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Hard times and economic woes made the lure of alcohol all too tempting for Melbourne's common folk.
The witty observations of an Irish journalist tell the real story of life in Port Phillip.
An Irish migrant became one of the most influential men in Victorian public life.
They may have begun as harmless decoration, but many introduced plants are now considered weeds.
The innocent actions of some homesick colonists have meant extinction for many Australian native animals.
In the 1840s, a new take on penal transportation gave small-time criminals the chance to change.
Melbourne's population in the 1800s reflected the city's growth as a bustling metropolis.
For 15 years Charles Joseph La Trobe governed over one of the most turbulent periods in Victorian history.
Port Phillip endured several dysfunctional prisons before Melbourne Gaol was established.