Dani's Australian history

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Australia sighted by Willem Jansz

1606

Dutch explorer Abel Tasman discovered Tasmania

1642

Captain James Cook claims Australia for Britain

1770

British settle on Australia

1788

Matthew Flinders sails completely around Australia

1803

Women get the right to vote

1894

Comonwealth of Australia comes into being

1901

Australia fights in WW1

1914 - 1918

Canberra becomes capital of Australia

1927

Australia fights in WW2

1939 - 1945

Centenary of federation of Australia

2001