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In History
  • The first Fleet

    The first Fleet
    captain james cook first discovered australia in 1770
  • 1788

    Captain Arthur Phillip of the First Fleet, having decided to sail ahead of the rest of the fleet to prepare for the new settlement.
  • 1790

    5 of 6 ships was in a hard situation Second Fleet arrived
  • 1791

    the first ship of the third fleet and arrived in sydney cove
  • traveled around tasmania

    George Bass and Matthew Flinders sailed from Sydney traveled from Tasmania,
  • the discovery of castle hill

    castle hill was also known as vinegar hill.
  • the first bank

    the first australian bank was opened in macquarie place sydney the bank was renamed westpac in 1982 it was provided by Governor Lachlan Macquarie.
  • 1826

    New South Wales established first settlement in Western Australia at King George Sound. named Frederick Town but renamed Albany in 1832.
  • 1829

  • 1831

    The convicts returned to new south wales
  • 1856

    Van Diemen's Land was changed to Tasmania
  • 1858

    Sydney and Melbourne are both linked to the electric telegraph
  • 1860

    John mcdouall stuart reached the centre of the continent
  • 1861

    Australia introduced by Norwegians in the Snowy Mountains.
  • 1864

    Great fire of Brisbane
  • 1867

    The gold was discovered at Gympie,Queensland
    St Mary Mackillop founded sisters of st Joseph
  • 1868

    The transportation of convicts traveled to Western Australia ceased.
  • 1872

    The Overland Telegraph Line linking to Darwin and Adelaide opened
  • 1873

    Uluru was first found by Europeans, and they renamed it Ayers rock
  • 1875

    The Adelaide Steamship was formed
  • 1878

    First horse-drawn trams in Australia was changed to Adelaide
  • 1880

    in 1880 ned kelly was hung after murdering and stealing
  • 1883

    in 1883 the railways in melbourne and sydney were opened
  • 1887

    in 1887 the first test of cricket wa played against australia and england
  • 1889

    there was a competition between Adelaide and Melbourne
  • 1891

    An National Australasian Convection agrred to adopt the name
    The Commonwealth of Australia.
  • 1895

    The premiers except for Queensland and Western Australia, agreed to implement to the Corowa proposals.
  • 1898

    The Convention agreed on the final draft to be put to the people
  • 1899

    The national capital in New South Wales, was within 100 miles of Sydney Australia
  • 1899

    Western Australia enacted the full women's suffrage
  • 1900

    Several soldiers visited London to resist proposed changes to the agreed-upon constitution.
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