1793 in Australia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Flag of Australia.svg

See also:

The following lists events that happened during 1793 in Australia.



  • 16 January – Bellona arrives with Australia's first free settlers
  • 22 January – The French d'Entrecasteaux expedition returns to Recherche Bay, Tasmania to rewater and rest.
  • 12 February – John Macarthur is granted 100 acres (0.40 km2) of land at Parramatta.
  • 16 February – John Macarthur is appointed by Grose as inspector of public works.
  • 18 February – A school opens in an unfinished church building is Sydney; the first school had been established in 1789, Isabella Rosson was the first teacher.
  • 28 February – d'Entrecasteaux expedition leaves Tasmania towards the Friendly Islands, continuing search for La Pérouse.
  • 2 May – Mary Bryant is pardoned in England.
  • 15 September – Captain William Paterson leads a party of Scotsmen in the first attempt to cross the Blue Mountains. He is unsuccessful.
  • The first ever lighthouse was built in Sydney
  • 25 September – Sydney's first church opens.