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The History of the Exploration of Australia is an outline of exploration in Australia and it's territories.

This page is a subpage of WikiProject Australian history.

Australian geography, as explained in the works of Australian exploration, might be called an unlearned study.
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles

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WikiProject Australian history - Exploration of Australia
Main | 1500-1599 | 1600-1699 | 1700-1799 | 1800-1899 | since 1900

Tagging and Categorising Articles[edit]

Articles related to exploration in Australia should be tagged on the Talk page with {{WP Australia|explore=yes}}

Articles related to maritime exploration in Australia should be tagged on the Talk page with {{WP Australia|explore=yes|maritime=yes}}

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Rating Articles[edit]

When tagging articles, the articles class and importance can be rated. Please see Wikipedia:WikiProject Australia/Assessment for details on assessment guidelines.

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The following values may be used for the class parameter:

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The following values may be used for the importance parameter:

In relation to exploration, articles with a Top rating will typically be the most notable explorers and expeditions in Australian history. ie James Cook, Burke and Wills
In relation to exploration, articles with a Low rating will typically be the explorers and expeditions not well known in Australian history. The exploration may have been limited in scope, or performed by people to whom exploration was not their main occupation. Remember that another Australian project may deem the article of higher importance for non-exploration related reasons.
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Infobox[edit]

Biographical infoboxes can be found at Biography Infoboxes. Where explorers had other careers some shortcuts to pertinent infoboxes are listed.

General Bios - Template:Infobox Biography
Military Bios - Template:Infobox Military Person
Political Bios - Template:Infobox Politician

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Guidelines for Writing Articles[edit]

Explorer Biography Articles[edit]

Expedition Articles[edit]

Naming[edit]

If an expedition had a contemporary "official" name, use that name as its title. For example:

If an expedition is widely known by a particular name, then the article should use that name as its title. example:

If the expedition or series of expeditions does not have wide recognition with a particular name, then it should be titled in the form {{Explorer/s}} {{expedition/s or voyage}} ({{date}} - optional to be used if the explorer (or pairing of explorers) had more than one expedition); that is, Explorer expedition or Explorer expedition of year. Examples:

Content[edit]

Articles about a particular expedition or series of expeditions, should answer the following questions.

1. Who led the exploration party?
2. Who else was in the party, and what did they do?
3. What dates did they leave, return, reach an objective?
4. What was the purpose of the expedition? Did they achieve it?
5. Who funded the expedition?
6. What was or was not discovered? What significant events occurred?
7. What route did they take? (show chart if possible)
8. What vessel, means of travel, equipment did they use?
9. What did the lesser members of the party accomplish (ie botanists, artists, astronomers etc)?
10. What has been written about the expedition (ie books, movies)?
WikiProject Australian history - Exploration of Australia
Main | 1500-1599 | 1600-1699 | 1700-1799 | 1800-1899 | since 1900

Expedition Articles[edit]

These articles relate to explorer expeditions to, in or around Australia and it's territories.

1700[edit]
1704-05 Delft, Rooseboom, and Hendrikszoon voyage of 1704-05 Maarten van Delft, Andries Rooseboom, and Pieter Hendrikszoon chart the coast of Arnhem Land in the Nieuw Holland, the Waijer, and the Vosschenbosch and record extensive contacts with locals.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1712 Zuytdorp ship wrecked voyage of 1712 Zuytdorp ship wrecked wrecked on the West Australian coast, 60 kms north of the mouth of the Murchison River. After some time, the survivors moved north, never to be seen again by Europeans. In 1927 the survivors’ campsite on the river was discovered. Coins helped identify the wreck.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
1721 Roggewein voyage of 1721 Commodore Roggewein started for New Holland; discovered the "Thousand Islands."
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1727 Jan Steyns voyage of 1727 Jan Steyns wrecked on the Houtman Abrolhos. His crew builds a longboat -the Sloepie – the first European sailing vessel built in Australia. They reach Batavia in it. 1839, Captain Stokes found a gun and other relics of this visit on an island.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1750[edit]
1756 J E Gonzal and L L van Asschens voyage of 1756 J E Gonzal and L L van Asschens sail the Rijder and the Buijs around the Gulf of Carpentaria and Cape Keer Weer and record extensive contact with locals, report favourably about Australia.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
1768 Bougainville expedition of 1768 *check dates* Louis Antoine de Bougainville hoped to discover east coast of New Holland and claim it for France, but turned northward at Bougainville Reef.
resources -biography of Chevalier De Bougainville
Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1768–1771 Cook expedition of 1768 to 1771 *check dates* James Cook great voyage. Landed at Botany Bay and took possession for England. Mapped part of the coastline.
resources -biography of James Cook
link 2
Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
James Cook bio page
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1772 Francois Alesno de St Allouarn voyage of 1772 Louis Aleno de St Aloüarn sails the Gros Venture along the WA coast from Cape Leeuwin to Shark Bay and on to Melville Island. He claims Australia for France.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1772 Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne voyage of 1772 Marc-Joseph Marion du Fresne and Captain Crozet, from Nantes, in the Mascarin and Castres to Tasmania. makes first French contact with Tasmanian Aborigines causing the death of the first Tasmanian Aborigine in defence of his home land. The first visitors after Tasman. From thence they sailed to New Zealand, where they were murdered by the Maories.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
Marc-Joseph Marion Dufresne bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1772 Francois-Alesno de St Alouarn voyage of 1772 Louis Francois Marie Alesno de St Allouarn sailed from Cape Leeuwin to north of Shark Bay where be buried an Act of Possession claiming the west coast of New Holland for France.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
1773 Cook expedition of 1773 *check dates* James Cook first explorer to cross the Antarctic circle.
resources -biography of James Cook
link 2
Tobias Furneaux bio page
Johann Georg Forster bio page
Johann Reinhold Forster bio page
1773 Tobias Furneaux voyage of 1773 Tobias Furneaux accompanied Captain Cook on his second voyage in search of Australia. charted the east coast of Tasmania and Furneaux Islands. Landed at Adventure Bay., , with the Adventure; Separated from the Endeavour, and afterwards, when he met Cook, gave as his opinion that Tasmania and New South Wales were joined, with a deep bay intervening. This opinion Cook thought sufficient to prevent the necessity of a further examination by himself.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1776 Cook expedition of 1776 *check dates* James Cook third voyage
1777 St Allouarn voyage of 1777 Louis Francois Marie Alesno de St Allouarn anchored near Cape Leeuwin.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
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Elizabeth Ann Bayely Seton and her family moved to Australia for the first time

1780[edit]
1788 First Fleet *check dates* Arthur Phillip Commanded the First Fleet to Botany Bay and was the first Governor of New South Wales. Discovered the Hawkesbury River.
resources -biography of Arthur Phillip
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George Bouchier Worgan bio page
John Shortland bio page
John Hunter bio page
Henry Hacking bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1788 - 1789 Tench expedition of 1788 to 1789 *check dates* Watkin Tench sailed to Australia with First Fleet which arrived at Botany Bay in 1788..
resources -biography of Watkin Tench
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Watkin Tench bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay - With an Account of New South Wales, its Productions, Inhabitants, &c. To which is subjoined, A List of the Civil and Military Establishments at Port Jackson.
1788 Shortland voyage of 1788 Lieutenant Shortland, with three ships from Sydney to England passed through Bougainville's Strait, north-west coast.
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1788 Galaup expedition of 1788 *check dates* Jean-François de Galaup sailed into Botany Bay practically at the same time as the First Fleet.
resources -biography of Comte de Lapérouse
link 2
Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
Jean-François de Galaup (Comte de La Pérouse) La Pérouse bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1788 Ball voyage of 1788 Henry Lidgbird Ball discovered Lord Howe Island
resources - Henry Lidgbird Ball bio page
1788 - 1789 Bligh voyage of 1788 to 1789 *check dates* William Bligh Mutiny on the Bounty
resources -biography of William Bligh
link 2
Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
William Bligh bio page
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1789 Tench expedition of 1789 *check dates* Watkin Tench explored inland from Port Jackson along Nepean and Hawkesbury Rivers.
resources -biography of Watkin Tench
link 2
1789 Dawes expedition of 1789 *check dates* William Dawes (pioneer) Explored to the west and south-west of Port Jackson.
resources -biography of William Dawes
William Dawes bio page
1789 John Henry Cox voyage of 1789 John Henry Cox called at South Tasmania and charted a small part of it- Maria Island.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
1780[edit]
1788 First Fleet *check dates* Arthur Phillip Commanded the First Fleet to Botany Bay and was the first Governor of New South Wales. Discovered the Hawkesbury River.
resources -biography of Arthur Phillip
link 2
George Bouchier Worgan bio page
John Shortland bio page
John Hunter bio page
Henry Hacking bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1788 - 1789 Tench expedition of 1788 to 1789 *check dates* Watkin Tench sailed to Australia with First Fleet which arrived at Botany Bay in 1788..
resources -biography of Watkin Tench
link 2
Watkin Tench bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
A Narrative of the Expedition to Botany Bay - With an Account of New South Wales, its Productions, Inhabitants, &c. To which is subjoined, A List of the Civil and Military Establishments at Port Jackson.
1788 Shortland voyage of 1788 Lieutenant Shortland, with three ships from Sydney to England passed through Bougainville's Strait, north-west coast.
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1788 Galaup expedition of 1788 *check dates* Jean-François de Galaup sailed into Botany Bay practically at the same time as the First Fleet.
resources -biography of Comte de Lapérouse
link 2
Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
Jean-François de Galaup (Comte de La Pérouse) La Pérouse bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1788 Ball voyage of 1788 Henry Lidgbird Ball discovered Lord Howe Island
resources - Henry Lidgbird Ball bio page
1788 - 1789 Bligh voyage of 1788 to 1789 *check dates* William Bligh Mutiny on the Bounty
resources -biography of William Bligh
link 2
Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
William Bligh bio page
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1789 Tench expedition of 1789 *check dates* Watkin Tench explored inland from Port Jackson along Nepean and Hawkesbury Rivers.
resources -biography of Watkin Tench
link 2
1789 Dawes expedition of 1789 *check dates* William Dawes (pioneer) Explored to the west and south-west of Port Jackson.
resources -biography of William Dawes
William Dawes bio page
1789 John Henry Cox voyage of 1789 John Henry Cox called at South Tasmania and charted a small part of it- Maria Island.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
1790[edit]
1790 Tench, Dawes and Morgan expedition of 1790 Watkin Tench, Dawes, and Morgan explore south and west of Rose Hill.
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1791 - 1795 Vancouver voyage of 1791 to 1795 George Vancouver charts southern coast of Australia
resource - George Vancouver bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1791 Bligh voyage of 1791 Captain William Bligh passed Cape York in the Bounty's launch.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1791 Edwards voyage of 1791 Captain Edward Edwards, in search of the mutineers of the Bounty, wrecked on a reef.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1791-92 McCluer voyage of 1791-92 John McCluer returns west to Benkulen via northern Australia coasts. Sailed with the Panther and the Endeavour
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Sir John Hayes bio page
1792 Bligh and Portlock Captains William Bligh and Portlock, in the Providence and Assistant; examined Torres Straits.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1792 d'Entrecasteaux expedition of 1792 *check dates* Bruni d'Entrecasteaux leads two French ships La Recherche and L'Espérance, anchor in what was named Recherche Bay, near the southernmost point of Tasmania at a time when England and France were vying to be the first to discover and colonise Australia.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
Joseph-Antoine Raymond Bruny D'Entrecasteaux bio page
Jean-Michel Huon De Kermadec bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1793 Alessandro Malaspina voyage of 1793 Alessandro Malaspina sails in charge of the Spanish navy vessels Descubierta and Atrivida via Nw Guinea and Nw Caledonia to Australia and lands 13 March in Sydney.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1793 John Hayes voyage of 1793 John Hayes (explorer) Private expedition to Tasmania and Nw Guinea; explored and named Derwent River and Risdon Cove, visited Adventure Bay, with the vessels Duches of Bengal and the Duke of Clarence. 24 April to 9 June.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
1793 Alt and Bampton voyage of 1793 Matthew B. Alt and William Bampton, in the ships Hormuzeer and Chesterfield; through Torres Straits.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1793 Paterson expedition of 1703 William Paterson (explorer) rowed up the Hawkesbury, and named the Grose.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1793 Paterson expedition of 1793 *check dates* William Paterson's unsuccessful attempt to cross the Blue Mountains
resources - Series 27: Correspondence, being mainly letters received by Banks from William Paterson, 1782, 1790-1808 see in particular letter dated 23 August 1794
1794 Hacking expedition of 1794 Henry Hacking attempted unsuccessfully to cross the Blue Mountains
resources - Henry Hacking bio page
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1794 Hayes expedition of 1794 John Hayes (explorer), with the Duke and Duchess; visited Tasmania re-named the discoveries of D'Entrecasteaux.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1796 Matthew Flinders voyage of 1796 Matthew Flinders sails to Norfolk Island in the Reliance.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1796 Flinders expedition of 1796 *check dates 1795???* Matthew Flinders exploration around Sydney
resources – biography of Matthew Flinders
biography of George Bass
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Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
Australia Twice Traversed, by Ernest Giles
1797 Sydney Cove wrecked on Victoria coast voyage of 1797 Sydney Cove (ship) wrecked on Victoria coast wrecked on Preservation Island off Tasmania sailing from Bengal. 17 crew members reach coast of Victoria near Lakes Entrance. The first Europeans to land in Victoria and the first Asians, as the group included a number of Bengali sailors.Three survive an epic coastal walk to Port Jackson, including one Bengali
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
1797 Bass voyage of 1797 George Bass takes a 28 foot long whaleboat and finds the three survivors from the Sydney Cove, as well as coal, near Wollongong.
resource - Database Of Selected Landings On The Australian Coast From 1606 To 1814 In Chronological Order With Brief Narrative Of The Essentials
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1797 Shortland voyage of 1797 John Shortland entered the estuary of the Hunter River - noted coal
resources - John Shortland bio page
1797 Bass expedition of 1797 *check dates* George Bass exploration of coastline to Cape Howe
The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1797 Shortland expedition of 1797 Lieutenant Shortland discovered the Hunter River.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1798 Hacking expedition of 1798 Quarter-master Hacking revisits the Blue Mountains.
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1798 Flinders expedition of 1797 *check dates* Matthew Flinders circumnavigates Tasmania
resources - The History of Australian Exploration - Timeline by Ernest Favenc
1799 and 1800 Paterson expeditions of 1799 and 1800 *check dates William Paterson travelled to the Hawkesbury gathering specimens and searching for coal