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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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Meta Illusion with E G Lee
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Joshua Jay - star of 'Fool Us' - Live Magic
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Klika | Australian Online Department Store
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This Is Magic!
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A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire
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‘Can’t sing, can’t act, slightly balding, can dance a little.’ After playing to full houses and | Read On..

The Eagles Story - Live
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Melbourne's Exclusive Magic Show
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Greek Tavern Night | Saturday Nights
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Aladdin – The Musical
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Disney’s ALADDIN is the must-see show of the year and “Broadway’s biggest new hit! (Entertainment Weekly) From the producer of The Lion King, the | Read On..

Circus Oz - Model Citizens
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20 JUNE - 16 JULY Under the BIG TOP Circus Oz returns to Melbourne for our annual Winter spectacle, presenting MODEL CITZENS under the heated | Read On..

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Bug Lab: Little Bugs, Super Powers
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Behold the marvels of the invertebrate world as giant bugs take over Melbourne Museum! Inspired | Read On..

Van Gogh and the Seasons
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