- Intercolonial conference held to discuss intercolonial free trade.
- British troops withdrawn from Australia.
- Nominee legislative council of Western Australia dissolved and a partly elective council substituted.
- Palmerston made capital of Northern Territory.
- John Forrest leads overland expedition from Western Australia to Adelaide.
- Gordon's "Bush Ballads" published.
- Tumut - From Our Correspondent read 19 February 1870 (1,078 words)
- Benevolent Society at Tumut html 15 June 1870 (298 words)
- The New Diggings at The Snowy River html 28 January 1860 (792 words)
- Tin discovered at Mount Bischoff (Tas.).
- Submarine cable laid between Port Darwin and Banjuwangi (Java).
- Primary education made compulsory in Western Australia.
- Hovell, Letter to Herald html 1 July 1871 (120 words)
- Yass Bridge Opened html 27 July 1871 (87 words)
- Polynesian protection act passed by British parliament.
- Overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Darwin completed.
- First through cable message received from England.
- Gold discovered at Charters Towers (Q.).
- Captain Hovell Passed Trough Gundagai html 14 March 1872 (201 words)
- Tumut Jottings read 6 July 1872 (424 words)
- Gold Escort from Adelong read 31 August 1872 (134 words)
- Through Adelong and Tumut read 12 December 1872 (3,041 words)
- Intercolonial conference favours customs union.
- Free, compulsory and secular education established in Victoria.
- Discovery of the River Murray html 28 April 1873 (1,554 words)
- The Late Hamilton Hume, the Explorer html 1 May 1873 (2,587 words)
- Marriage at Tarabandra read 3 May 1873 (73 words)
- Letter from Thomas Boyd html 16 May 1873 (602 words)
- James Fitzpatrick Endorses Hamilton Hume html 16 May 1873 (382 words)
- The Late Mr. Hamilton Hume html 17 May 1873 (1,950 words)
- Letter from Mr. Barber on Hume and Hovell html 28 May 1873 (1,292 words)
- A Trip to The Tumut District By A Practical Miner read 10 June 1872 (2,505 words)
- Hamilton Hume was Born at Parramatta html 10 June 1873 (839 words)
- Captain Hovell html 1 November 1873 (2,179 words)
- Tumut Local News html 6 December 1873 (980 words)
- Expedition of J. and A. Forrest from the Murchison to the overland telegraph line.
- Triennial parliaments act passed in New South Wales.
- University of Adelaide founded.
- Clarke's "For the Term of his Natural Life" published in book-form.
- Birth of a Daughter to John Kennedy Hume html 2 March 1874 (37 words)
- A Report of the Board on Steam Boiler Explosions read 20 April 1874 (2,052 words)
- Giles leads expedition from overland telegraph line to western coast.
- Free and compulsory primary education established in Queensland.
- Compulsory primary education provided for in South Australia.
- Influx of Chinese to the Palmer goldfield (Q.).
- Testimonial - Henry Hilton, html 31 July 1875 (161 words)
- The Late Captain Hovell html 13 November 1875 (444 words)
- Death of Captain Hovell the Explorer html 27 November 1875 (1,021 words)
- Discoverer of Geelong html 11 December 1875 (373 words)
- Proposal for Wind and Weather Chart html 17 December 1875 (449 words).
- Death of Trucanini, last of the Tasmanian aborigines.
- New Road from Tumut to Wagga html 31 March 1876 (128 words)
- Death - Typhoid Claims William Eggleton html 14 April 1876
- Tumut News html 29 July 1876 (519 words)
- Demise of Mr Robert Kennedy Broughton, from Typhoid html 25 August 1876 (374 words)
- A Visit to Albury html 16 September 1876 (1,618 words)
- Great Flood in The Tumut River html 2 October 1876 (1,173 words)
- Overland telegraph line from Adelaide to Perth completed.
- Chinese immigration to Queensland restricted.
- First test match (England-Australia) played in Melbourne.
- Tumut Local News html 16 February 1877 (658 words)
- Diphtheria read 12 May 1877 (29 words)
- Laying the Foundation Stone of the Public School at Adelong read 18 June 1877 (1815 words)
- Hovell Lecturer position in Physical Geography and Geology html 23 June 1877 (154 words)
- Seamen strike against coloured labour.
- 'Black Wednesday' in Victoria.
- Payment of members act passed in Victoria.
- Provincial reports -Tumut read 26 January 1878 (748 words)
- Arson at Eurobin read 1 February 1878 (273 words)
- Tumut News read 29 June 1878 (549 words)
- Gundagai To Tumut html 23 February 1878 (2,378 words)
- Colony of Victoria, Early History html 10 June 1878 (598 words)
- Forrest discovers Fitzroy pastoral country (W.A.).
- First intercolonial trade unions congress held.
- First artesian bore in Australia sunk in New South Wales.
- First steam tramway opened in Sydney.
- Tumut Jottings read 29 April 1879 (368 words)
- Sir Edward Deas Thomson html 17 July 1879 (995 words)
- Tumut News read 27 September 1879 (106 words)
- Death of Henry Hilton html 30 September 1879 (115 words)
- Tumut News (Death of Henry Hilton) html 4 October 1879 (476 words)
- Bushranging in New South Wales (Wantabadgery) html 18 November 1879 (683 words)
- Death - Constable Bowen - The Wantabadgery Outrages html 29 November 1879 (1,684 words)
Mail:- Tumut History, PO Box 132, Tumut, NSW 2720, Australia
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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.