Western Australia c 1832

 

 

His Excellency James Stirling, Esquire and a Captain in the Royal Navy, was officially proclaimed the Governor and Commander in Chief of Western Australia in the March of 1831.

On the 6th February 1832, the ‘Swan River Colony’ officially changed its name to Western Australia.

 

 

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View other important events in Western Australia’s History . . .

 

Swan River Settlement c 1830

Swan River Settlement c 1830

 

Plan of Swan River Settlement c 1831

Plan of the Swan River Settlement c 1831