1811 in Australia

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1811
in
Australia
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The following lists events that happened during 1811 in Australia.

Incumbents[edit]

Governors[edit]

Governors of the Australian colonies:

Events[edit]

  • 1 February – John Oxley is appointed Surveyor-General of New South Wales.
  • 2 December – Reverend Samuel Marsden sent the first commercial shipment of wool from New South Wales to England.

Exploration and settlement[edit]

  • 1 December – During a tour of Van Diemen's Land, Governor Macquarie gave directions for the layout of Hobart. There was a central square and seven streets named Macquarie, Liverpool, Argyle, Elizabeth, Murray, Harrington and Collins.


Births[edit]

Deaths[edit]

  • 5 April – Thomas Reibey, husband of Mary Reibey, leaving her in control of large colonial business enterprises.