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Incumbents [ edit ]
Governors [ edit ]
Governors of the Australian colonies:
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 ]
Port Macquarie, a penal settlement, was established for convicts that had committed secondary crimes in New South Wales. [1 ]
References [ edit ]
^ 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.