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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. 
Parramatta Marist High School, Australia's first private school, founded by John Joseph Therry.  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. 
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.