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Melbourne City past and present: Map

Source: Left image - City of Melbourne. Troedel & Co. printer, 1907. [Online image]. Retrieved from the State Library of Victoria. Middle image - Pictorial map of the city and surroundings of Melbourne. O. J. Dale, 1934. [Online image]. Retrieved from the State Library of Victoria. Right image - Melbourne CBD map. [Online image]. Retrieved from OnTheWorldMap.                             

Level 1 resource"An enduring image of Melbourne’s founding is that of John Batman being rowed up the Yarra, and the declaration found in his journal: ‘this will be the place for a Village’." (Rogers, 2018, pp.18)

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Melbourne City | Then and Now | How to use this interactive map

This timeline supports three levels of understanding and learning:


Level 1The timeline documents the major events and people. Each entry includes a short overview and summary.
Level 2Each entry has links to background information sourced from eBooks, encyclopedia, videos and articles in the Kerferd Library. Use your School mConnect password to access this information when off campus.
Level 3Some of the entries also include more detailed information so you can explore more about the the event or person. Again, use your School mConnect password to access this information when off campus


Melbourne City | Then and Now | Maps data sources

Level 2 resourceThese Melbourne City maps refer back to the following sources. When off campus, use your School mConnect user name and password to access these eBooks.

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