Greek Festival & Exhibition

Family keepsakes and brief histories are arriving from Port’s Greek families to be copied into the album we’re putting together for our August exhibition. Younger generations seem the most keen to have their family included in the archives, and … [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...]

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...]

Secretary News!

In a letter to members, President, Sue Leong, has informed us that after over twenty years of service, Pat Grainger has decided to step down from the role of secretary to the Society.  Thankfully Pat will continue to do her many non-secretarial tasks … [Read more...]

Coles Stall – 10 December 2016

Look out for our stall at the Bay Street entrance to Coles on Saturday, 10 December from 10am until 4pm. We'll be selling our Historical Port Melbourne 2017 Calendar at $12 each and J Kitchen & Sons postcards, which you may have seen on The … [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...]

October Sunday Afternoon Meeting

Members please note that our October meeting will be held on Sunday 23 October at 2.30pm in the Port Melbourne Trugo Clubrooms at Edwards Park. After usual business we'll hear from David Thompson about the Nott Street Old Boys WWI Roll of Honour and … [Read more...]

Free Publications

The first of the Society's publications that can be downloaded free of charge from the website, Salt on the Windows by Jan MacDonald, has been added to our Shop (see the menu at the top of the page). We'll be adding a few more free publications in … [Read more...]

AGM Venue

Our AGM will be held this year in the recently renovated hall of St Joseph's church at Rouse and Stokes Street at 7.00 for 7.30 pm, Monday, 22 August. The entrance is toward the rear of the hall on the left of the church, so from Rouse just keep … [Read more...]

My Port Melbourne – Photographic Competition

The photographic competition 'My Port Melbourne' will create a display and screening for our July meeting. Margaret expects every member to enter a favourite photo and words to tell why it means Port Melbourne to you, so please don’t let her … [Read more...]