1878 in Australia

The following lists events that happened during 1878 in Australia.

1878
in
Australia

Decades:
  • 1850s
  • 1860s
  • 1870s
  • 1880s
  • 1890s
See also:

Incumbents

Governors

Governors of the Australian colonies:

Premiers

Premiers of the Australian colonies:

Events

Exploration and settlement

Science and technology

Arts and literature

  • 30 November – Advance Australia Fair first sung publicly at the Highland Society of NSW's annual Scottish concert in the Protestant Hall, Sydney.

Sport

  • 22 April – The Stawell Gift is run for the first time on Easter Monday in April.
  • 5 November – Calamia wins the Melbourne Cup.

Births

Deaths

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