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How we celebrated Melbourne Day 2019
- We raised the Melbourne flag with city councillors and 2019 Junior Lord Mayor
- Celebrated 184 years of marvellous
- Celebrated indigenous history and culture
- Had a Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses cupcake (OK, maybe two)
- Took home Melbourne Day showbags
- Dazzled by master-blasters Victoria Police Pipe band
- Grooved to Jack Howard (Hunters & Collectors) and Wesley College Jazz Ensemble
- And more!
Melbourne's birthday celebrations 2019: (top L to R) Melbourne Day chairman Campbell Walker, City of Melbourne councillors Beverley Pinder and Susan Riley, Junior Lord Mayor 2019 Sophie Peters and Boon Wurrung Foundation director Dave Johnston raise the flag at Enterprize Park. Master-blasters Victoria Police Pipe Band, left, and Junior Lord Mayor 2019 Sophie Peters and Melbourne Day deputy chair Sue Stanley with the Ferguson Plarre Bakehouses cake made specially for the city's 184th celebrations. Photo: Danny D'Mello
Enterprize Park, on the north bank of the Yarra River at the bottom of William St, is where the first Europeans landed on 30 August 1835 to start the first permanent settlement of Melbourne.
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