Mail:- Tumut History, PO Box 132, Tumut, NSW 2720, Australia
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- Volunteer associations founded at Sydney and Parramatta.
- Coal exported to Cape of Good Hope.
- Blankets and linen first manufactured in the colony.
- Flinders in the Investigator reaches Cape Leeuwin (December).
- Murray discovers Port Phillip (January).
- Flinders explores Spencer Gulf and St. Vincent Gulf (Feb.-March).
- Baudin on Australian coast.
- Flinders on eastern and northern coasts (July onwards).
- Bowen settles at Risdon on the Derwent, Tasmania.
- Collins attempts settlement on Port Phillip.
- Sydney Gazette newspaper first issued.
- Flinders imprisoned in the Mauritius.
- A Newspaper in the Colony read 5 March 1803
- Drought read 5 March 1803
- Eight Fleeces to England read 26 March 1803
- Settlers may Procure Ploughs read 8 May 1803
- Hunter's River Coal Mine read 8 May 1803
- Consumption of Timber read 26 June 1803
- Maize for Feeding to Swine read 26 June 1803
- Fatal Excursion read 26 June 1803
- Survey of Wild Cattle read 3 July 1803
- Imaginary Settlement read 3 July 1803
- The Hawkesbury read 3 July 1803
- Captain Flinders read 3 July 1803
- Road to Prospect read 10 July 1803
- Permit Needed to Visit Cowpastures read 10 July 1803
- Superior Stock & Crops read 31 July 1803
- Not Cut Trees on Bank read 9 October 1803
- Declaration of War read 4 December 1803
- The First Lady across Nepean read 11 December 1803
- Paterson settles on the Tamar, Tasmania.
- Collins abandons Port Phillip and moves to Hobart.
- Abortive mutiny of Irish convicts at Castle Hill.
- Water-Mill at Parramatta read 5 January 1804
- Ride to Cow Pasture read 26 February 1804
- Insurrection read 11 March 1804
- John Macarthur, intent on developing the merino wool industry, obtains grant of 5000 acres at Camden.
- Lands for Pasturage read 27 January 1805
- Water Mill read 27 January 1805
- Advertisement (Andrew Hume) read 24 February 1805
- Natives of Prospect wished a Conference read 5 May 1805 (431 words)
- Native Shot Dead read 19 May 1805 (99 words)
- Camden County read 29 December 1805
- William Warby Fined read 2 February 1806 (91 words)
- Forbidden to Cross Nepean read 21 September 1806
- First parcel of merchantable wool exported to England.
- Norfolk Island settlers removed to Tasmania.
- Bligh deposed by New South Wales Carps.
- Cross the Mountains? read12 June 1808
- First post-office opened (at Hobart).
- John Warby Farm to be Let read 5 February 1809 (75 words)
Items in black below are not newspaper articles.
These items are a reprint of the
"The Australian Encyclodaedia"
Vol. 1, pages 257 - 261
Edited by Arthur Wilberforce Jose and Herbert James Carter
in collaboration with T.G. Tucker C.B.G, Litt.D. (camb.)
Originally printed by Angus & Robertson Limited in1927.