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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne


As part of the Australian Heritage Festival, the City of Port Phillip presents an afternoon of speakers on the theme of ‘Home’.

Home: A right, a dream, a contested space

Port Melbourne Town Hall Auditorium on 19 May, 2 to 5 pm

A thought-provoking afternoon with speakers talking about the concept of ‘home’ in historic and contemporary times.

  • Chairperson: Councillor Katherine Copsey, City of Port Phillip
  • N’arweet Carolyn Briggs, Boon Wurrung Elder and Chair,
    Boon Wurrung Foundation
  • Haleh Homei, CEO, Port Phillip Housing Association
  • Lella Cariddi, Curator, What Happened at the Pier, Multicultural Arts Victoria.
  • Janet Bolitho, Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society, Port Places,
    and community member Fishermans Bend Ministerial Advisory Committee
  • With a reading by Wendy Butler, poet and performer

Enquiries: or call 9209 6795

Bookings: Home: a right, a dream, a contested space


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Acknowledgement of Traditional Custodians

We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we meet and work, the Bunurong Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung peoples of the Eastern Kulin Nation and pay respect to their Elders past, present and emerging.