1821 in Australia

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1821
in
Australia
Decades:
See also:

Incumbents[edit]

Governors[edit]

Governors of the Australian colonies:

Events[edit]

  • 3 February - Sir Thomas Brisbane is commissioned as Governor to succeed Macquarie. He replaces Macquarie on 1 December of the same year.
  • February - John Bigge finished gathering evidence on all aspects of the colonial government, including finances, the church, the judiciary, and the convict system. He then sailed back to England.
  • 1 May - The Australian Magazine, Australia's first periodical, begins publication.
  • The Female Factory, for women convicts, was separated from the Parramatta Gaol. Many women were selected as brides or for domestic service.[1]
  • Parramatta Marist High School, Australia's first private school, founded by John Joseph Therry.[1]
  • Wool export in Australia - 75,400 pounds.

Exploration and settlement[edit]

  • March – Port Macquarie, a penal settlement, was established for convicts that had committed secondary crimes in New South Wales.[1]


References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Cameron, Angus, ed. (1985). "Part One: Facts and Figures: An Australian Historical Chronology". The Australian Almanac: 800 Pages Crammed with Australian and World Facts: Politics, the Arts, Geography, History and Much More. North Ryde, NSW: Angus & Robertson. pp. 7–8. ISBN 0-207-15108-3.