First Fleet House

Office Address:

First Fleet House,

105 Cathedral St.


Sydney, NSW, 2011


Phone: 02 9360 3788



OFFICE HOURS Monday, Wednesday & Friday 

10.00am to 3.00pm

*Note; If visiting FF House to do Research, please

Telephone beforehand and make an appointment.


 Note: FFF House continues to be closed during the Greater Sydney Covid-19 June - October 2021 Lockdown - will reopen to members by appointment in 2022 - more information on the News page







*First Fleet House has re-opened after the various Sydney Covid-19 Lockdowns in  2021.*

* FFF Members will be able to visit by appointment in 2022.

This will be in accordance with NSW Government Covid-19 restrictions.*



General Email enquiries can be sent to

Membership related emails can be sent to


Thank you for your understanding during the challenging times we have experienced in 2020-2022.



Statement from the NSW Governor on the sad passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The Australian Condolence Book at the website of the Australian Governor General - click here.


Sadly Covid-19 Cancellations Continue


Regrettably the FFF annual Australia Day Luncheon was again cancelled for 2022 due to uncertainties regarding the Covid-19 Pandemic - we remain hopeful for another event in 2023.






Have you heard?

The new FFF Chapter on the Queensland Gold Coast has now been launched - see story in Founders & the  chapter website link.







* What's New & Updated on the Website *




* What We're Reading* 

  • An interesting "oldie" - "The Fatal Shore" - Robert Hughes
  • Do you have any recommendations?
  • Has anyone read William Stiart Long's "The Exiles" - Historical fiction?




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