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Williamstown, Victoria - Present - Heritage Buildings and Sites
... The eastern end of Commonwealth Reserve was used as an early landing place to unload stock as early as 1836, and was probably near or on the subsequent site of Gem Pier ... reclaimed by the Melbourne Harbour Trust from 1879 to 1881 to create the Commonwealth Reserve ... Gem Pier Commonwealth Reserve (Syme Street and Nelson Place) ...

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