Australian Politics

Main

First Fleet Arrival

1788 - 1842

Govenor ruled with total authority

2/3 of the government elected by populace

1842 - 1850

Australian Colonies Act

1850 - 1851

Gold License Required

1851 - 1854

Eureka Stockade

1854 - 1856

Gold liscence and voting issues

All males allowed to vote over all states

1856 - 1857

Womens' Suffrage

1888 - 1894