The Bellona transport came to Sydney cove, carrying the first immigrant free settlers. They were: Thomas Rose, a farmer from Dorset, his wife, their four children. Frederic Meredith, Thomas Webb, his wife, and his nephew, Joseph Webb and Edward Powell.
Short term effects: land was being occupied by Settlers, , foreign diseases appeared and Indigenous population began to shrink.
Long term effects: Indigenous people are still sometimes looked down upon by the “white” people.