By A Vyshinsky
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71 26 Wellington’s Men in Australia In the same letter to Governor Darling, Stirling noted that Shark’s Bay was unsuitable for a settlement, and the decision was made in favour of a settlement at the Swan River, now Perth. In hindsight, if fears of French settlement seem unfounded, they were very real at the time. 72 That land, reasonably close to Sydney, was unoccupied and thought of as defenceless, as the only track to Sydney was via a steep mountain pass. 73 This was not the first time the British had expressed concern about possible French settlement in the Australian colonies.
85 That New South Wales and the other Australian colonies were good places to make money was well known. 86 The foremost avenue to making money was, of course, land and sheep. The opportunity to possess large, free tracts of land could not fail to attract settlers, particularly ex-army and navy officers who were offered extra inducements. Most came to settle in the Australian colonies permanently, but some were merely birds of passage: they came to make their fortune and return to England to live in retirement.
Mitchell returned to England in 1819 and spent the next six years at Sandhurst, finishing his plans of the Peninsula battlefields. This was arduous and specialised work, and Mitchell sought a reward for his superior skill. With the reduction in the army after peace was declared, Mitchell realized there was very little prospect for promotion, and he sought a colonial appointment. Among the positions he was offered was that of Deputy Surveyor General of New South Wales and this he accepted. He arrived in Sydney in 1827, where he set out about proving that he was a gentleman.
Against preparations for a new war--for a five-power peace pact;: Speech at United Nations Political Committee on November 16, 1949 by A Vyshinsky