April 15, 2020
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Timeline of australia
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The Aborigine people of Australia settled there
Captain James Cook lands at Botany Bay with his ship, the HMS Endeavour. He then proceeds to map the eastern coast of New Holland, claiming it for Great Britain.
The first British settlement is established at Sydney by Captain Arthur Phillip. It is the start of the British penal colony which is made up of mostly prisoners.
Australia is proven to be an island when English navigator Matthew Flinders completes his sail around the island.
The name of the island is changed from "New Holland" to "Australia."
New Holland forms
England claims the whole of Australia
New South Wales is Formed
Tasmania is formed
The settlement of Port Phillip is established. It will later become the city of Melbourne.
Victoria is formed.
New Zealand becomes its own colony separate from New South Wales.
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