This article is about the Dutch seizure of part of New Guinea in 1828. The English activities in Northern Australia played an important role in this.

The author of the article is Jeroen Overweel. He is engaged in cultural heritage participation and is an independent researcher on Indonesian, Melanesian and Australian history.

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British expansion in Australia threatened Dutch ports in the East Indies.

Dutch claims to New Holland and the British colonisation in 1788

The Colonial Warship the Doerga explored northern Australia (1825-1826)

Overfishing and Dutch regulations saw an increase of Makassar fisherman in Australia.