Proceedings of the First Legislative Council, 11 November 1851 to 20 March 1856
About the First Legislative Council
From 1851 to 1856, Victoria had only one legislative body, the Legislative Council, which held its proceedings at St Patrick's Hall in Bourke Street Melbourne. Proceedings of the Council were reported in the Argus newspaper and can be found below, in pdf format. Argus editorials concerning the Legislative Council, frequently scathing, contain valuable information about its activities and have been included with reports of the proceedings.
Further information about the formation and composition of the First Legislative Council is available here.
November 1851-January 1852
June 1852-February 1853
August 1853-April 1854
September 1854-June 1855
November 1855-March 1856
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