Victoria St, Richmond, West Side Bridge , 1920s Melbourne Australia

Victoria St, Richmond, West Side Bridge , 1920s Melbourne Australia

Bundoora Park, Victoria. The main building acquired by the Repatriation Commission on land to be used as a convalescent farm. It was later used for the care and treatment of mental patients. (Donor Repatriation Commission, Melbourne). Photograph from the Australian War Memorial.

Bundoora Park, Victoria. The main building acquired by the Repatriation Commission on land to be used as a convalescent farm. It was later used for the care and treatment of mental patients. (Donor Repatriation Commission, Melbourne). Photograph from the Australian War Memorial.

ca.1930-1945Footscray Motors, Hugh Williams Pty Ltd, 71 Hopkins Street, Footscray.

ca.1930-1945Footscray Motors, Hugh Williams Pty Ltd, 71 Hopkins Street, Footscray.

Post office at Walhalla,Victoria in 1937.Photo from National Library of NSW.A♥W

Post office at Walhalla,Victoria in 1937.Photo from National Library of NSW.A♥W

Kolor Homestead, Penshurst (279km W of Melbourne), sits beneath the twin volcanic cones of Mt Rouse and is one of the most picturesque homesteads in the Western District. A large bluestone villa with bluestone outbuildings, it is set in a well-established garden with extended parkland. In 1838, John Cox took up the Mount Rouse run which was to become Kolor. The government soon evicted him to set up the Mount Rouse Aboriginal Protectorate comprising 100 sq miles centred on the mountain. But…

Kolor Homestead, Penshurst (279km W of Melbourne), sits beneath the twin volcanic cones of Mt Rouse and is one of the most picturesque homesteads in the Western District. A large bluestone villa with bluestone outbuildings, it is set in a well-established garden with extended parkland. In 1838, John Cox took up the Mount Rouse run which was to become Kolor. The government soon evicted him to set up the Mount Rouse Aboriginal Protectorate comprising 100 sq miles centred on the mountain. But…

The gold escort leaving Walhalla, about 1912 Street scene includes Mechanics Institute Library, W Swingler Hairdresser, Tobacconist and Fancy Goods and the Bank of Victoria. Two mounted police are escorting a shipment of gold. Museum Victoria, Australia

The gold escort leaving Walhalla, about 1912 Street scene includes Mechanics Institute Library, W Swingler Hairdresser, Tobacconist and Fancy Goods and the Bank of Victoria. Two mounted police are escorting a shipment of gold. Museum Victoria, Australia

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