Australia: a new history of the great southern land
Australia: A New History of the Great Southern Land is a major new account that places Australia's history fully within a global context, drawing on sources from the United States, Britain, South Africa, and Canada, as well as within Australia itself.
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One colony to six in seventy-five years A. 1786: New South Wales, as annexed in
1770: the mother colony. At the time Van Diemen's Land was not known to be an
island. B. 1827: The boundary of Western Australia fixed at 129 degrees east.
From 1825 Van Diemen's Land government separated from New South Wales. C.
18}6: South Australia carved out of the enlarged New South Wales: the dog-leg
appears. D. 1851: Followed by the little state of Victoria, soon to be richer than
Its provisions were to be applied equally to Van Diemen's Land, South Australia
and the Port Phillip district, which was to become the new colony of Victoria in
1851; in addition, New South Wales was warned that its territories to the north of
30 degrees might be detached to form a new colony, which became, in due
course, Queensland. This provision, a revival of Stanley's idea of forming a new
northern convict colony, owed much to a strange agreement between Grey,
chafing at the ...
... 550, 569; Japanese invasion 434-5, 436, see also Papua; Rabaul New
Hebrides 277, 279, 280; France and 279, 284-5,359 New Holland (Nieuw
Nederlands) 9, 11-13, see also Australia; New South Wales New Ireland 278
New Norcia, WA, Benedictine mission 138-9,4M New Norfolk district, Tasmania
106 New South Wales Act (1823) 83-4 New South Wales Act (1828) 94-5 New
South Wales Act (1842) 159 New South Wales (NSW) xvi, 13, 104, 286;
administration 159, 160, 177, ...
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