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Quirky Moments Asset listing

Defining Moments in Australian History

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1854: Australia’s first Chinese restaurant opens
1891: First commercially produced meat pies
Early 1900s: The Lamington created
1923: First jar of Vegemite
1924: First Cherry Ripe produced
1927: First packet of Aeroplane Jelly
1951: First vintage of Penfolds Grange
1964: Arnott’s first produces Tim Tams
1980: The Australian Women’s Weekly Children’s Birthday Cake Book published