Why did Europeans settle in Australia? In this unit you will find out why England decided to settle Australia and why the First Fleet sailed here in 1788 with more than 1000 convicts and marine guards on board.
Year Community and Remembrance
Good resources for students for Captain James Cook including video, quiz and interactive games.
Australian History - Convicts - Free Presentations in PowerPoint format
Route of the First Fleet
Convicts - (Part 1) - The Voyage
A concise history of convict transportation from Great Britain to Australia. this is the first installment of a series 'The Convicts'.
A view of Botany Bay from The voyage of Governor Phillip to Botany Bay, 1789 by Arthur Phillip, Engraving DL