Station Pier: Gateway to a new life

Station Pier is a passenger port with a significant 
place in Victoria’s immigration history.

Station Pier

Station Pier - A Better Pier

Railway PierStation PierTroop Ships to Migrant LinersPort to PortHere at LastChange is in the Air

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This website is based on an exhibition held at the Immigration Museum from 2004 to 2010.

Personal Stories

Documents and images

Journey Slideshow

Journey Slideshow

Peter Taylor’s slideshow of his journey on the Otranto in 1957. The ship sailed ...

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Timeline

Station Pier 1850s to today

Timeline

Timeline

With the discovery of gold in the 1850s, Victoria’s population exploded. Th...

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Share a Story

Share your own story

Share a Story

Share a Story

Share a Story is a collection of immigration stories that explores the e...

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Related Resources

Infosheets and websites

Post World War II Migrant Ships: <I>Orcades</I>

Orcades

The Orcades was the first purpose-built passenger vessel to enter the Australian...

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