The Lemnos Gallipoli Memorial

The relationship between Australia and Greece has deep roots in the island of Lemnos. A hundred years ago, a piper welcomed the first Anzac nurses ashore onto that island. Conditions were harsh and chaotic at first -  ‘too awful for words’. … [Read more...]

Port Melbourne First World War Centenary

Did someone from your Port Melbourne family serve during WWI? The Port Melbourne WWI Centenary project aims to list volunteers from Port who enlisted for active service and tell some of the stories of the Home Front in Port during the … [Read more...]

Celebrating the Landing – 175th Liardet Anniversary

Complementing Pamela Horsley’s ‘Adventuring with the Liardets’, the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society presents ‘Celebrating the Landing’ – an exhibition detailing how Port Melbourne has commemorated other anniversaries of the Liardet … [Read more...]

The English Church at Sandridge

It started with a tent service in 1854 and, since the sale and subsequent re-development of the main church building as apartments, continues the tradition of the Anglican Church in Port Melbourne at the now commissioned parish hall. To celebrate … [Read more...]