Today in Australian History - 1 June - Pemulwuy, Killed and behead over land…

Today in Australian History - 1 June - Pemulwuy, Killed and behead over land rights. Pemulwuy was the leader and a warrior of the Bidjigal people, who started to show his resistance at the arrival of the first fleet settlement in Australia in 1788 Read

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond

This kind of housing once dominated inner-city suburbs like Fitzroy, Collingwood and Richmond, Australia

Old Melbourne Gaol. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 the gaol was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia's most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly.

I've visited it with a class of Sec. Old Melbourne Gaol. Between 1842 and its closure in 1929 the gaol was the scene of 133 hangings including Australia's most infamous citizen, the bushranger Ned Kelly.

Feeding the Chooks, 'Willis Vale' Homestead, Greensborough, Victoria durng the Depression

Digital Photograph - Feeding the Chooks, 'Willis Vale' Homestead, Greensborough, Victoria, circa

Vintage Melbourne in Black & White - SkyscraperCity

HISTORY: Edwardian postcard showing the corner of Swanston and Collins Streets, featuring the Melbourne Town Hall

The wonderful Australian Building, cnr Elizabeth St and Flinders Lane, possibly the tallest in the world for a short time in 1889

The wonderful Australian Building, cnr Elizabeth St and Flinders Lane, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia - possibly the tallest in the world for a short time in 1889

Collins Street in glorious black & white, from east end to west end. The early years.

The former Victoria Coffee Palace features prominently in the photo below of Collins Street ~

Neo-Gothic circa 1878. Corner of Collins and Queen Street Melbourne

my favorite building in Melbourne - ANZ ‘Gothic Bank’, 287 Collins Street - this building has a richly ornate interior, finely worked masonry and meticulous detail - considered the finest secular Gothic Revival building in Australia

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