News from the visitors attending the muster, tells of recent political turmoil in Sydney with the overthrow of Governor Bligh by the NSW military. The political fallout impacts on the settlement when the Red Coats arrive to claim the Hohnke's convict, Steve Keogh
In this episode the families eagerly await the Annual General Muster which brings with it, a visit from the local magistrate. The mothers of the English, Irish and Aussie families busily begin sewing new clothes for the event, but the pressure of getting everything ready starts to have an effect on Tracey Hohnke.
In tonight's episode, we follow the Colonists after their first night on the land and follow their journey of survival through the ensuing ten days. The pressures and challenges of being in a harsh, unfamiliar landscape start to show.
In tonight's episode, there is great excitement with the commencement of river trading, bringing with it the opportunity to buy goods. When Rindy Newman, the first female convict arrives on the scene, the blokes don't know how to handle her.