Until the the Aborigines, or Aboriginal Australians, came under the Flora And Fauna Act that classified them as animals, not human beings. This also meant that killing an Aborigine meant you weren’t killing a human being, but an animal.
Mungo Man, was an early human inhabitant of Australia, who is believed to have lived between and years ago, during the Pleistocene epoch. The remains are the oldest anatomically modern human remains found in Australia to date.
Over 150 film clips outlining Australia's history from pre 1770 to contemporary history. Information is presented in film clips with links to related websites on events that occurred during that decade.
Irish women and children were prisoners on the convict ship the John Calvin. Children as young as 12 years old were among the Irish female convicts. They had been sentenced to seven years transportation and imprisonment in Australia in Never returned.
Index to early convict records. Convict Indents list the convicts transported to New South Wales. Search over names listed in these records and view digital versions online. This latest convict database presently covers