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Warrandyte
Warrandyte is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia, 24 km north-east of Melbourne's Melbourne City Centre, Central Business District. Its Local government areas of Victoria, local government area is the City of Manningham. At the , Warrandyte had a population of 5,520. At the 2016 census, Warrandyte had a population of 5,502 and a median age of 43 years old. Warrandyte is bounded in the west by the Mullum Mullum Creek and Target Road, in the north by the Yarra River, in the east by Jumping Creek and Anzac Road, and in the south by an irregular line from Reynolds Road, north of Donvale, Victoria, Donvale, Park Orchards, Victoria, Park Orchards and Warrandyte South, Victoria, Warrandyte South. Warrandyte was founded as a Victorian town, located in the once gold-rich rolling hills east of Melbourne, and is now on the north-eastern boundary of suburban Melbourne. Gold was first discovered in the town in 1851 and together, with towns like Bendigo, ...
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Warrandyte Panorama
Warrandyte is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia, 24 km north-east of Melbourne's Melbourne City Centre, Central Business District. Its Local government areas of Victoria, local government area is the City of Manningham. At the , Warrandyte had a population of 5,520. At the 2016 census, Warrandyte had a population of 5,502 and a median age of 43 years old. Warrandyte is bounded in the west by the Mullum Mullum Creek and Target Road, in the north by the Yarra River, in the east by Jumping Creek and Anzac Road, and in the south by an irregular line from Reynolds Road, north of Donvale, Victoria, Donvale, Park Orchards, Victoria, Park Orchards and Warrandyte South, Victoria, Warrandyte South. Warrandyte was founded as a Victorian town, located in the once gold-rich rolling hills east of Melbourne, and is now on the north-eastern boundary of suburban Melbourne. Gold was first discovered in the town in 1851 and together, with towns like Bendigo, ...
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Electoral District Of Warrandyte
The electoral district of Warrandyte is an Australian electoral district of the Victorian Legislative Assembly. It is an outer metropolitan electorate and contains Warrandyte, Victoria, Warrandyte, Warranwood, Victoria, Warranwood as well as parts of Croydon, Victoria, Croydon and Ringwood, Victoria, Ringwood. Warrandyte was originally a marginal seat, being held by the Liberal Party of Australia (Victorian Division), Liberal Party from the creation of the electorate at the 1976 Victorian state election, 1976 election until it lost government at the 1982 Victorian state election, 1982 election. The seat was then Australian Labor Party (Victorian Branch), Labor-held until the 1988 Victorian state election, 1988 election, when Phil Honeywood became the only Liberal to win a seat from Labor. Honeywood made the seat very secure for the Liberals, to the extent that he comfortably held the seat at the 2002 Victorian state election, 2002 election, despite over half of his Legislative ...
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Park Orchards, Victoria
Park Orchards is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia, 23 km north-east of Melbourne's Melbourne City Centre, Central Business District in the Local government areas of Victoria, local government area of the City of Manningham primarily, with a small portion (the southern side of Williams road) also located in the City of Maroondah. At the Census in Australia, 2016 Census, Park Orchards, Green Wedgearea, had a population of 3,822 and is listed in the Australian Heritage Database. History Prior to European colonisation, the Wurundjeri people cared for the land. In 1902, prominent Victorian orchardist, Tom Petty], purchased of land north of the Mitcham, Victoria, Mitcham district and, in an ambitious project, converted it to 80 orchard blocks. In 1925, South Melbourne, Victoria, South Melbourne timber merchants, Australias Sharp and John Taylor, purchased Petty's land and launched the Park Orchards Country Club Estate. They had the subdivisions d ...
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Warrandyte State Park
Warrandyte State Park is a state park, located in Warrandyte, east of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Victoria on the banks of the Yarra River and surroundings. The park comprises 586 hectares of remnant bushland in various locations throughout Warrandyte and Wonga Park around Pound Bend, Fourth Hill, Black Flat, Yarra Brae and various other locations in the area. It hosts many significant geographical, environmental, archaeological and historical sites, such as the site of the first gold discovery in Victoria (Australia), Victoria in 1851 and preserves the sites of former gold mines and tunnels. It is a popular destination for school and community groups and is frequented by local bush walkers and hikers. Land now occupied by the park was initially occupied by Indigenous Australians of the Wurundjeri nation. After European settlement, gold was discovered in Warrandyte, and the area was mined for a number of years. Frequent clearing had at one stage removed all the vegetation i ...
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Gold
Gold is a chemical element In chemistry, an element is a pure Chemical substance, substance consisting only of atoms that all have the same numbers of protons in their atomic nucleus, nuclei. Unlike chemical compounds, chemical elements cannot be broken down into simp ... with the symbol A symbol is a mark, sign, or that indicates, signifies, or is understood as representing an , , or . Symbols allow people to go beyond what is n or seen by creating linkages between otherwise very different s and s. All (and ) is achieved th ... Au (from la, aurum) and atomic number 300px, The Rutherford–Bohr model of the hydrogen atom () or a hydrogen-like ion (). In this model it is an essential feature that the photon energy (or frequency) of the electromagnetic radiation emitted (shown) when an electron jumps from one ... 79, making it one of the higher atomic number elements that occur naturally. In a pure form, it is a bright Bright may refer to: Common meanings *B ...
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Bendigo, Victoria
Bendigo is a city in Victoria Victoria most commonly refers to: * Victoria (Australia), a state of the Commonwealth of Australia * Victoria, British Columbia, provincial capital of British Columbia, Canada * Victoria (mythology), Roman goddess of Victory * Victoria, Seychelles ..., Australia Australia, officially the Commonwealth of Australia, is a Sovereign state, sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australia (continent), Australian continent, the island of Tasmania, and numerous List of islands of Australia, sma ..., located in the Bendigo Valley near the geographical centre of the state and approximately north-west of Melbourne Melbourne ( ) is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller ..., the state capital. As of 2019, Bendigo had an urban population of 100,991 ...
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Ballarat, Victoria
Ballarat () is a city in the Central Highlands (Victoria), Central Highlands of Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia. In 2018, Ballarat had a population of 105,471, making it the third-largest city in both Victoria and inland Australia. Estimated resident population, 30 June 2018. Within months of Victoria History of Victoria#Separation from New South Wales, separating from the colony of New South Wales in 1851, gold was discovered near Ballarat, sparking the Victorian gold rush. Ballarat subsequently became a thriving boomtown that for a time rivalled Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, in terms of wealth and cultural influence. In 1854, following a period of civil disobedience in Ballarat over gold licenses, local miners launched an armed uprising against government forces. Known as the Eureka Rebellion, it led to the introduction of male suffrage in Australia, and as such is interpreted as the origin of democracy in Australia, Australian democracy. The rebellion's symb ...
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Victorian Gold Rush
The Victorian gold rush cut the travel time from New York to San Francisco in seven months to four months in the 1849 California Gold Rush, Gold Rush. A gold rush or gold fever is a discovery of gold—sometimes accompanied by other precious metals and rare-earth miner ... was a period in the history of Victoria This article describes the history of the Australian colony and state of Victoria (Australia), Victoria. Until 1851 the area was part of New South Wales, then from 1851 until 1901 it was the Colony of Victoria, with its own government within th ..., Australia approximately between 1851 and the late 1860s. It led to a period of extreme prosperity for the Australian colony, and an influx of population growth and financial capital for Melbourne Melbourne ( ) is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''maj ...
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North Warrandyte, Victoria
North Warrandyte is a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia, 25 km north-east of Melbourne's Melbourne City Centre, Central Business District. Its Local government areas of Victoria, local government area is the Shire of Nillumbik. At the Census in Australia#2016, 2016 Census, North Warrandyte had a population of 2,956. Located in the bushy hills north of the Yarra River and to the north of Warrandyte, Victoria, Warrandyte, North Warrandyte is separated from its neighbour of the same name by Municipal Boundaries, Country Fire Authority, CFA Brigade (Country Fire Authority) Boundaries and Suburb Boundaries, yet the two exist as interlocked communities as though those boundaries didn't exist. Winding roads amongst the tree tops and unmade local streets are abundant in the small suburb. Geography North Warrandyte is set on the northern banks of the Yarra River, amongst hilly terrain, densely populated with a wide variety of Eucalyptus Trees. A list ...
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Yarra River
The Yarra River or historically, the Yarra Yarra River, (Kulin languages: ''Berrern'', ''Birr-arrung'', ''Bay-ray-rung'', ''Birarang'', ''Birrarung'', and ''Wongete'') is a perennial stream, perennial river in south-central Victoria (Australia), Victoria, Australia. The lower stretches of the Yarra are where Victoria's state capital Melbourne, Victoria, Melbourne was established in 1835, and today metropolitan Greater Melbourne dominates and influences the landscape of its lower reaches. From its source in the Yarra Ranges, it flows west through the Yarra Valley which opens out into plains as it winds its way through Greater Melbourne before emptying into Hobsons Bay in northernmost Port Phillip Bay. The river has been a major food source and meeting place for Indigenous Australians for thousands of years. Shortly after the foundation of Melbourne, arrival of European settlers, land clearing forced the remaining Wurundjeri people into neighbouring territories and away from th ...
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Australian Aboriginal Mythology
Australian Aboriginal religion and mythology is the sacred spirituality represented in the stories performed by Aboriginal Australians Aboriginal Australians are the various Indigenous peoples Indigenous peoples, also referred to as first peoples, first nations, aboriginal peoples, native peoples (with these terms often capitalized when referred to relating to specific ... within each of the language group A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, including speech (spoken language A spoken language is a language A language is a structured system of communication used by humans, including speech (spoken language), g ...s across Australia in their ceremonies A ceremony (, ) is a unified ritual A ritual is a sequence of activities involving gestures, words, actions, or objects, performed according to a set sequence. Rituals may be prescribed by the traditions of a community, including a religious .... Aboriginal spiritualit ...
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Wurundjeri
The Wurundjeri are an Aboriginal Australian Aboriginal Australians are the various Indigenous peoples Indigenous peoples, also referred to as first peoples, first nations, aboriginal peoples, native peoples (with these terms often capitalized when referred to relating to specific ... nation of the Woiwurrung language group, in the Kulin nation The Kulin nation is an alliance of five Indigenous Australian Indigenous Australians are people with familial heritage to groups that lived in Australia before History of Australia (1788–1850), British colonisation. They include the Aborig .... They occupied the Birrarung (Yarra River) Valley before British settlement of the area, around the present location of Melbourne Melbourne ( ) is the capital Capital most commonly refers to: * Capital letter Letter case (or just case) is the distinction between the letters that are in larger uppercase or capitals (or more formally ''majuscule'') and smaller ...
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