An exhibition in Melbourne is shedding light on Australia's murky past and the role of women who were part of the underbelly of colonial society.

Curators say it's a sobering reminder of what life was like before adequate birth control and social safety-nets for the poor.

As Stephanie Ferrier reports, the link to the past has a special significance for two Victorian sisters.

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