South Australia [foundation of the colony of SA, 2 November 1836]

[Editor: An article about the beginnings of the colony of South Australia. Published in The Sydney Monitor, 2 November 1836.] South Australia. We have much satisfaction in announcing that the “first fleet” of the expedition for settling another free Colony on the great Continent of New Holland, has arrived safely at its destination. It is […]

Troublesome times in South Australia [chapter 46 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton]

[Editor: This is chapter 46 of “The story of Australia” by Martin Hambleton. Published in The Sunday Mail, 12 May 1935.] The story of Australia — XLVI Troublesome times in South Australia It has already been mentioned that Sir John Hindmarsh, the first Governor of South Australia, officially proclaimed and established the colony on December […]

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 […]