1860s Colonial Life
– resources from ABC Splash
Development of Australia’s colonies, 1788-1863
– timeline showing how the colonies have evolved over time. From the Australian Electoral Commission
Settlement of Sydney
– from Botany Bay to Sydney Cove. From History of Australia (1606-1876) by A & G Sutherland
Why did Europeans settle in Australia?
– find out why England decided to settle Australia and why the First Fleet sailed here in 1788 with more than 1000 convicts and marine guards on board.From Australian History Mysteries