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Joseph Docker was a respected pioneer in the country and a shrewd businessman in his city dealings.
Victoria was the only permanent British colony to be settled without the permission of the British authorities.
Victoria’s first European settlers built a small empire in Portland.
Anne Drysdale and Caroline Newcomb were remarkable women for their time as they were both landholders and pastoralists.
Balancing the ownership, value and use of land in an emerging colony was a struggle in Victoria.
The rise and rise of the squatter provided the basis for much of Victoria's wealth prior to the gold rushes.
In 1998, a 19th century British squatter's observations led to the failure of the Yorta Yorta's attempt to reclaim their land.