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Imports, Wheat, Wool.

Protection : Customs Tariff, simplicity of, during gold fever, 1852-54, i., 877 ;
protection to native industi^, and its advocates, 1864-65, ii., 115; its
results in Victoria, 1895, 116 ; causing 45 per cent, of the population to
gravitate to Melbourne and suburbs, 117 ; protection most needed by the
operatives: Factory Acts, Wages Boards and Courts of Arbitration, 117;



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imderproteotion the Goyemment regarded as the mainstay of all industry,
118 ; Tarii! taoked to Appropriation Bill, 128 ; sent up separately, 129 ;
but with aggressive preamble, and rejeoted by Legislative Council caus-
ing deadlock, ISO ; Protectionist Party overthrows MoGulloch Ministry,
166 ; its failure, 172 ; Service seeks to reduce Tariff, 174-176 ; his speech
on the Protectionists' policy, 288 ; Border duties and Customs Officers,
Tariff wars and Ripanan rights, 827 ; Protection deposed colony from
pride of position in Australia, 860 ; fallen behind the mother-colony in
1896, 861 ; its main results to the masses, 862. See Berry, Free Trade,
Government (Responsible), MoCulloch, Manufactures.

Public Service, The, ii., 242 ; GommissionerB, 248 ; a growing incubus, 269 ; cost
in 1889, 260; percentage reduction of wages and salaries, 819. See
Patronage, Railways.

Public Works, revenue devoted to, i., 841, 882, 384 ; works accomplished, 1866,
ii., 70; unemployed engaged on, 100, 101; Goyemment Offices, Parlia-
ment Houses, Law Courts, Governor's Residence, Schools, Royal Mint,
Graving Dock, etc., 176, 260. See Melbourne Harbour Trust, ftailways.
Telegraphs, Waterworks.

Rabbits, eradication, ii., 868 ; now a source of profit, 864.

Raffaelo, Carboni, Ballaarat rebel, ii., 81, 88 ; prisoner, 44 ; acquitted, 60.

Railways : Melbourne and Hobson's Bay, Geelong and Melbourne, Melbourne
and Mt. Alexander, i., ^ ; Report of Committee and progress of, from
1866, ii., ^ ^ aeq. ; cost in 1868, 96 ; servants and trades unions, 96 ;

rning oflines to Ballaarat and Sandhurst (Bendigo), 1862, 96 ; ezten-
is— North-Eastern, Bendigo and Echuca, Ballaarat to Olunes, Mary-
borough and Dunolly, Ballaarat to Ararat, Geelong to Colac, Melbourne to
Sale, 1876, ]^ ; proposed new lines, 286 ; management, 1862, 24J; under
Commissioners, 246 ; accident at Windsor, 246 ; through lind'Co Sydney,
1888, 249; increasing expenditure, 2 48. 260 : Railway Bill (Gillies) and
Standing Committee to consider new lines ^timated to cost jB41,000,000,
276 ; Commissioners suspended, 816 ; and compensated, 817 ; control and
management, 849^60 ; loans, 98, 94, 96, 188, 288, 248, 276, 296, 849 ; loss
in working, 96, 11 6, 177, 8 80.

Ramsay, Robert, Minister or Jfijducation, ii , 186.

Read, G. Rudston, Assistant Goldfields Commissioner, ii., 11.

Rede, Robert, Gk>ldfields Commissioner, ii., 26, 84, 86, 38.

Referendum proposed, ii., 824.

Reform League (Ballaarat) and its chief articles, ii., 29 ; efforts to avoid
bloodshed, 88 ; mass meetings, Melbourne, 47 ; its Radical programme,
48 ; all demands in time conceded, 61 ; new Reform Association, 68 ; its
demands, 64 ; continued agitation in the Metropolis, 80 ; People's Con-
vention, 79, 82 ; Loyal Liberal Convention, 144 ; Reform and Frotection
League, 191, 209.

Reid, G. H., Premier, N.S.W., summons other Premiers to Hobart, Feb.,
1896, ii., 886; Federal Enabling Bill passed, 887.

Religion, services and places of worship in Melbourne, 1888-89, i., 170 ; hold
of the pulpit, 826 ; Nonconformist opposition to State aid, 861 ; £60,000
conserved in New Constitution Act, 1866, 868, ii., 70; State aid ex-
tinguished, 1874, 166. See Churches, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic,
Wesleyan.

Reserves, parks and gardens, i., 266.

Revenue. See Finance.

Roadknight, Thomas and Wm., early settlers, i., 160, 161, 176, 894, 896.

Robbins, Lieut., examines Port Phillip, disoovers the Yarra, 1808, i., 26;
reports it eligible for settlement, 48.

Robertson Brothers, members of the P.P. Association, i., 102 ; their allotment,
184 ; visit their domain, 140 ; walk around Geelong Harbour, 148.

Robinson, G. A., and the remnant of Tasmanian aborigines, 1., 228.

Robinson, J. P., represents Melbourne in Legislative Council, N.S.W., 1844,
i., 282 ; speaks in favour of separation of P.P., 288.



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Bobinson, Sir Wm., Acting Ooyemor, ii., 270.

Bobson, Robert, joamal of Batman's expedition, L, 104, 110.

Bolfe, Georse, Minister of Oustoms, ii., 152 ; defeats Mr. Byrne, 162.

Roman Catholic imxnigrantB, i., 249; interests of, 261; and tiie Orangemen,
825 ; education, ii., 166, 170 ; Dr. Quinn reconciles DnfEy and O'Shanassy,
87. See Geoghegan, O'Shanassy, Smyth.

Royal Society of Yiotoria, ii., 97 ; and Burke Expedition, ii., 105 $t seq,

Ruoker, W. F. A., agent Derwent Bank, i., 170; buys Melbourne lot, 994.

Busden referred to, 1, 110, 112, 148, 257, 284.

Russell, Lord John (Earl), on Henty claims, i., 86 ; Melbourne Street named
after, 166 ; on land policy, 205, 206, 254 ; on transportation, 270 ; Mel-
bourne meeting denounces his Government, 275; on division of the
territory, 284 ; and boundaries, 285 ; on Australian Colonies Bill, 1849,
298 ; introduces new Bill, 1850, 298 ; Dr. Lang on his land policy, 812,
818; on a Federal House of Delegates, 1849, ii., 829; on a General
Assembly, 1858, 829. See Grey, Earl.

Russell, Robert, surveyor at Port Phillip, i., 156 ; plots township, 157 ; Mel-
bourne in 1889, 242 ; on flnanoial troubles, 1842-48, 254.

Rutledge, W., squatter, M.L.O., his ** Special " Survey (KiUnore), i., 268 ;
canries resolution on Crown leases, 854.

Saboood, Sir Frederick, M.L.C., Minister of Defence, ii., 241, 289.

Separation of P.P. District fiom N.S.W., agitation begun, i., 247, 288 ; La-
trobe denounced as adverse to, 258 ; movement stimulated by a sense of
injustice, 278; championed by Dr. IJang, 288; first petition to House of
Commons, 1840, 288; petition to the Queen, 1841, 285; movement
favoured by Lord John Russell, opposed by Lord Stanley [Earl of Derby],
285; league formed and petitions presented from all public bodies and
inhabitants generally, 286 ; Lang's motion in Legislative Council, 286,
287 ; debate thereon, speeches of Lowe and others, motion rejected, 288 ;
Lang urges new petition to the Queen, signed by six representatives,
handed to Gipps, is forwarded to Lord Stanley, who requests a recon-
sideration of the subject, report on boundaries, form of government, etc.,
290 ; Latrobe pronounces in favour of Separation, is against a representa-
tive body and suggests a nominee Council, which is recommended by Execu-
tive Council, N.S.W., to British Government, 291 ; Earl Grey promises
consideration, 292 ; delay causes impatience, 292 ; no candidates nominated
at next Election, 1848, 298 ; new writs issued and members elected, 294,
295; news of proposed Bill constitutinff new colony of Victoria, 1849,
296 ; delays reported, large meetings held, threatening resolutions passed,
296 ; Bill introduced House of Commons, 4th June, 1849, 297 ; read first
time 11th June, its progress delayed, 298; Gladstone, Lyttelton and
Lowe speak, 297, 298 (note) ; new Bill introduced by Lord John Russell,
Australian Government Act, called locally the " Separation Act," passed
5th Aug., 1850, 299; news received, llui Nov., great demonstrations,
proclamation made, 12th Nov., 299, 800 ; Separation Day observed, 15th
July, 1851, afterwards annually on 1st July, 802; fifty years after, ii.,
827. See Port Phillip District ; Victoria, Colony of.

Service, James, a dweller in Canvas Town, i., 868 ; ii., 171 ; elected M.L.A.,
65 ; seconds resolution defeating the O'Shanassy and Duffy Ministry, 76 ;
joins Nicholson Ministry, 81 ; his Land Act, 1860, 81-88 ; resigns Lands
Department, 84 ; visits England, 114 ; declined knighthood, 161 ; sup-
ported Heales' Education Bill, 1862, 168; return to political life after
several defeats, 1874, 170; his character, interest in Federation and unity
of the Empire, moderate and disinterested, his stand for absolute freedom
of commerce kept him out of Parliament ten years, 171 ; member for
Maldoxi, 172 ; Treasurer in Kerferd Ministiy, 178 ; endeavours to modify
Protectionist policy. Government meets with opposition and resigns, 174-
176 ; on increase of expenditure, 184 ; on McCulloch's Budget and taxation
proposals, 186 ; on " stonewalling " tactics, 188 ; declines joining Berxy



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Minisfeiy, 1877, 192 ; his proposed land tor, 175, 194 ; on Beny EmbAjny
(o London, 206, 207; fonns Cabinet, 211; his Reform Bill rejected and
dissolufeion granted, 212; Beny's adverse yote oanied, resigns, declines
CktaUtion and withdraws for a time, 213 ; his Oastlemaine speech on loans,
reform, Free Tiade and Protection, 238 ; on Australian Federation, 239, 382-
834 ; returned to House, forms Coalition Ministry, including Berry, 240,
241 ; his character in debate, 241 ; initiation of Public Service, Railway
Management and other Acts, 242 et seq. ; financial task, 247 ; difficulties
overcome, 248 ; lays down the insignia of office to take part in Federal
Council, 249; suggested knighthood, 262; appoints Commission on
Droughts, 254 ; attends Cobnial Conference in London, 1887, 268 ; elected
Legidative Council, 274 ; on the public finances, 277 ; on the great strike,
1890, 286 ; invited to lead fresh CoaHtion, 317 ; on the sending of miUtary
contingent to the Soudan, 341.

Shiels, William, M.L.A., Attorney-General in Munro Ministry, ii., 289; Premier,
Treasurer and Attorney-General, 289.

Shillinglaw, J. J., edits journals of Grimes, i., 25, of Knopwood, 80.

Shipping, first, from Great Britain to Port Phillip, 1839, i., 170, 247 ; forty-four
immigrant vessels arrived in 1842, 249.

Sievewright, C. W., Protector of aborigines, i., 224 ; his district, 226, 238 ; diffi-
culties, 227 ; Fyan's report on, 231 ; his suspension, 231 ; on natives killed
for raiding Whyte's Station, 236 ; attack of whites on natives at Smith and
Osprey's Station, 236, 237.

Simpson, James, member of P.P. Association, 1., 102 ; his selection, 133 ; ap-
pointed honorary arbitrator, 146, 150; chairman of first public meeting,
150 ; represents P.P. Association in Sydney, 193 ; resigns magistracy, 260 ;
purchases Melbourne allotment, 394.

Sladen, Charles, settler, i., 323; Treasurer, L.C., ii., 69; elected M.L.A., 65 ; in
Legislative Council, objects to tacking of Tariff to Apprepriation Bill, 124 ;
forms Ministry, 146 ; important service rendered, 146; knitted, 1875, 161;
Sladen-Cuthbert Bill for reform of Council, 204 ; on Berry Embassy, 207.

Slavery, abolition of, and treatment of aborigines, i., 218.

Smith, George Paton, Attorney-General in McCuUoch Ministcy, 1868, ii., 146.

Smith, John Thomas, 1., 324 ; seven times Mayor of Melbourne, 265 ; erects
theatre, 327; elected first Legislative CouncU, 340; first Legislative
Assembly, ii., 63.

Smith, R. Murray-, M.L.A., Agent-General, ii., 231 ; on the state of the public
finances, 277 ; opposition to, 1897, 324.

Smyth, Rev. Father, Ballaarat, protests against burning of diggers' licences,
ii., 35 ; efforts to save bk)od8hed, 38, 39 ; assists Lalor to escape, 45.

Smyth, B. Brough, his Aborigines of Victoria referred to, i., 214, 217.

Socialism, State, its delusions, it, 352, 353.

South Australia, migration of population from, during the gold fever, i., 365 ;
and her part in Federation, ti., 331, 332. 333, 834, 337.

Speight, Richard, Commissioner of Railways and Chairman of Board, ii., 244,
245, 246 ; suspended, 315 ; compensated, 316-; his successor, 349 ; returns
to England, 350.

Spencer, Baldwin, his Native Tribee of AtutraUa referred to, i., 214.

Squatters and land resulations, i., 206, 207 ; so-called squatting monopoly,
207 ; their enterprise, privileges, etc., 208 ; attitude towards aboriginal
Protectors, 227 ; interest in transportation, ** exiles " and ** expirees,'* 271,
272 ; prosperity of, before the gold era, 322 ; squatters and the minins
population and right of pre-emption, 350; their leases, "Disputed
Boundaries Act," and surveys, 351 ; Duke of Newcastle's reply to their
claims, 388; their prosperity after the discovery of gold and increase
of population renders them territorial aristocrats, 857 ; Royal Commission
and report on squatting tenure, 357, 358 ; their market for mutton during
the influx of population, 1852-54, 876 ; bitterly denounced, ii., 84 ; their
annual contribution to the Treasury and exportable products, 84; as
effected by Duffy's Land Act, 1862, 90 ; their alleged monoply of the land,

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100; Heftlw* BiU to onate **poor Bqaattezs,** 118; the 8heaz«n' Union,
279, 380 ; iqiiatter less of an oatUw m 17.S.W. than in Yictoiia, 861.

Stage and theatre, i., 896 et 9eq,, 874.

BlaBdiah, Oapt., Ohief Gommiflsioner of Polioe, ii., 226.

Stanley, Loi^ (Barl Derby), and colonial land policy, i., 206; oppoees din-
memberment or Separation of Port Phillip from N.S. W., 286, 286 ; reoeivee
petition signed by P.P. representativee and reqnests a reoonsideration of
bonndaiies, form of goremment, etc., 290.

Stawell, Wm. Foster, i., 828; at the Bar, 260; Attomey^Jeneral, 840; on
rights of the squatters, 862; drafts New Constitation Bill, 861; assists
in founding University, 886; prosecutes Ballaarat rebels, ii., 50; his
influence oyer Hotham, 64, 66 ; relieyed of office and reappointed, 69 ;
elected M.L.A^ 66; appdnted Chief Justice, 76 ; knighted, 161; Acting-
Qovemor, refuses dissolution to Kerferd, 176 ; his impartiality in dissolu-
tions imtnioied, 186 ; resigns, 269.

Stephen, J. W., M.L.A., joins Francis Ministry, ii, 162; his Education Act, 1870,
166 ; first Minister of Education, 167 ; Judge, Supreme Oourt, 1874, 167.

Stewart, Mr. George, first Police Mag^trate, Port Phillip, 1886, L, 148;
reports on the Settlement, 149, 162.

Stock, live, taken in at Gape, i., 12 ; sent from Tasmania to Portland by the
Hentys, 79; to Port Fhillip, 184; property of Swanston, 140, 142, 146,
174 ; overland from the Sydney side, 188i6-87-38, 174, 176 ; aggregate of, in
1861, 806 ; losses bv floods and flres, 881, 882.

Slrachan, James Fora, M.L.O., purchases Melbourne allotments, i., 892,
898 ; member of Qoldflelds Oommission, ii., 68.

Strikes, U., 264, 278; maritime strike, 1890, 280^288; effect of, 291. See
Labour, Trade Unions.

Strselecki, Gount, explores Oippsland, 1840, L, 817, 319, 820 ; disoovers gold,
1889, ii., 1.

Stuart, Alez., Premier, N.S.W., delegate Federal Oonyention, 1888, ii., 888.

Stuzt, Oapt. Oharles, his voyage down the Murray to the sea, 1829-80, L, 69-
76 ; and the aborigines, 217.

Sturt, E. P. S., Magistrate, Ballaarat, 1864, ii., 81 ; on the march of civilisa-
tion in a new country, i., 884.

Summers, Charles, designs memorial to Burke and Wills, explorers, it. 111.

Sutherland, Joseph, i., 160, 176 ; purchases Melbourne allotment, 892.

Swanston, Capt. Charles, Hobart banker, member of P.P. Association, i.,
102; his selection of land, 188, 142, 146; stock, 140; station, 146, 160,
176; represents P.P. Association in Sydney, 193; purchases Melbourne
allotments, 892, 896 ; street named after, 166.

Sydney Cove, wrecked on Fumeaux Islands, 1797, crew reach mainland of
Australia, near Cape Howe, i., 16.

Tabiff. See Covemment (Besponsible), Protection.

Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land), oosfit sighted by First Fleet, Jan., 1788, i.,
18, 14; circumnavigated by Bass and Flinders, 17; the Black War, 99,
216, 218 ; a Bishopric, 1848, 268 ; Tasmanian colonists and their enterprise
in Port Phillip, 284 ; migration of population to Victoria during gold fever,
865 ; timber, 869 ; her psft in Federation, ii., 331, 883, 886, 887, 888.

Telegraphic communication, ii., 97.

Templeton, J. M., Chairman of Public Service Board, ii., 248.

Therry, Roger, Judge, Supreme Court, 1846-46, L, 262.

Thomas, Capt., 40th Regt., captures Eureka Stockade, ii., 41 ; his report, 43.

Thomas, Wm., Protector of the aborigines, i., 217 ; on intertribal fighting,
'219, 224; his district, Western Port and Melbourne, 226; his reports
contain ethnographical information, 283.

Thomson, Dr. A., of the P.P. Association, consigns cattle in the NoroaX^ i.,
184 ; arrives on the Yarra, 146, 147 ; forms sheep station (** Eardinia ")
on site of Geelong, 146; attends first public meeting, Melbourne, 160,
161 ; calls upon Capt. Lonsdale, 154 ; his station visited by Gellibrand



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and Hesse, 160 ; welcomes Gov. Boorke 60 Geeloog, 167 ; on Irish im-
migrants, 249 ; elected for P.P district, 1848, 279 ; resigns, 282 ; parohasee
land, 311, 812; first mayor of G^long, 1649, 818; purchases Mel-
bourne allotment, 892.

Trade, profits of, during the gold fever, i., 866, 876 ; market glutted, 1864, 378 ;
on the goldfields, 878. See Exports, Imports, Produce, etc.

Trade Unions* influence and strikes, ii., 278 et seq. See labour.

Tramways in Melbourne, iL, 294 ; loans for, 297.

Transportation to American Colonies ceased, 1776, 1., 2 ; to Botany Bay decided
on, 1786, 2 ; convicts in the First Fleet, their comparatively venal offences,
4-10 ; sent to Port Phillip, 1808, removed to Hobart, 1804, 27-46 ; convicts
emploved on public works in Melbourne, 1839, 244; British Orders in
Council, 1840-49, 270 et aeq, ; resistance to the British Government on,
in 1849, 258; introduction of ** expirees" from Tasmania, 1846, 272;
Gladstone's ioquiries, 272; Conditional Transportation approved by
Committee of Legislative Council, N.S.W., 272; petition by colonists in
favour of, to Earl Grey, 278 ; British Cabinet sends convicts and revokes
Order in Council of 1840, 274 ; opposition in Melbourne, 275 ; Rcmdolph^
convict vessel, arrives in Hobson^s Bay and proceeds to Sydney, 275;
meeting of protest in Melbourne, 275; petition to Crown, and convicts
ordered to be sent to Moreton Bay, 276; Australian Anti-Transportation
League inaugurated, 276 ; last convicts left England for the Derwent in
1852, Anti-Transportation League revived during gold fever, 845 ; Western
Ausfasalia continued to receive convicts till 1867, S^7 ; Convicts Prevention
Act, 847 ; Sir Wm. Denison protests against, Duke of Newcastle disaJlows,
and suggests new Bill, 848 ; which when presented is passed with finuar
and more stringent clauses added: the Crown still withholding consent,
Council protests, 849; Hotham assents to measure for one year, and
circumstances caused it to remain on the Statute Book of Victtnia, 850.
See Crime, Penal.

Trench, R. le Peer, Attorney-General, ii., 184; reappointed, 198; resigns, 202 ;
Commissioner of Land Tax, 195.

Trenwith, M.L.C., labour representative, iL, 278, 288 ; attacks Gkvemment,
286; ffains experience, 288 ; on Berry pension, 825.

Trust funds and Colonial securities, ii., 269, 804.

Tucker, A. L., M.L.A., Minister for Lands, ti., 241.

Tnckey, Lieut. J. H., account of the voyage to Port Phillip, 1808, L, 28, 29 ;
his report on Port Phillip, 87-89.

Turner, George, M.Ii.A., Commissioner of Customs, etc, in Shiels- Berry
Ministiy, u., 320; Premier, 1894, his long tenure, retires, 1900, takes part
in Queen's Jubilee, 1897, knighted and made Privy Councillor, 821 ; his
Treasurership, 822 ; displaced by McLean, 1899, returns to power, 1900,
826 ; called to first Commonwealth Ministiy, 826.



Urivkbsitt of Melbourne, lands granted, and Act of inoorpoiation _

i., 885; academic life commenced, ii., 70; endowment under ESdnoation
Act, 1870, 168 ; and Shr R. Bany, 222.

Yai^ W. M. E., M.L.A., joins Duffy Ministry, ii., 157.

Van Diemen's Land Co., i., 185. See Tasmania.

Yerdon, G. F., M.L.A., Treasurer in Heales Ministry, Ii., 85 ; adverse vote on
his Budget, 87; joins MoCulloch, 91 ; attitude towards Protection, 119;
as Treasurer attaches Tariff to Appropriation Bill, 128 ; mission to London
on Colonial defences, 186 ; on Mint, 137 ; made C.B., 137 ; appointed Agent-
General, 146 ; knighted and resigns, 160.

Yem, Frederic, Ballaarat rebel, ii., 81 ; proposes to bum diggers* licences, 85 ;
forms stockade, 37 ; escapes during fight, 42 ; £500 offered for his capture,
' 44 ; sends letter to Age, 44.

Victoria, Queen, news received, 1849, that Her Majesty had promised to confer
her name on the new Colony, i., 296 ; patronised Intematioiial Exhibition,

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Melbourne, 1880, ii., 221 ; addiess of loyaltv to Her Majesty, 1882,281;
Jubilee celebrations, 1887, 262 ; 1897, 821 ; aigns Charter of the Common-
wealth, 888; the one ruler through the histozy of the District of Port
Phillip and the Colony of Victoria, 889. See GovemozB.
Victoria, Colony of, constituted and proclaimed, 1851, i., 296-802 ; address to
Queen desiring the Colony to be constituted the seat of Supreme Goyem-
ment in Australia, 869 ; its unique and noble heritage in 1856, ii., 70, 71 ;
progress under administration of Goyemor Barkly, 92 ; intmst of the
Colony in exploration, 105; loss to Victoria of pride and place owing
to Protection, 116, 850, 851: basking in prosperity, 1865, in depths ci
despondency, 1895, 116; talk of "cutting the painter," 128; yisit of
Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh, 1867-66, 149 ; intense loyalty of his
reception, 150 ; prestige of the Colony raised by Exhibition of 1880, 222 ;
peace, progress, prosperity, 1888-86, 219, 252; the era of extrayagance,
258 0t sea,; Victorian annals prior to this largely parliamentaxy, 257;
days of trial, lean years that closed the century, 291, 826 ; Colony becomes
a State of the Commonwealth, 827; retrospect and prospect, 827, 856;
material comfort of the people, 350; dogs upon the wheels of progress,
852 ; no priyileged classes, 9SS ; increase of population fairly distributed,
necessary to deyelop resources and make Victoria the ideal State of
Australia, 856. See Colonial Office, Gk>yemment, Gtoyemors.

Wakbtdbld land qrstem referred to, i., 814.

Walker, Thomas, Sydney merchant, elected for N.S.W. Legislatiye Council,
P.P. district, 1848, L, 280; speaks in fayour of Separation, 288.

Walker, W. F., M.L.A., Commissioner of Customs, ii., 258.

Warmambool town suryeyed, land sale, etc., L, 207, 315, 816.

Waterworks, Yan Yean (inaugurated Noy., 1858), i., 880, 884 ; iL, 97 ; Water
Conseryation Act, 1888, 246 ; loans, 254, 256, 296. See Irrigation.

Webb, B. S., first collector of Customs at Melbourne, i., 156 ; purchases town
lots, 212, 894.

Wedge, J. H., sunreyor in Tasmania, i., 100; joins P.P. Association, 102;
suryeys Port Phillip, 122, 125, 182 ; warns Fawkner's party, 128 ; yisite
Portland, 127 ; names the " Yarra," 129 ; sojourning at Indented Head,
149 ; at first public meeting, Melbourne, 150, 151 ; expenses allowed, 196 ;
purchaser of town lots, 210, 892.

Welsh, P. W., director P.P. Bank, i., 172.

Wentworth, Wm., and Committee of Legislatiye Council, N.S.W., adyise
conditional transportation of conyicts, i., 272; introduces Wool Lien
Bill, 282 ; its effect, 288 ; opposed Murrumbidgee boundary for new colony
of Victozia, 802 ; on Australian Federation, ii., 829, 881.

Were, J. B., committed by Judge Walpole, i., 260 ; adyocates Separation, 284.

Wesleyan town allotment, Melbourne, yalued £40, eyentually realised £40,000,
i., 211 ; immigrants' home established, 1852, 867.

Westby, Edmund, member Melbourne Town Council, i., 267.

Western Port discoyered by Bass, Jan., 1798, i., 15 ; yisited by Lieut. Grant*
1801, 18, 19 ; by Lieut. Murray, 1802, 19 ; ezouTBibn thither by Lieut.
Tuckey, 42 ; examined and condemned for settlement by Bobbins and
Oxley, 1804, 47 ; French expedition there, 1826, 68 ; Goyemment expedi-
tion to, 1826-27, settlement formed and abuidoned, 62-67 ; Batman and
GeUlbrand*s projected settlement, 1827, 101, 118 ; yisited by Fawkner's
party, 119 ; by Ghellibrand and others, 140 ; settlers around m 1840, 817 ;
yisited by Strzelecki, 819.

Westgarth, Wm., i., 828, 888 ; joins Anti-transportation League, 276 ; elected
to N.S.W. Legislatiye Council in place of Earl Grey, 1850, 294 ; on Gold-
finding Committee, 887 ; elected to first Victorian Legislatiye Council,
888 ; on Committee for increased police protection, 847 ; on Goldfields
Commission, ii., 58.

Wetherell and Wright, Capts., expedition to Western Port, 1826-27, i., 63-67.

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Wheeler, J. H., M.L.A., joins Munro Minifitry, ii., 289.

White, Mr. John, surgeon-superintendent, First Fleet, i., 8, 4, 6, 9.

Whitty, Edward, correspondent of Melbourne Arqus, ii., 66.

Whyte Brothers' Station on the Wannon, raided by aboriginal natives, March,



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