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Port Phil·lip Bay

 (fĭl′əp)
A large deep-water inlet of Bass Strait on the southeast coast of Australia. The first permanent British settlement on the bay was at Melbourne in 1835.

Port Phillip Bay

(ˈfɪlɪp) or

Port Phillip

n
(Placename) a bay in SE Australia, which forms the harbour of Melbourne

Port` Phil′lip Bay′


n.
a bay in SE Australia: the harbor of Melbourne. 31 mi. (50 km) long; 25 mi. (40 km) wide.
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Its most valuable resource, however, is the appendices, listing the names, ship of transportation, trial and conviction, sentence, release, occupation and crime, for those 3700 convicts who were in the Port Phillip settlement before 1850.
Port Phillip Bay will be protected and restored for all Victorians to enjoy under a re-elected Victorian Coalition Government.
I haven't spent a lot of time out there, but I enjoy big wave sailing which I have grown up with on Port Phillip Bay," Bertrand said.
It will commemorate more than 4,100 teenage orphan girls who were shipped to Sydney, Port Phillip and Adelaide from Ireland at the height of the famine in 1848.
Mr Smith said the funding for Belgrave was part of the Napthine Government's $7 million commitment to improve the health of the Yarra River and Port Phillip Bay.
The class received a significant boost when the World championship was held on Port Phillip earlier this year.
Shellfish reefs in Port Phillip Bay will be rejuvenated under a landmark partnership between the Victorian Coalition Government and one of the world's largest conservation groups.
Hicko had recently sailed a number of Dragon Regattas in Europe with Wolf Breit, partly in preparation for the January 2011 Worlds on Port Phillip Bay.
Fishermans Bend is Australia s most significant urban renewal project and this plan provides a long term framework for a precinct that will transform Melbourne by linking the CBD to Port Phillip Bay, supporting 40,000 new jobs and providing homes for at least 80,000 residents, Mr Guy said.
Victoria Week best describes where the event is now at in terms of development Audi Victoria Week is staged in both Melbourne and Geelong and the event showcases how the waterfront cities are linked by Port Phillip," said Commodore Ritchie.
Joined by Member for Western Metropolitan Region Andrew Elsbury for the opening of the new 118-bed Matilda Unit at Port Phillip Prison, Mr O Donohue said the Victorian Coalition Government is undertaking one of the largest expansions of the prison system in Victoria s history.
JUST FIVE DAYS OUT FROM THE DELIVERY TO SYDNEY FOR THE START OF THE 2008 ROLEX SYDNEY HOBART, MAST DAMAGE ON PORT PHILLIP FORCED A SUDDEN CHANGE OF PLAN.