- Bungaree appointed chief of Broken Bay Aboriginal tribe by Governor Macquarie
Convict Ship Francis and Eliza, Captain Harrison, from London to Port Jackson taken on 4th January by the American Warrior privateer. She was plundered and given up and arrived at Teneriffe prior to 12th January.
Death of Baron Augustus H. Alt, Surveyor General N.S.W.(1731 - 1815)
School for Aboriginal children established at Parramatta
Road westwards across the Blue Mountains completed under the superintendence of Lieut. William Cox (1764 - 1837)
In July Thomas Hobby, Richard Lewis, John Tye, Thomas Gorman, William Dye, Samuel Freeman, Samuel Eyres, James Kelly, William Martin, Matthew Mucklow and Mrs. Green, widow of the late Thomas Green were rewarded with a donation of cattle for their services in constructing the road across the Blue Mountains