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APTAIN ARTHUR PHILLIP RN was commander of the First Fleet of 11 ships that sailed into Botany Bay, New South Wales, in January 1788. Work on the site he chose for a convict settlement at nearby Sydney Cove, in Port Jackson, began shortly after, on 26 January. Having been appointed the first NSW governor on 12 October 1786, Phillip was aware before arriving of the potential

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