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Melbourne has seen many events that have changed our lives during this city's rich and interesting history. Here are some of the key events that have stood out and are remembered to this day...



 1841 – 1930’s | The Western & Eastern Markets 1841 – 1930’s | The Western & Eastern Markets
The Melbourne Wholesale Markets, long located in West Melbourne before its scheduled move to Epping in late 2010, had its early beginnings in another location when the Western Market was opened in December of 1841, only six years after the Victorian settlement. The site of Mel Read more..

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 1853 - 2007 | Flow of History - Yan Yean Reservoir 1853 - 2007 | Flow of History - Yan Yean Reservoir
When it was first constructed, the nine-metre high dam on the Plenty River to create was then the largest storage dam in the world. Flow of History The parched Yan Yean Reservoir was once a mighty testament to a new city's boundless optimism. But at 18 per cent full, is its Read more..

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 1923 | Victorian Police Strike & Riots 1923 | Victorian Police Strike & Riots
The 1923 Victorian Police Strike is one of Victorian history’s most remarkable and strangest strikes because it provoked the worst public riots ever seen in Melbourne, let alone Australia. What makes the riots even more extraordinary is not only the senselessness of the viole Read more..

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 MILESAGO: Australasian Music & Popular Culture 1964-1975 MILESAGO: Australasian Music & Popular Culture 1964-1975
MILESAGO is a work in progress. Our mission is to compile a comprehensive web-based resource about Australasian (i.e. Australian and New Zealand) popular music, popular culture and social history in the twelve-year period from 1 January 1964 to 31 December 1975. Nowadays Aust Read more..

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 Sunbury Music Festival | 1972 to 1975 Sunbury Music Festival | 1972 to 1975
The Sunbury Pop Festival, which ran from 1972 to ‘75, is often regarded as a milestone in Australian music for many reasons. Although it wasn’t the first major music festival that Australia saw, it was the first successful music event which actually turned a profit, enough for it Read more..

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Centre of Italian Studies
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Based in Melbourne's lively "Little Italy", the Centre of Italian Studies has been teaching Italian | Read On..


Melbourne City Sight Seeing
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Melbourne was founded in 1835, 47 years after the European settlement of Australia, Melbourne is | Read On..


No Fixed Address | City Tours
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A social enterprise tour company delivering unique walking tours of inner-suburban Melbourne. We | Read On..


Scarecrow - The Mellencamp Show
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Yes it’s true! Mellencamp himself complimented Scarecrow on being one of the most authentic and | Read On..


Ramble Tamble - The Australian Creedence Show
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Ramble Tamble are a five piece Melbourne band whose tribute to Creedence should be on every CCR | Read On..


Melbourne Comedy Festival Performance Course
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Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
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Witness Impossible Occurrences, one of Melbourne's most exclusive attractions. Award winning | Read On..


Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
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Melbourne's best traditional GREEK nights with live music, entertainment, dancing and Mediterranean | Read On..



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Hunting For George | Home Decor
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Hunting for George has been making your home awesome since 2010. Featuring a signature collection of homeware and lifestyle products including | Read On..

Australian Open 2017 | Tennis
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AUSTRALIAN OPEN 2017 16th - 29th January Melbourne in January means only one thing – the Australian Open. With the world’s top tennis players | Read On..

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Arthurs Seat Eagle | Open
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The Arthurs Seat Eagle is the Mornington Peninsula’s newest attraction. Jump aboard a state of | Read On..

MPavilion
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MPavilion is an event hub, a meeting place, a temporary landmark, a spontaneous detour and a | Read On..


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