Meeting – Tuesday 26 January 2021 @ 7.30PM

Our first meeting of 2021 and our first in-person meeting in quite some time will be our Trivia Night with John May which has been rescheduled from November last year. We will be in the auditorium at Port Melbourne Town Hall to allow for social … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas

We wish all of our members a Merry Christmas and good tidings for the New Year. We looking forward to see you in 2021. … [Read more...]

Picnic in the Park – 13 December 2020, 12 – 3pm

Weather permitting, we are planning to be in Edwards Park on Sunday 13 December between noon and 3 pm for an end of year picnic in the park.  Please bring your own food and drink, picnic rug, chairs, sunscreen, hat and mask.  With … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 24 November 2020 @ 7.30PM

Luke Savage, Honorary School Archivist at Melbourne High School will be our November guest. You can view Luke's talk here. In A Broad Path - Melbourne High School and the beginning of state secondary education, Luke will talk about the … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 27 October 2020 @ 7.30PM

Malcolm Moore and Albert Longoni Crane slewing ring and undercarriage designed by Albert Longoniand manufactured by Malcolm Moore, 1928 Many locals have memories of the former engineering company, Malcolm Moore. For sixty years from 1927 their … [Read more...]

Meeting – Tuesday 22 September 2020 @ 7.30PM

Libby O'Farrell. Photograph by Sarah Matray (News Corp) If you missed Libby's talk on the night, you can view it here. We are thrilled to confirm that Libby O'Farrell will be the guest speaker at our September meeting via Zoom. In July … [Read more...]

AGM – Tuesday 25 August 2020

The PMHPS AGM will be an online meeting starting at 7.30pm on Tuesday 25 August. You can register via the following link. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_8s_cc5wgRKyyxi1cldJa3w  A brief meeting, including the election of the … [Read more...]

I Wish I Had Been There

Tuesday 28 July 2020 @ 7.30pm via Zoom Eight PMHPS members will describe the moment in the history of Port Melbourne they wish they had not missed, some are funny, some quirky and some are inspiring. The Society is making history by hosting our … [Read more...]

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...]

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