Welcome to Country by Wurundjeri Elder Colin Hunter Jr at the confluence of the Yarra River and Merri Creek
This website was created by Yarra City Council as a free online resource. It is by no means a comprehensive history, but rather, it seeks to highlight some key events in the settlement of Melbourne / Yarra. All effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of information but if you do find errors, please contact us – we would love to hear from you! To make contact, just click on the Yarra City Council icon on the bottom right corner of this page.