1795 in Australia
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- Acting Governor of New South Wales – William Paterson
- Governor of New South Wales – John Hunter
- Lieutenant-Governor of Norfolk Island – Philip Gidley King
- Commanding officer of the New South Wales Corps – William Paterson
- Inspector of Public Works – John Macarthur
- May or June – The Battle of Richmond Hill takes place between the native Darug people and the New South Wales Corps.
- 7 September – HMS Reliance arrives in Sydney. Among the ship's passengers and crew are the Aboriginal Bennelong returning from a visit to England, the surgeon and explorer George Bass, and midshipman Matthew Flinders.
- 11 September – Floods devastate the farms at Hawkesbury.
- ? - A tornado strikes Sydney, destroying crops and trees in the early settlement, 1st tornado recorded in the BOM's severe weather archives.
- 28 April – Charles Sturt
- 21 July – George Gawler, second Governor of South Australia, born in Southsea.
- Barker, Anthony (1996). What Happened When. St Leonards: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 978-1-86373-986-3.
- National Library of Australia. "The World Upside Down: Australia 1788 – 1830". Archived from the original on 20 March 2007. Retrieved 9 February 2007.
- The Battle of Richmond Hill, A History of Aboriginal Sydney.