Fishermans Bend framework released

The Fishermans Bend draft Framework was released on Saturday 21st October by the Minister for Planning, Richard Wynne and local member Martin Foley. A programme of consultation and events associated with the release will be announced … [Read more...]

VFL Premiers 2017!

Port Melbourne are the 2017 VFL premiers after a nail biting Grand Final against Richmond at Etihad Stadium. Port Melbourne supporters were outnumbered ten to one by Tigers but willed the Borough to victory. The final score was Port Melbourne … [Read more...]

It’s a Grand Old Flag

Port will meet Richmond in the VFL Grand Final after after a 23 point win over traditional rival, Williamstown - also a stand alone club. Port Melbourne will play in its fourth VFL Grand Final under coach Gary Ayres. It won the flag in 2011 and … [Read more...]

Double Bill

September meeting Launch of Port Talks & guest speaker Jim Sinclair May Jasper has produced three short audio stories (10 minutes each) using voices from the Society's archive. You will hear from former Port residents Tom Hills and Myrtle … [Read more...]

A corner shop

A corner shop - 116 Farrell Street, Port Melbourne The house on the corner north-west of Ross Street and Farrell Street was once occupied by a small shop and residence. Perhaps the light cream brick cladding on the building in 2016 could have been … [Read more...]

Anzac Day 2017

The Port Melbourne Anzac Day Commemorative Service will take place at the Beach Street Memorial next to the Port Melbourne Yacht Club at 9.45am on Tuesday 25 April. Wreaths and flowers welcome. Guest speakers include The Hon Michael Danby … [Read more...]

Albert Jacka VC and Port Melbourne

John May, PMHPS Vice-President, will represent the Society and lay a wreath at the commemoration of the death of Albert Jacka VC at St Kilda cemetery on Dandenong Road this Sunday 15 January at 2pm. All are welcome. At this service, held each … [Read more...]

Rootes/ Chrysler site

January 2017 At its final meeting for 2016, the Port Phillip Council considered the recommendations of a Panel on Planning Amendment C117 (Fishermans Bend Heritage Controls) that covered this large site. The Panel recommended,  and Council … [Read more...]

Theofania 2017

A welcome southerly breeze plunged the temperature from the 30s to the pleasant 20s for the annual commemoration of Theofania - the Blessing of the Waters - at Princes Pier on Sunday 8 January. A large crowd gathered on the generous deck at Princes … [Read more...]

Election Results in Gateway Ward

The successful candidates in the Gateway Ward, which includes Port Melbourne, are Bernadene Voss, Marcus Pearl and Ogy Simic. The new Council will be sworn in at a Council meeting to be held in St Kilda on Monday 7th November. The results for … [Read more...]