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The Melbourne Club is at 36 Collins Street
The Melbourne Club was founded by squatters in 1839. It moved to it present location in 1858.
Importance of Melbourne Club
The Melbourne was known as the leading men's club in Victoria. Many of its members have had significant positions in Government and commerce. Police Commissioner Standish was a member and many of his officers were concerned that things were arranged in the club between Standish and a small group of senior police who were also members.
What was the Melbourne Club like in the late 1870s
Links to the KellyGang
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What happened at the Melbourne Club after the time of the Kelly Gang
The Melbourne Club continues to be one of Victoria's leading clubs for men Melbourne Club-