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View Event: Wurundjeri Clans
Wurundjeri Clans
Melbourne
David Krause, Great Grandson of King Billibellary maintains history should be rewritten as the Wurundjeri "clans"not the Wurundjeri "tribe". The fabricated NTS (Native Title Services) Wurundjeri cl ..
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View Event: Labour Day | History
Labour Day | History
Melbourne
Melbourne celebrates Labour Day with a public holiday on the second Monday of March every year. Labour Day has its origins in the eight hour day movement which advocated eight hours for work eight ..
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View Event: Charles Grimes - 1802 Port Phillip Bay Survey
Charles Grimes - 1802 Port Phillip Bay Survey
Melbourne
In 1802 the third governor of New South Wales, Governor King, sent the Surveyor General of New South Wales, Charles Grimes to explore King Island, Western Port, and Port Phillip, then the southern par ..
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View Event: Melbourne | Wikipedia | Page 2
Melbourne | Wikipedia | Page 2
Melbourne
Continued from Melbourne | Wikipedia Housing Melbourne has minimal public housing and high demand for rental housing, which is becoming unaffordable for some.222 Public housing is usually provid ..
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View Event: Historypin
Historypin
Melbourne
A global community collaborating around history Historypin is a way for millions of people to come together, from across different generations, cultures and places, to share small glimpses of the p ..
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View Event: Judge Walpole Willis' Port Phillip Casebooks
Judge Walpole Willis' Port Phillip Casebooks
Melbourne
Judge Walpole Willis' Port Phillip Casebooks on the Web Five criminal casebooks, one civil casebook and other papers of Judge Willis - the first judge in Port Phillip - have survived and will be ma ..
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View Event: World War I First Shot in Melbourne
World War I First Shot in Melbourne
Fort Nepean
A surprising aspect of the history of Melbourne comes the news that the first shot fired by the British Empire in World War I was not on the battlefields of Europe, it came from a windswept fort south ..
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View Event: Great Bookie Robbery
Great Bookie Robbery
Queen Street, Melbourne
There would not be many locals over the age of 21 who have not heard of the Great Bookie Robbery which took place in Melbourne's CBD in April 1976. Amazingly, no-one has ever been convicted, and no ..
Great Bookie RobberyGreat Bookie Robbery
Queen Street,


View Event: HMAS Melbourne
HMAS Melbourne
Melbourne
Three Royal Australian Navy ships have been named HMAS Melbourne: -:- HMAS Melbourne - Chatham class light cruiser | 1912 - 1929. -:- HMAS Melbourne (R21) Majestic class aircraft carrier | 1947 - ..
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View Event: CSS Shenandoah | 1864 - Melbourne
CSS Shenandoah | 1864 - Melbourne
Williamstown
CSS Shenandoah | 1864 - Melbourne's Civil War Connection Like most of the world's great cities, Melbourne is full of history, but I wonder how many Melburnians know that a slightly bizarre, and ver ..
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View Event: First Men Hanged Memorial
First Men Hanged Memorial
Melbourne
Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner first men hanged in Melbourne Call for memorial for first men hanged in Melbourne Buried beneath the tarmac and tourist trinkets of the Queen Victoria Mark ..
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View Event: Captain Matthew Flinders
Captain Matthew Flinders
Arthur's Seat
Matthew Flinders helped shape what was to become the city of Melbourne is many, unusual ways. Although he never once used his own name for any feature in all his discoveries, Flinders' name is now as ..
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View Event: Prime Minister | Victorian
Prime Minister | Victorian
Melbourne
There have been 11 Victorian Prime Ministers including the longest serving (Robert Menzies*) and the first female (Julia Gillard). Ten of Australia's prime ministers were born in Victoria. Melbo ..
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View Event: Burke and Wills Expedition
Burke and Wills Expedition
Melbourne
The Burke and Wills Expedition was originally called the Victorian Exploring Expedition and its aim was to cross the continent of Australia from Melbourne on the south coast to the north coast. The ..
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View Event: La Trobe's Arrival | 170th Anniversary
La Trobe's Arrival | 170th Anniversary
Dallas Brooks Drive Melbourne
On 3 October 2009, Friends of La Trobe's Cottage re-enacted La Trobe's arrival at Port Phillip. Charles Joseph La Trobe took over from Captain Lonsdale and assumed the position of Superintendent un ..
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Dallas Brooks Drive


View Event: Melbourne Historical | iTunes!
Melbourne Historical | iTunes!
Melbourne
The iPhone app that tells the story of a great Victorian-era city: MELBOURNE HISTORICAL What Melbourne alleyway is named after a group of hard rockers? Where can you find a corroboree tree that's ..
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View Event: Origin of Melbourne
Origin of Melbourne
Melbourne
Where did the name Melbourne come from? John Delaney from Derbyshire, England explains the link between Victoria's great city and a small town in the English Midlands. In 1837 a small settlemen ..
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View Event: Batmania
Batmania
Melbourne
Batmania is a fun way to explore the people and events surrounding the foundation of Melbourne. Do the historical documents portray the true story? What were the motives of the main players? What ..
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View Event: Carols by Candlelight | History
Carols by Candlelight | History
Melbourne
Carols by Candlelight is an Australian Christmas tradition that originated in Melbourne and now spread around the world. The first Carols by Candlelight were held in Alexandra Gardens, Melbourne i ..
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View Event: Melbourne Archive in UN World Register
Melbourne Archive in UN World Register
Melbourne
A Melbourne archive that features the work of one of the first artists in the world to work with laser, sound and image production, Joseph Stanislaus Ostoja-Kotkowski, has been included in the UNESCO ..
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View Event: Smellbourne
Smellbourne
2 Booker Street, Spotswood
Melbourne has had many names but one it didn't like was SMELLmellbourne. In the 1800's the majority of sewage and waste from houses was emptied into open drains that flowed into street channels. T ..
SmellbourneSmellbourne
2 Booker Street,


View Event: Melbourne | Now and Then
Melbourne | Now and Then
Melbourne
A pictorial perspective look at Melbourne, Now and Then. Featuring Melbourne landmarks in 2007 compared to how they looked in c1870 including: :: Flinders Street Station :: Yarra River (west) ..
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View Event: spaghetti mafia
spaghetti mafia
23 - 29 Bourke Street Melbourne
A history of Italian restaurants in Melbourne commencing with Cafe d'Italia (later The Latin), The Society, Florentino's, Molinas and Marios, and how they became known as the spaghetti mafia. The I ..
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23 - 29 Bourke Street


View Event: Why Melbourne? Royal Historical Society of Victoria
Why Melbourne? Royal Historical Society of Victoria
www.historyvictoria.org.au Melbourne
For an excellent virtual historical tour of the history of Melbourne you cannot go past the Royal Historical Society of Victoria - Why Melbourne? Why Melbourne?: From Dreamtime to the capital of Vi ..
Why Melbourne? Royal Historical Society of VictoriaWhy Melbourne? Royal Historical Society of Victoria
www.historyvictoria.org.au


View Event: Historical Societies of Victoria
Historical Societies of Victoria
Melbourne
Melbourne and Victorian Historical Societies include: HISTORICAL SOCIETIES Box Hill Historical Society Suite 7, Town Hall Hub, 27 Banks Street, Box Hill (Rear of Box Hill Town Hall) Postal ..
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View Event: Victorian Historical and Genealogical Directory
Victorian Historical and Genealogical Directory
Melbourne
Victorian Historical and Genealogical Directory -:- The Genealogical Society of Victoria -:- Australian Institute of Genealogical Studies -:- Royal Historical Society of Victoria -:- Chinese Au ..
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View Event: Victorian and Victorianism
Victorian and Victorianism
www.victorianweb.org Melbourne
For much of this century the term Victorian, which literally describes things and events in the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901), conveyed connotations of "prudish,""repressed,"and "old fashioned." ..
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www.victorianweb.org


View Event: 50 Magic Years in Melbourne
50 Magic Years in Melbourne
Melbourne
Taking place in November 2006, a number of exhibitions and events combined to celebrate 50 magic years in Melbourne since the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games. The weekend (18th & 19th) featur ..
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View Event: Jerilderie Letter
Jerilderie Letter
Jerilderie
The Jerilderie Letter event commemorates the 1879 raid on Jerilderie by Ned Kelly, Dan Kelly, Steven Hart and Joe Byrne. The raid took place between Saturday February 8th, 1879 and Monday Februar ..
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View Event: South Melbourne Market Beats
South Melbourne Market Beats
322 Coventry Street South Melbourne
Get a feel for South Melbourne Market with these cool videos by claudebaxter. Market Beats Graffiti by Graffix Fashion Parade Exotic Fruits South Melbourne Market ..
South Melbourne Market BeatsSouth Melbourne Market Beats
322 Coventry Street




 



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