Freedom of Entry to the City

The custom of granting armed forces Freedom of Entry to the City dates from medieval Europe where walled cities could make the movement of armed forces difficult. If the passing troops were deemed untrustworthy, then the city may refuse to provide … [Read more...]

Port Melbourne and the Port of Melbourne

14 March 2014 The Port of Melbourne looks certain to be sold or leased after this year’s state election. This post very briefly surveys the history of the Port of Melbourne and Port Melbourne's relations with its powerful neighbour. The Melbourne … [Read more...]

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