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Who was sent to the Gaol?

Hardened criminals were not the only people to serve time at the Melbourne Gaol. So who was sent to the gaol?

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Why was the Gaol built?

Victoria was not used as a convict settlement, so why did we need such a large prison complex?

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How was the Gaol run?

By the time the Melbourne Gaol was built ideas about how criminals should be punished were already changing.

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