At the same time it is hoped that due importance has been given to personality. From these quarrels originated the first measure for the regulation of the Press.History is a record of the doings of men living in communities, not of blind, nerveless forces. Smarting under the stings of the Australian, Governor Darling in 1827 sought to enact a law under which newspapers could only be issued under periodical licences.
In a book written to scale, on a carefully prepared plan, it was not possible to deal more fully with some events about which various readers might desire to have more information. Cramp, who have produced it, call it an Australasian School Atlas [Note: The maps on pages 22, 79, 119, 221, and 230 are copied from this atlas.](Oxford University Press, 1915); but the author ventures to commend its series of beautiful historical maps (pp. Such a system would have enabled the Government to stifle criticism at pleasure by declining to renew a licence or threatening to do so.
On some of these the author would have liked to write at greater length. 47-54) to any reader of this History who desires to obtain in a convenient form more geographical information than is afforded by the maps herein engraved. LIST OF MAPS CHRONOLOGY LIST OF GOVERNORS AND MINISTERS I. But Chief Justice Forbes refused to certify that such an Act was not repugnant to the laws of England.
Two privates were found guilty of robbery, which there was no doubt had been committed for the purpose of gaining their discharge from the Army.
Governor Darling (who succeeded Brisbane in 1826) determined to prevent this disposition among the soldiers by inflicting punishment of exemplary severity.
Before long their journal was engaged in a furious campaign against established authority, and incidentally in a fight for the freedom of the Press.
Tasman discovers Van Diemen's Land and New Zealand. He was assisted in the conduct of it by a fellow law student, Wardell, who had accompanied him from England.
Wentworth's Australian was a vigorously critical organ of opinion.
His was the first Australian newspaper conducted independently of Government control, for the Sydney Gazette, which commenced in 1803, was a publication principally for the issue of official notices seasoned with scraps of general news.
ROBERT THORNE'S MAP, 1527 MAP PUBLISHED AT PARIS, 1587 PLANCIUS'S MAP (AMSTERDAM), 1594 HONDIUS'S MAP, 1595 MAP OF JAVE LA GRANDE, 1542 MAP ILLUSTRATING FIRST DUTCH DISCOVERIES MAP ILLUSTRATING VOYAGE OF VAN NECK'S FLEET TO DUTCH EAST INDIES 1598-1600 MAP OF NEW HOLLAND TASMAN'S VOYAGES PORTION OF COOK'S CHART OF NEW SOUTH WALES NEW HOLLAND AND NEW SOUTH WALES AS KNOWN AFTER COOK'S VOYAGES BOTANY BAY AND PORT JACKSON THE BLUE MOUNTAINS VOYAGES OF BASS AND FLINDERS FREYCINET'S MAP, SHOWING 'TERRE NAPOLEON' HOBART AND PORT DALRYMPLE WESTERNPORT AND PORT PHILLIP KING GEORGE'S SOUND MELVILLE ISLAND INLAND EXPLORATIONS, 1815-28 STURT's DISCOVERIES ON THE DARLING AND THE MURRAY EXPLORATIONS OF EYRE, STURT, STUART, GREGORY, BURKE, AND WILLS EXPLORATIONS OF FORREST AND GILES FOUNDATION OF THE SIX STATES (SIX DIAGRAMS) 1486. Even before the First Fleet sailed for Botany Bay in 1787, the Attorney-General had been called upon to advise Pitt's Government as to the administration of justice, and had reported that the inhabitants would not be 'the proper stuff to make juries.' But it was hoped that this typically British mode of trial would be granted 'as soon as it can be done with propriety.' The opportune time did not arrive for over forty years after the establishment of the colony.
They were loaded with heavy chains, had iron collars fastened round their necks, and, thus degraded, were marched from the barracks to the jail.
In 1828 the Act was amended by enlarging the Legislative Council to a maximum of fifteen members, who were still to be nominated by the Crown; but they were now endowed with power to reject, by a majority, a proposal made by the Governor.