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Batmania – Flash interactive

is a fun way to explore the people and events surrounding the foundation of Melbourne.

Do the historical documents portray the true story? What were the motives of the main players? What was John Batman really like? Fact or fiction - you decide.

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WARNING: The National Museum of Australia endeavours to always treat Aboriginal culture with great respect. Please be aware that this site contains images of people who are deceased.