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...]

Meeting – Mon 27 May 2019 @ 7.30pm

Liardet St No 41 Station, Port Melbourne (Fire Services Museum) Our guest speaker, Ian Munro AFSM, MIFireE, MAIES will take a quick walk through 2,000 years of Fire Service history, finishing with a focus on Australia, Melbourne, and Port … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 29 April 2019 @ 7.30pm

West Melbourne. The front view of a Dudley Mansion. Our guest speaker at our (post-Easter) April meeting will be David Sornig. David will speak on the topic of theBlue Lake: finding Dudley Flats and the West Melbourne Swamp. The lush … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 25 March 2019 @ 7.30pm

Bryan Hegarty will give us a presentation on Growing up in the 50s, 60s & 70s from Middle Park to Port Melbourne. Bryan spent the first 21 years of his life living in Albert Park, the next 20 years in Port Melbourne and now lives in Hoppers … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 25 February 2019 @ 7.30pm

Spencer Street Bridge, 1930. State Library of Victoria. Have you ever noticed the Spencer Street Bridge? Arguably nondescript, this dependable 1930 structure has a backstory of political infighting, pioneering technology and an unexpected obstacle … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 28 Jan 2019 @ 7.30

Do you know that you can view some of the most important items in our collection from your home computer whenever it suits you? Come and hear from Glen Cosham, Ray Jelly and Lex Johnson as they show off some of these items and Margaret Bride will … [Read more...]

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

PMH&PS wish all our members and friends a Merry Christmas and a hope you all have a fabulous 2019 and we'll see you at our January meeting. … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 26 November @ 7.30pm

November once again sees John May test our knowledge of all things trivial with his annual quiz.  Remember, they're only hard questions if you don't know the answers! PMH&PS meet on the fourth Monday of each month, bar December, in the Council … [Read more...]

Meeting 22 October @ 7.30pm

The War in Port Melbourne 1914 -1918 Janet Bolitho will present to the October meeting on the War in Port Melbourne 1914 - 1918.  Drawing on photographs of familiar Port Melbourne places, she will reflect on some of the themes that have … [Read more...]

Meeting – Mon 24 September @ 7.30pm

Elizabeth Hore from Friends of St Kilda Cemetery with be our guest for the September meeting.  Elizabeth will be speaking on the Cultural Significance of Cemeteries to our Community, including a history of the growth of cemeteries from the churchyard … [Read more...]

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