Melbourne Day Display research & copy

Melbourne Day

Research and copy for Melbourne Day display in the Eureka Tower for the Melbourne Chinese Museum
By Wendy Morriss

Melbourne Day is celebrated in memory of those led by Captain John Lancey who arrived on John Fawkner’s schooner ‘Enterprize’, and settled on the north bank of the Yarra River on August 30, 1835, at a place now known as EnterprizePark near Queen’s Bridge.

In May 1835, John Batman … Read more