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Mark Strizic Swan Street Richmond 1963 (at Church Street. Melbourne, Australia)

Swan Street, Richmond at Church Street 1 gelatin silver print, x cm. Monash Gallery of Art, City of Monash Collection donated by the Bowness Family through the Australian Government's Cultural Gifts Program

April 1977: Elizabeth Thompson with her two children, Paul and Jane, who lived in the Thompson St, Kensington, described by the Tenants' Union as one of the worst houses they’d ever seen.

April Elizabeth Thompson with her two children, Paul and Jane, who lived in the Thompson St, Kensington, described by the Tenants' Union as one of the worst houses they’d ever seen.

West Melbourne. The front view of a “Dudley Mansion

As far back as the slums existed in inner city Melbourne. In the Frederick Barnett began taking photos of the slums, using them in a push for social reform.

Australia Immigration History | Immigration Museum Melbourne, Australia-Immigrant arriving

The term White Australia Policy comprises various historical policies that intentionally restricted non-white immigration to Australia. It arose with Federation in and the policies were progressively dismantled between 1949 and

October 1955: Terrace of rooms behind a house at 50 Argyle St. Fitzroy. Tenants paid $1.76 for draughty single rooms. Picture: Herald Sun Image Library/ R McInnes/ ARGUS

IT’S been over thirty years since many of Melbourne’s inner-city slums were torn down.