#33 History of Chinatown, Melbourne, Australia Asia Rising

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Chinatown was established in Melbourne in 1854, 20 years after the city started. It is located in Little Bourke St, and has a long history of supporting the local Chinese community.


Dr Sophie Couchman (Curator at the Chinese Museum (Melbourne), Honorary Research Fellow, History, La Trobe University) talks about history, culture, and influences of Melbourne's Chinatown.


Follow Sophie Couchman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sophiecouchman

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Follow Chinese Museum, Melbourne on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Chinese_Museum


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Chinatown was established in Melbourne in 1854, 20 years after the city started. It is located in Little Bourke St, and has a long history of supporting the local Chinese community.


Dr Sophie Couchman (Curator at the Chinese Museum (Melbourne), Honorary Research Fellow, History, La Trobe University) talks about history, culture, and influences of Melbourne's Chinatown.


Follow Sophie Couchman on Twitter: https://twitter.com/sophiecouchman

Follow Matt Smith on Twitter: https://twitter.com/nightlightguy

Follow Chinese Museum, Melbourne on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Chinese_Museum


Copyright 2016 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Please contact for permissions.

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