About Port Albert Wharf . . . .
The importance and cultural significance of the Port Albert wharf in the 1850s and 1860s should not be under estimated. It was the staging place for shipping serving all of central and east Gippsland.
Cattle, sheep and primary produce were sent out and supplies for the emerging Gippsland community were shipped in.
In 1850 Port Albert was declared a Port of entry and clearance and a customs presence established