1846 in Australia
The following lists events that happened during 1846 in Australia.
|1846 in Australia|
- formation of "The South Australian League for the Maintenance of Religious Freedom in the Province" in response to the proposed funding of Church of England education from public funds
- 13 October – Bushranger Lawrence Kavenagh is executed by hanging.
Arts and literature
- February – Australia's first swimming championships are held at Robinson's Domain Baths.
- Hodder, Edwin (1893). The History of South Australia from Its Foundation to the Year of Its Jubilee. 1. S. Low, Marston, Limited. pp. 221–225 – via Google Books.
- Chittleborough, Jon (2005). "Horrocks, John Ainsworth (1818–1846)". In Cunneen, Christopher (ed.). Australian Dictionary of Biography: Supplement 1580–1980, with a Name Index to the Australian Dictionary of Biography to 1980. National Centre of Biography, Australian National University. ISBN 0-522-85214-9. Retrieved 24 February 2013.
- "Norfolk Island". The Courier (Hobart, Tas. : 1840–1859). National Library of Australia. 28 October 1846. p. 3.
- Cameron, Angus, ed. (1985). "Part One: Facts and Figures: An Australian Historical Chronology". The Australian Almanac: 800 Pages Crammed with Australian and World Facts: Politics, the Arts, Geography, History and Much More. North Ryde, NSW: Angus & Robertson. p. 12. ISBN 0-207-15108-3.
- Finn, Paul (1990). "Want, John Henry (1846–1905)". Australian Dictionary of Biography. 12. Canberra: Australian National University. Retrieved 24 February 2013.