Part of Australia's charm is its history. It also makes for some great places to visit! So take a journery down Australia's timeline & see what you can discover, or even learn.
Tasmania permitted to travel to New Zealand provided they hadn't visited a designated hotspot. [Covid-19]
The Tasmanian state election is held. Peter Gutwein's Liberal government is returned for a third term.
A further 200 whales are stranded on Tasmania's West Coast, making the event the largest cetacean stranding in Australia's recorded history
Around 250 pilot whales beach themselves at various locations on Tasmania's West Coast near Macquarie Heads.
Tasmania imposing a mandatory 14-day quarantine on all "non-essential" travellers to the state, including returning residents. [Covid-19]
35 people shot dead at Port Arthur, Tasmania
Name 'Tasmania' replaced Van Diemen's Land.
Van Diemen's Land (now Tasmania) becomes a separate colony
Agricultural Society formed in Tasmania.
The Risdon settlement was moved to Sullivan's Cove (now Hobart) by Colonel David Collins.
Rear-Admiral John Bowen arrived at Risdon Cove, which later became Hobart. Among the original 49 settlers at Risdon Cove were 21 male and 3 female convicts, members of the New South Wales Corps and free settlers and their families.
Lt. William Bligh in HMS Bounty, en route to Tahiti, anchored at Adventure Bay, Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania). The party planted apple trees, fruit stones and various vegetables before departing on 4 September.