Colonisation in the 19th Century

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  • The First Fleet

    The First Fleet
    The first fleet arrived in Botany Bay with convicts that committed petty crimes and british soldiers who kept an eye on the convicts
  • Eureka Stockade

    Eureka Stockade
    The Eureka Rebellion was fought because prospectors thought that the gold license were to expensive
  • Lachlan River is charted

    Lachlan River is charted
    John Oxley charters the Lachlan River
  • Changing of continent name

    Changing of continent name
    The people of the government gave permission to change the name of the continent from New Holland to Australia. It has been called Australia to this day
  • The Hume and Hovell Expedition

    The Hume and Hovell Expedition
    The Hume and Hovell Expedition travelled overland and discovered the Murray River
  • Perth was founded

    Perth was founded
    The settlement of Perth was founded. This means that Perth was made because convicts settled there
  • Uluru was sighted

    Uluru was sighted
    Uluru was first sighted by Europeans and was first called Ayers Rock. To this day, some people still call Uluru, Ayers Rock.
  • New Zealand

    New Zealand
    New Zealand was no longer a part of New South Wales
  • Australia's worst civil maritime disaster

    Australia's worst civil maritime disaster
    The ship Cataraqui was wrecked off Kings Island in the Bass Strait. It was the worst civil maritime disaster with 406 people dead.The Bass Strait is the water area between Victoria and Tasmania.
  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    Australian Prospectors found Gold in the Victorian mines and started the Gold Rush.
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