Author(s): John Lockyer
British settlement in Australia began with a single colony – New South Wales. But it didn’t take long for new colonies to sprout across the land. Discover why they were built and the challenges they faced as they grew.
About the series:
Written for the new Australian History Curriculum, the Building a Nation series asks students: What do we know about Australia's colonial past? How did the Australian colonies develop over time? How did Australia become a nation? What contribution have significant people made to the development of Australia?