Religion in Australia Pre 1945 - Key Events

  • The Arrival of the First fleet

    The Arrival of the First fleet
    About the First FleetBetween 1788 and 1850 the English sent over 162,000 convicts to Australia in 806 ships. The first eleven of these ships are today known as the First Fleet and contained the convicts and marines that are now acknowledged as the Founders of Australia.