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La Trobe struggled with overcrowding but managed to lay the foundations of a modern city.
Antoine Fauchery returned from Ballarat with £60; he spent £30 on a billiard table and opened his café.
Nicholas Pateshall's record of his experiences in Port Phillip provides a rare insight into convict life.
In Victoria's early days of penal reform, the vilest criminals faced the most fearsome punishment – the prison hulk.
Years of Arctic navigation made the Aurora worthy of being the vessel for Australia's first Antarctic expedition.
Lesser known than his fellow explorers, John King Davis was one of the quiet achievers of Australian Antarctic exploration.
A man with a genuine commitment to his science, Sir Douglas Mawson's name is synonymous with Antarctic exploration.