Meetings Cancelled

With the Port Melbourne Town Hall closed due to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, the Executive Committee of the Port Melbourne Historical and Preservation Society has cancelled the Society's monthly meetings until further notice. For up to date … [Read more...]

Meeting Tuesday 25 February @ 7.30pm

The guest speaker at our February meeting will be Cr David Brand who will take us on a slide tour through the Mediterranean sources of Carlo Catani’s landscapes, and chat about their significance to Melburians. Carlo Catani, Italian born … [Read more...]

Meeting Tuesday 28 January @ 7.30pm

Our January meeting will be the first at our new regular meeting date of the fourth Tuesday each month (bar December). Come along and hear from fellow members about some of the items in the Society's collection. We meet in the Council Chamber, … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas and All the Best for 2020

PMHPS wish all our members all the best for Christmas and the New Year. We see you in 2020 for our first meeting of the year on TUESDAY 28 January. … [Read more...]

Meeting Monday 25 November @ 7.30pm

As is tradition, our last general meeting of the year will be our annual trivia quiz. Professor May will test us on all manner of obscure things he has dreamt up over the past twelve months. We ask people to bring a small gift (no more than $5 … [Read more...]

Meeting Monday 28 October @ 7.30pm

Our guest speaker, Beris Campbell OAM will present The Homeshare story – in Australia and internationally  (with particular reference to the connections with the City of Port Phillip and Port Melbourne in particular!) Community Services Manager … [Read more...]

Meeting Monday 23 September @ 7.30pm

Port Melbourne Sports Clubs Port Melbourne has had and still has a proud history of hosting many different sporting clubs. On Monday 23rd September, we will hear about the history and the members’ commitment behind three of these clubs - the … [Read more...]

AGM Monday 26 August, 2019 at 7.00pm for 7.30pm

Robin Grow, PMHPS Member and President of the Art Deco and Modernism Society of Australia will be the guest speaker at our Annual General Meeting this year. Robin's presentation will provide an illustrated analysis of how Melbourne and Port … [Read more...]

Meeting 22 July @ 7.30pm

Our special guest will be Tracey Pahor who will speak on the topic of Making locals while preserving Port: The powerful use of pictures and stories in Port Melbourne. Tracey has this to say about her talk ... Tracey Pahor at the announcement of … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 24 June 2019 @ 7.30pm

Our June meeting will feature Family Stories from Port. Three members of the Society will tell their own and their family story about living in Port Melbourne. Jill Dawson’s family could have the longest continuous record of living in Port … [Read more...]

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