History of Australia

  • First Ones Their

    First Ones Their
    First Europeans to sail to Australia were the Dutch (Netherlands)
  • Captain James Cook

    Captain James Cook
    Captain James Cook sailed around Australia
  • Brittish Prisoners

    Brittish Prisoners
    British prisoners were settled in Australia
  • Government Creates Boundaries

    Government Creates Boundaries
    Government officials created boundaries for the colonists that are still in place today.
  • Prisoners

    British transported prisoners to Australia until 1868
  • Australia's commonwealth

    Australia's commonwealth
    The commonwealth of Australia was established.
  • Canberra

    Canberra is complete
  • Aborigines Help

    Aborigines Help
    Federal government began to push legislative to help the Aborigines
  • Australia Act

    Australia Act
    Australia Act- all legal ties with the Brittish Empire were served
  • Independent Republic?

    Independent Republic?
    55% of voters rejected the idea of becoming an independent republic