The first Cresp came from Antibes France. His name was Joshephin Cresp and his parent's names were Catherine Tassanari and Joseph Louis Cresp.
The Australian Colonies Government Act was passed by the British Parliament in 1850.
In 1853 The New South Wales Legislative Council recommended establishing a general assembly of the colonies .
In 1850 the first branch of Australia's Federation League was established in Sydney.
On 5 July 1851 Irishman James Edmond showed gold he had found at Clunes near Ballarat to a journalist at the Geelong Advertiser.
The Eureka Stockade of 1854 is considered by some historians to be the birthplace of Australian democracy.
In 1855 New South Wales, South Australia, Victoria and Tasmania established constitutions and opened parliaments.
In 1956 South Australia became the first Australian colony to introduce universal male suffrage.
Telegraph links were established between Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney in 1858.