Why didn't prisoners come to South Australia?
SA was created by the South Australia Colonisation Act 1834, the act establishes SA as a colony of free settlers and further forbids the transport of convicts to SA.
The first recorded Englishman to come to South Australia was Matthew Flinders, who explored the coastline in 1802. Following the successful journey of explorer Charles Sturt, who charted the Murray River through South Australia in 1829-30, the South Australian Colonisation Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1834, and the first settlers arrived in 1836. South Australia is the only state in Australia not to have been founded by convicts. Governor John Hindmarsh arrived…
The South Australian Colonisation Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1834, and the first settlers arrived in 1836. South Australia is the only state in Australia not to have been founded by convicts. Governor John Hindmarsh arrived in the new colony on the HMS Buffalo, accompanied only by free settlers, who were English.
probably unrecorded landings with Chinese gold-rush miners, but most likely in the 1870s with christian missionaries who brought back some Koreans for training in Australia. Koreans didnt migrate in any significant numbers to Australia until after the removal of the white Australian policy, and only then via other south east Asian countries, most notably after the fall of south Vietnam in 1975 on tourist visas. some were granted amnesty and their families soon joined them…
they came on the first fleet with all the prisoners and guards in 1788 The dingo, which is a species of dog, is now considered native to Australia, but it was first brought to Australia by the Aborigines an estimated 4000 - 5000 years ago. Apart from the dingo, the first dogs arrived on the First Fleet with the convicts, officers and marines in January 1788.
The original Settlers in Australia were there to make a settlement that might be strategically usefull to the British empire as well as a means of getting rid of some of its prisoners as far away from Britain as possible After that people followed in the hope of settling and leading a better life then they could hope for back in England or Europe.
Platypuses live throughout eastern coastal Australia in the states of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, and the island state of Tasmania. They are found from the cooler sub-alpine areas in the south, such as Victoria and the Tasmanian highlands, north through New South Wales to tropical far north Queensland.
The very first colonists in Australia were a mix of British convicts, officers and marines (and their families, the only free settlers), all of whom came from England. The convicts had no choice: they were sent to New South Wales, as the eastern half of Australia was then known. This was to solve the problem of Britain's overcrowded prisons (a consequence of the massive changes wrought by the Industrial Revolution) by establishing a new penal…
Koalas are found naturally only in the eastern mainland states of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Koalas were originally found in all Australian states except for Tasmania. European settlement saw them wiped out of Western Australia and South Australia, but new colonies have been reintroduced in both states.
Australia was previously known as New Holland in the west and New South Wales in the east. Matthew Flinders first proposed the name "Terra Australis", which became "Australia", the name adopted in 1824. This, however, was only the name for the continent. The country of Australia did not come into being until all the colonies on the continent of Australia federated in 1901, creating the Commonwealth of Australia.