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Dhawal Pagay
In the year 1851, abundant gold was found in lakes and streams around a town called ‘Ballarat’, thus marking the onset of the ‘Gold Rush’ in Australia. In the 1860’s. Melbourne became the second most important city in the world owing to the economic spurt and the rapid development. Most of the people who settled in this city during the early years migrated from a town called ‘Geelong’, which at that time hosted a population of 200,000, contributing to the development of Melbourne.The Tasman Sea and parts of the East Coast were discovered by an Italian named as Abel Tasman and about 80% of Australia’s population resides on the East Coast, its major cities being located here.Melbourne!