1853 in Australia

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1853
in
Australia
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Governors of the Australian colonies:

Events[edit]

This was a year of intense political agitation by miners on the Victorian goldfields.

Exploration and settlement[edit]

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Sport[edit]

  • 23 September - occupancy of the present site of the Melbourne Cricket Ground, which was part of a 'police paddock', was given to the Melbourne Cricket Club by Lieutenant Governor Charles La Trobe. This followed the forced resumption of land from the then-15-year-old Club to build Australia's first steam train railway.

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