1867 in Australia
The following lists events that happened during 1867 in Australia.
- Governor of New South Wales – John Young, 1st Baron Lisgar, until 11 August then Somerset Lowry-Corry, 4th Earl Belmore
- Governor of Queensland – Sir George Bowen
- Governor of South Australia – Sir Dominick Daly
- Governor of Tasmania – Colonel Thomas Browne
- Governor of Victoria – Sir John Manners-Sutton
- 7 January – Riots at the Crocodile Creek goldfield destroyed the property of Chinese miners.
- 1 June – Greatest recorded flood of the Hawkesbury River at 19.2 metres.
- 12 October – The transportation of convicts to Western Australia ceases when the last convict ship to Western Australia, the Hougoumont, left Britain.
- 16 October – English immigrant James Nash reports to authorities that he has discovered 75 ounces of alluvial gold in a creek at Gympie, Queensland. The find sparks a gold rush to the area, saving the colony of Queensland from bankruptcy.
- 30 October – Prince Alfred, second son of Queen Victoria, arrives in Australia for the country's first royal visit.
Arts and literature
- National Gallery of Victoria Art School accepts its first students
- Tim Whiffler wins the Melbourne Cup
- Major Flood Emergencies in NSW: 1867, 1 June, Hawkesbury / Nepean, Government of New South Wales. Archived 12 October 2006 at the Wayback Machine
- "MacKillop to become Australia's first saint - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)". 19 December 2009. Retrieved 24 June 2011.