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Issue Details: First known date: 1846... 1846 North Australia : [In Rhyme]
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  • George Barney was appointed superintendent of a new convict colony in North Australia by the colonial secretary, Lord Gladstone. Barney chose Port Curtis as the base for the new settlement.

    For further information, see the entry for George Barney in the Australian Dictionary of Biography online.

  • 'Humorous comment on the proposed penal settlement of North Australia.' - Webby

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Alternative title: Two Satires on the Gladstone Colony : 1
Last amended 3 Dec 2012 12:46:11
  • Port Curtis, Gladstone, Gladstone area, Maryborough - Rockhampton area, Queensland,
  • Queensland,
  • 1846
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