Melbourne's founding as an extension of the New South Wales colony paved the way for the discovery of gold and the creation of the new Australian colony of Victoria. Fueled by these developments, the modest township grew into a significant urban cultural center by the end of the nineteenth century.
|Title of host publication||Great Events from History|
|Subtitle of host publication||The Nineteenth Century|
|Place of Publication||California|
|Number of pages||3|
|Volume||1 of 4|
|Publication status||Published - 2006|