Part I. Feathers, Fleece, and Dust of Gold: 1. A turban of feathers; 2. Australia felix; 3. A golden ant-hill; 4. The silver stick; 5. One in ten thousand; 6. 'My lord the workingman'; 7. Sunshine and moonshine; 8. Who am I?; Part II. Whirlwind and Calm: 9. When the bubble burst; 10. The horse and its conquerors; 11. Hope, depression, fire and water; 12. The rise and fall of Albert the great; 13. The jolting merry-go-round; 14. A long race: Melbourne and Sydney; 15. Whirlwind in Spring Street; 16. The new Victorians: life, work and play; 17. Koala, growling frog, drought and fire; 18. A bulging city.
A lively account of the people, places and events that have shaped Victoria with new illustrations, photographs and maps.