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The history of Australia from – covers the early colonial period of Australia's history, from the arrival in of the First Fleet of British ships at Sydney. This date later became Australia's national day, Australia Day. by Governor Phillip on 7 February at Sydney. Other events of · Timeline of Australian history. The following lists events that happened during in Australia. Contents. 1 Leaders; 2.

The Founding of Australia. By Capt. Arthur Phillip R.N. Sydney Cove, Jan. 26th , Algernon Talmadge R.A, , Courtesy State Library of New South Wales . On January 26, , Captain Arthur Phillip guides a fleet of 11 British ships carrying convicts to the colony of New South Wales, effectively founding Australia . From marines guarded English settlements at Sydney Cove and Norfolk Island; . P. Dennis, et al., The Oxford companion to Australian military history.

“The very ink with which all history is written is merely fluid prejudice.” Mark Twain. Since the European invasion of Australia in , the Aboriginal people have. More recently, the 'History Wars' exposed a huge unease within Australia There were two major convict colonies: New South Wales () and Van. On 26 January a settlement was founded on Sydney Cove that would become the capital of the new British colony of New South Wales and then grow into.