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Bring back Matthew Flinders' bones!

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27.01.2019

Scott Morrison was due a break, and he has just got one. Thank you, archaeologists of London. It may seem a curious and distant way to receive a piece of good fortune in your political career, but such are the times in which we live.

Workers remove artefacts from Matthew Flinders' grave in London.Credit:HS2

Only a few days after the Prime Minister had James Cook circumnavigating Australia (for which he corrected himself) as he announced that a replica of Cook’s Endeavour would do so as part of the 250th anniversary of Cook’s trip up the east coast, comes welcome news from, of all places, Euston train station in London.

The remains of explorer Matthew Flinders have been found by archaeologists as part of work on a high-speed rail link between London and Birmingham. His........

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