Melbourne Heritage

The City of Melbourne became the Capital City of Victoria in 1851 when New South Wales was broken into two colonies. Melbourne was named after the Prime Minister of The UK and the State Victoria was named after Queen Victoria. Melbourne was founded in the 1830’s and its original name was Batman, a grazier who designed the layout of the city and grew to become the richest State in the Country due to the Goldfields discovered.

Melbourne became the richest Capital of the Country and the first Capital of Australia very early in her story due to the riches from Gold and the early development. When Australia became a Country in 1901 the first parliament was held in Melbourne and Parliament sat in the Victorian parliament for some 34 years.

Melbourne Heritage

The City of Melbourne became the Capital City of Victoria in 1851 when New South Wales was broken into two colonies. Melbourne was named after the Prime Minister of The UK and the State Victoria was named after Queen Victoria. Melbourne was founded in the 1830’s and its original name was Batman, a grazier who designed the layout of the city and grew to become the richest State in the Country due to the Goldfields discovered.

Melbourne became the richest Capital of the Country and the first Capital of Australia very early in her story due to the riches from Gold and the early development. When Australia became a Country in 1901 the first parliament was held in Melbourne and Parliament sat in the Victorian parliament for some 34 years.

Melbourne hosted the central port for the country, becoming the financial, agricultural and trading capital centre.

Melbourne grew exponentially and was classified as a city by 1847. Due to the abundance of wool from the farms that were being established throughout Victoria, the city quickly became a centre for wool trading.

The first wool businesses for exportation to England were set up on Flinders Lane in Melbourne, held only a few blocks away in Bourke Street in the 1850s.

Melbourne hosted the central port for the country, becoming the financial, agricultural and trading capital centre.

Melbourne grew exponentially and was classified as a city by 1847. Due to the abundance of wool from the farms that were being established throughout Victoria, the city quickly became a centre for wool trading.

From the early settlement days to now Melbourne has been the Capital of Trade and Finance in Australia. Melbourne remains the largest Agriculture trade and export in the country till this day. The Victorian ingenuity has led much both in trade and culture and still does to this day.

Melbourne with its great water, port and rich soil became the primary food source for the country, and remains rich agricultural land fostering the best dairy.

Melbourne is a stable, safe and secure environment to do business, trusted since the 1850’s, continuing to be a mature partner continuously for the past 200 years.

The first wool businesses for exportation to England were set up on Flinders Lane in Melbourne, held only a few blocks away in Bourke Street in the 1850s.

From the early settlement days to now Melbourne has been the Capital of Trade and Finance in Australia. Melbourne remains the largest Agriculture trade and export in the country till this day. The Victorian ingenuity has led much both in trade and culture and still does to this day.

Melbourne with its great water, port and rich soil became the primary food source for the country, and remains rich agricultural land fostering the best dairy.

Melbourne is a stable, safe and secure environment to do business, trusted since the 1850’s, continuing to be a mature partner continuously for the past 200 years.