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Australians met Americans for the first time and discovered they did not always match the Hollywood image.
Most observers were surprised that such a large population - most of them armed - were so well-behaved.
Historians are beginning to piece together the role of Indigenous Australians in the Victorian gold rush.
Hard times and economic woes made the lure of alcohol all too tempting for Melbourne's common folk.
In 1854, Victorian gold miners united to protect their rights. The resulting battle was the Eureka Stockade: Australia's most famous rebellion.
In 1986, bombing at the Russell Street Police Headquarters forced Melbourne to face possible terrorism.
A sleepy Sunday evening turned sinister, as Melbourne faced the horror of a gunman on the loose.
Unions have played a major part in Victoria's political history, from the 19th century to today.