The settlement of South Australia [chapter 45 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 45 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 5 May 1935.] The story of Australia — XLV The settlement of South Australia Little was known of the interior of South Australia until 1829, when Charles Sturt made his memorable voyage down the Murray to Lake […]

Two elopements and a colonising theory [by Professor Ernest Scott, 1 July 1939]

[Editor: This is part seven of the “Men who made Australia” series written by Professor Ernest Scott. This article is about Edward Gibbon Wakefield.] Men who made Australia — No. 7 Two elopements and a colonising theory By Professor Sir Ernest Scott I have before me a shabby little brown book which was written 110 […]