Between this time-frame there was a conflict of Cultures betweent the Indigenous and Terra-tranformus society.

Indigenous society: A society of first people of a land that has a culture to suit the environment. Terra-tranformous society: A society that alters the environment in order to duplicate the land of their forefathers.  Usually done by force, treaties or trade.

  • Jensen Bay Kilwa coins dated 1400
  • Willem Janszoon in 1606.
  • Abel Tasman 1640
  • William Dampier 1688
  • Macassan trepangers 1720
  • James Cook 1770 First fleet 1778.
  • Terra Nullas
  • “The Coming of the Light“ 1871
  • British colony of Queensland 1879

Melchisedech Thevenot (1620?-1692): Map of New Holland 1644, based on a map by the Dutch cartographer Joan Blaeu.