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Buildings often show characteristics of change of purpose, architectural style, design and decorative features.
Numerous pubs were constructed in the 19th century in South Melbourne including in the area now known as Southbank.Read More
One of Melbourne’s long-standing cultural, agricultural and industry highlights is the Royal Melbourne Show, held each September at the showgrounds in Flemington. The highly successful event reflects the importance of the agricultural sector in Victoria.Read More
Ropemaking can be traced back to early days of seafaring, and became more necessary with the rigging and lashings of sailing ships, which required large quantities of strong, large diameter ropes for shipping together with ropes for haulage, rope drives, lifting cranes, etc.Read More