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Port Phillip Bay


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • A large deep-water inlet of Bass Strait on the southeast coast of Australia. The first permanent British settlement on the bay was at Melbourne in 1835.


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  • The peninsula starts at the suburb of Frankston, about 40 kilometers south of Melbourne, and forms a gentle hook that encloses Port Phillip Bay.

    Breaking Away 2009

  • On the western side of the peninsula -- the Port Phillip Bay side -- is a string of coastal towns that ache under the weight of beach-holiday nostalgia.

    Breaking Away 2009

  • It was an ideal location as the McLaren drivers could be interviewed on the balcony, the swaying palm trees and the pure blue of Port Phillip Bay beyond providing a perfect backdrop.

    Chequered Conflict Maurice Hamilton 2008

  • Mr Brumby sparked a verbal joust yesterday when he said that unless Victoria pushes ahead with channel deepening in Port Phillip Bay, Melbourne will end up a "backwater", like Adelaide.

    Archive 2008-01-01 2008

  • Appart from this I'm constantly observing a sea level at a little jetty that protrouds from my beautiful beach into the Port Phillip Bay.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with... 2008

  • Inside, a small waiting room looks out on Port Phillip Bay.

    What I cooked last night. 2007

  • T. and I lay in three inches of warm Port Phillip Bay brine, cradling him as he sat and smacked the water with his dimpled hands, laughing some more as the boiling, angry sun moved a bit further west but not a lot.

    Archive 2006-01-01 2006

  • Then we reached the top of the peninsula overlooking Port Phillip Bay.

    What I cooked last night. 2006

  • Then we reached the top of the peninsula overlooking Port Phillip Bay.

    Archive 2006-01-01 2006

  • Midday is Melbourne, six o'clock is the house at the beach and Port Phillip Bay is the clockface.

    What I cooked last night. 2006


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