of Australia for the Year 1886. 921 , 922 , 923 , 924 , 925 , 926 , 927
INSURANCE DIRECTORY, NEW SOUTH WALES. 928
QUEENSLAND. 929
TASMANIA. 930
VICTORIA. 931
FIRE BRIGADES. 931
WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 932
INSURANCE DIRECTORY, QUEENSLAND. 933
INSURANCE DIRECTORY, SOUTH AUSTRALIA. 933
INSURANCE DIRECTORY, TASMANIA. 933
INSURANCE DIRECTORY, VICTORIA. 934 , 936 , 938
INSURANCE DIRECTORY, WESTERN AUSTRALIA. 934 , 935 , 936 , 937 , 938 , 939 , 940 , 941 , 942 , 943
ADVICE TO IMMIGRANTS AND NEW ARRIVALS IN THE COLONY OF NEW SOUTH WALES. 944 , 945 , 946
Advertising 947 , 948 , 949 , 950 , 951 , 952 , 953 , 954 , 955 , 956 , 957 , 958 , 959 , 960 , 961 , 962 , 963 , 964 , 965 , 966 , 967 , 968 , 969 , 970 , 971 , 972 , 973 , 974 , 975 , 976 , 977 , 978 , 979 , 980 , 981 , 982 , 983 , 984 , 985 , 986 , 987 , 988 , 989 , 990 , 991 , 992 , 993 , 994 , 995 , 996 , 997 , 998 , 999 , 1000 , 1001 , 1002 , 1003 , 1004

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