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
The Melbourne Wholesale Markets, long located in West Melbourne before its move to Epping in 2010, had its early beginnings in another location when the Western Market was opened in December of 1841, ..
1853 - 2007 | Flow of History - Yan Yean Reservoir
⊜ 50 Dunnetts Rd Yan Yean
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 might ..
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 ma ..
A Ghost Station is a disused railway station. There are 66 Disused Railway Stations in Melbourne and Victoria. A number of railway lines and stations which formed part of the greater Melbourne ..
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 wa ..
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