January 26, 1788, Sydney Cove – the arrival of Captain Arthur Phillip on HMS Supply. Also on board were convicts Nathaniel and Olivia, ancestors of Bill Cutler.

Bill, from the Swan River Chapter of the Fellowship of First Fleeters, tells of the ship’s harrowing journey to the new colony and what crimes his ancestors and others committed to earn them their unwanted passage to Australia.

Recorded at Spearwood Library on Friday 23rd January 2015.

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