Here are some of the events that happened on this day in Australian history. Please feel free to add others that you know of in the comments section.
- 1797 – Following Aboriginal attacks on farms in the Hawkesbury region, Hunter dispatches a party of soldiers from the New South Wales Corps to protect settlers.
- 1947 – Sugar rationing ends following World War II.
- 1989 – The Fitzgerald Inquiry into possible illegal activities and associated police micsonduct in Queensland ends.