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MHS Library | Wominjeka Project (Year 9)

How has the land use in the South Yarra area changed from 1800 to today?

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Aboriginal land management prior to 1788

Aboriginal land management prior to 1788  

Read this article from Nalderunabout Aboriginal land management prior to 1788 and the impact it had on the landscape. It gives us insight into what the landscape might have looked like before the changes that have taken place over the past two centuries. 

 

Aboriginal land management prior to 1788. (n.d.). Connecting Country – Restoring landscapes across Mount Alexander Shire. https://connectingcountry.org.au/aboriginal-land-management-prior-to-1788/

 

Pollution

Pollution - The Aboriginal History of Yarra. (2013). Aboriginalhistoryofyarra.com.au. https://aboriginalhistoryofyarra.com.au/11-pollution/

Jubilee history of the City of South Melbourne

Jubilee history of the city of south melbourne. (2022). Issuu. https://issuu.com/copponline/docs/jubilee_history_of_the_city_of_sout?fr=sZjhkNjE2NzE4MTY

South Yarra Heritage Precinct

Draft Statement of Significance South Yarra Heritage Precinct (HO6). (2015). https://libguides.mhs.vic.edu.au/ld.php?content_id=50673738

South Yarra Heritage Review information session

 

South Yarra Heritage Review information session, published by The City of Melbourne 2 Sept 2020.

 

City of Melbourne. (2020). South Yarra Heritage Review information session 2 September | City of Melbourne [YouTube Video]. In YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IODldbhugMk&t=894s&ab_channel=CityofMelbourne

Dispossession

Dispossession - The Aboriginal History of Yarra. (2013). Aboriginalhistoryofyarra.com.au. https://aboriginalhistoryofyarra.com.au/3-dispossession/

Brief history of land use in South Yarra

A brief history of South Yarra, the land and it's use.

A selection of photographs of South Yarra dating from the 1920's.

 

South Yarra | Victorian Places. (2015). Retrieved December 9, 2022, from Victorianplaces.com.au website: https://www.victorianplaces.com.au/south-yarra

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City of Melbourne. (2014, June 23). Building information. Vic.gov.au. https://data.melbourne.vic.gov.au/Property/Building-information/pmhb-s6pn

Land use data | Port Phillip & Western Port Regional Catchment Strategy. (2015). Retrieved December 12, 2022, from Vic.gov.au website: https://portphillipwesternport.rcs.vic.gov.au/maps/data-tables/land-use-data/