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- Macquarie proclaimed governor.
- New South Wales Corps recalled to England.
- First post-office on mainland opened in Sydney, and first free school established there.
- The Derwent Star (first Tas¬manian newspaper) issued for a brief period.
- Warby’s Daughter Scalded read 22 September 1810 (77 words)
- West's Flour Mill at Barcom Glen read 18 January 1812 (228 words)
- Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth cross the Blue Mountains.
- Evans crosses main range and discovers Macquarie River.
- The 'holey dollar' circulated as currency.
- Evacuation of Norfolk Island completed.
- Excursion of Discovery, read 22 May 1813
- Civil and criminal courts separately established.
- First supreme court judge arrives.
- Hume opens up Berrima tableland.
- Passage over the Blue Mountains read 12 February 1814
- Number of Lives Sacrificed read 18 June 1814
- Road Across Mountains read 23 July 1814
- Notorious Bushranger Apprehended read 24 September 1814 (113 words)
- Conference with all those Tribes of the Natives read 10th December 1814 (205 words)
- William Shelley to Run School for Aborigines read 17 December 1814 (1,112 words)
- Road across the Blue Mountains completed.
- Lachlan River discovered by Evans.
- First steam-engine operated in Sydney.
- Tour West of Mountains read 2 April 1815
- First steam engine in the Colony read 17 June 1815 (468 words)
- Sydney botanic gardens laid out.
- Hobart Town Gazette first published.
- Advertisement - William Hovell read 20 January 1816
- Battle of Waterloo read 20 January 1816
- Oxley explores Lachlan River.
- P. P. King examines north-eastern coast.
- Bank of New South Wales established.
- Bank of New South Wales read 25 January 1817
- Advertisement (William Hovell) read 22 February 1817
- Meehan discovers Lake Bathurst and Goulburn n Plains.
- Oxley explores the Macquarie, and discovers Liverpool Plains and Port Macquarie.
- Land Grants read 24 January 1818
- Advertisement (Andrew Hume) read 4 April 1818
- Commissioner Bigge sent from England to report on the state of the colony.
- First Australian savings-bank instituted in Sydney (Campbell's Bank).
- Wentworth's "Statistical, Historical and Political Decription of New South Wales" published in London.
- The County of Camden read 21 August 1819
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.