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While most local government councils in Australia are presided over by a mayor and councillors, Launceston City Council in Tasmania has a mayor and aldermen. This has been the case since the first election of alderman to the council in 1853, which…

‘Alfred Was Great King’ is an anonymous article that appeared in the Charters Towers, Queensland, newspaper The Northern Miner in 1954. The article is about the ninth-century Anglo-Saxon/English king Alfred of Wessex, or Alfred the Great.…