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In 1892, a group of 200 Australians unhappy with the government tried to start an offshoot colony in Paraguay to be called ‘New Australia’
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4 years ago #9725430        
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That's nine years before Australia _had_ a government.

New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland, Tasmania, South Australia, and Western Australia didn't form the Commonwealth of Australia until 1 January 1901.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Federation_of_Australia

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6 years ago #9474231        
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Yep: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Australia

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