Australian colonies in the 1800's

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  • First Fleet arrives

    First Fleet arrives
    On the 26th of January the First Fleet arrived at Botany Bay and took over the aboriginals. It consisted of 11 ships carrying more than 1480 men, women and children.
  • Second Fleet

    Second Fleet
    5 of 6 ships of the Second fleet arrived in Botany Bay. It carried 226 female convicts to Australia.
  • The Third fleet

    The Third fleet
    In 1791, all of the ships from the Third Fleet arrived in Botany Bay. There were 11 ships in total and more than 2,000 convicts were aboard.
  • Sydney Cove Wreck

    Sydney Cove Wreck
    In 1797, a Sydney Cove ship was wrecked and some survivors travelled from Bass Strait to Port Jackson.
  • The Rum Rebellion

    The Rum Rebellion
    The Rum Rebellion is the only official armed takeover of the government. In 1808 William Bligh was overthrown and replaced by George Johnston the military commanding officer.
  • Referring to Australia

    Referring to Australia
    Matthew Flinders referred New Holland to Australia in 1813.
  • Bank Of NSW Opening

    Bank Of NSW Opening
    In 1817,The Bank of NSW opened in Macquarie Place,Sydney.(The bank later became Westpac in 1982
  • The Whole Of Australia Now Belongs To Britain

    The Whole Of Australia Now Belongs To Britain
    In 1827,the whole of Australia became British territory
  • The Victorian Gold Rush

    The Victorian Gold Rush
    The Victorian Gold Rush started in Summerhill Creek and Ballarat.It first started in 1851 and continued all the way to 1860. Gold was discovered in Beechworth, Ballarat and Bendigo.
  • Victoria was separated from New South Wales

    Victoria was separated from New South Wales
    Victoria was separated from New South Wales in 1851
  • The Eureka Stockade

    The Eureka Stockade
    The Eureka Stockade was when people were arguing about democracy.
  • Men Over 21 Are Now Allowed To Vote

    Men Over 21 Are Now Allowed To Vote
    In 1855,men over the age of 21 were then allowed to vote in polls.
  • Van Diemens' Land was changed to Tasmania

    Van Diemens' Land was changed to Tasmania
    Van Diemen's Land was changed to Tasmania in 1856.
  • The Victorian men achieved the right to vote

    The Victorian men achieved the right to vote
    In 1857,Victorian men reserved the right to vote.
  • NSW men achieved the right to vote

    NSW men achieved the right to vote
    In 1858 NSW men achieved the right to vote.
  • Great Fire of Brisbane

    Great Fire of Brisbane
    The fire of Brisbane was in 1864.
  • Founding of Sisters of St Joseph

    Founding of Sisters of St Joseph
    In 1867,St Mary Mackillop founded the SOSJ.
  • Ned Kelly's Execution

    Ned Kelly's Execution
    In 1880,Ned Kelly was hanged & died.
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    19th Century