The South East of South Australia was settled by pioneers who drove their stock in from the east and west, or landed at the tiny ports along the rocky coast. Within a few years, huge pastoral properties had been established and big cargoes of primary produce were being shipped out through Robe. The governor had a summer residence there; it was a busy social centre, and thousands of Chinese began their long march to the goldfields from its golden beaches. The pattern was changed abruptly when the railways came.
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