1842 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 1842 in Australia.

1842
in
Australia

Decades:
  • 1820s
  • 1830s
  • 1840s
  • 1850s
  • 1860s
See also:

Incumbents

Governors

Governors of the Australian colonies:

Events

  • 20 July - an Act (6 Vic.No 3) passed "to declare the town of Sydney to be a city and to incorporate the inhabitants thereof".[1]
  • 12 August - Melbourne incorporated as a "town".[1]
  • 21 August - Hobart Town is proclaimed a city.


Births

Deaths

Notes

  1. "History of Sydney City Council" (PDF). City of Sydney. Archived from the original (PDF) on 3 December 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2007.
  2. Reynolds, I. A. "Dobson, Emily (1842–1934)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. Retrieved 9 February 2018.
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