Day: September 3, 2013

  • Trove Tuesday- The History Of Wattle Day

    Trove Tuesday- The History Of Wattle Day

    Reposted from our blog – 3 September, 2013 The first known use of wattle as a meaningful emblem in the Australian colonies dates back to the early days of Tasmania 1838), when the wearing of silver wattle sprigs was encouraged on the occasion of an anniversary celebration of the seventeenth century European discovery of the island. It was resolved that a National emblem be adonted to be […]