September 30, 2020
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12 Apostles Interps Manual
⟶ Updated 11 Feb 2019 ⟶
List of edits
14 Feb 2019
for 12ALW interps
1848: Cape Otway Lighthouse built
1845: Wreck of the 'Cataraqui'
1798: Bass and Flinders prove the existence of Bass Strait
1830s: Henty brothers (first European settlers) establish a whaling station at Portland Bay
1835: John Batman claims land on the Yarra, which becomes Melbourne
1845: Charles La Trobe surveys the Otways
1803: Penal colony established at Port Phillip, quickly abandoned
1843: Wreck of the 'Joanna'
1869: Wreck of the 'Marie Gabrielle'
1891: Wreck of the 'Fiji'
1861: Cape Wickham Lighthouse built (King Island)
1878: Wreck of the "Loch Ard"
2002-2006: Great Ocean Walk constructed
2008: Twelve Apostles Lodge built
2005, 2009: Ninth and eighth Apostles fall
1990: London Bridge collapses
1909: Tunnel dug into Point Ronald to drain Gellibrand River
1870s: Port Campbell founded
2005: Great Otway National Park declared
1980s onwards: conservationists campaign to end logging in Otways
Turn of 19th Century: First European habitation as sealers establish camps around Bass Strait
1803-1835: William Buckley lives with the Wathaurong
1919-1932: Construction of Great Ocean Road
50,000 years of indigenous occupation and custodianship
late 1800s: Charles Ryan makes his home at Ryan's Den
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