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Top best answers to the question «When did australia become a british colony»
- Australia became “British” in 1788 as a penal colony because of the lose of most of their colonies in North America. Australia became important to Britain for more than a prison in the 1850s with a gold rush. Australia became part of the British commonwealth in 1901.